Original members of the rock band America

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Why storytelling can be more important — and sexier — than fishing and hunting

March 10, 2020

A journalist and teacher draws on research that shows stories give us an evolutionary edge — and passes out bags of rice to other storytellers

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What journalistic process can teach both kids and scientists

February 28, 2020

"Science Storytellers" uses reporters' notebooks as a bridge between childhood curiosity and scientific expertise

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A new science writing anthology offers lessons for any journalist covering a complex world

February 20, 2020

"The Craft of Science Writing" collects more than 30 pieces from the how-to website "The Open Notebook"

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A career newspaperwoman visits the Newseum in its final days

December 31, 2019

She captures the emotional rise and fall of America's "temple to journalism"

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A needle in time to heal pains of the past

November 22, 2019

The Power of Storytelling: A journalist and novelist with a painful legacy picks up threads of the family story she's never known how to write

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The value of villains: Here’s motivation for pursuing stories some might find off-putting

November 7, 2019

Podcaster and journalist Evan Ratliff, author of "The Mastermind," on why he is drawn to stories of the "bad guys"

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The game-changing union of digital innovation and “emotional storytelling”

October 30, 2019

The Power of Storytelling: How the Financial Times is revolutionizing the shape of hard-facts reporting to counter mistrust and foster empathy

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Mastering the awkward art of the interview

October 25, 2019

The Power of Storytelling: Longform podcaster Max Linsky's five rules for getting people to open up on air

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A new “true story” award honors longform nonfiction from around the world

September 6, 2019

Top winners from Russia, U.S., China; a foundation created by independent Swiss journalists seeks to "broaden the predominantly Western view"

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Revisiting the “Ghost Ship” fire

September 6, 2019

Verdicts in the case of a deadly fire at an artists' warehouse provide no clear answers, but prompt another look at an annotated profile of the accused

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Gems of wisdom: Start writing, read out loud, and send handwritten notes

August 1, 2019

Notes from The Mayborn: A first-timer finds comfort and good advice

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Covering failures in the justice system with patience for facts and sensitivity to victims

July 31, 2019

Notes from The Mayborn: Pamela Colloff on how to walk the careful line between journalistic revelation and dramatic exploitation