Exploring the art and craft of story
April 20, 2021
April 15, 2021
April 13, 2021
The digital upheaval gutted the traditional business model, but those aren't the only issues we need to confront
Resistance to the COVID vaccine carries echoes of past stories
In profiles of place, a New York Times reporter writes about missing the newsroom, and another carries his mother's name back to Ireland
No matter the collective loss from COVID, the loss of each individual counts
The final "life story" demands sensitive interviewing, strong character development, the arc of narrative and foolproof fact-checking
Journalism may not make a difference in the moment, but is essential to truth and history
Prompts to help you build stronger writing muscles every day
A reflection on clarity and purpose: "There was only one place for me to go."
Excellence in times that "try men's souls"
Two anchors to keep you moored wherever you are and whatever the story
It was a year of great journalism about hard things — and fiction that soothed along the way
While all Storyboard posts offer lessons from the masters of the craft, we offer a few practical stand-outs from the past year