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Byliner CEO excited about ‘opportunity to discover some great writers’

People used to view technology as a threat to longform journalism. But in the past year, tools like Read it Later, Instapaper and The Atavist have helped change that mentality by making it easier to find, save and Read more

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NY Times’ Abramson: ‘Long-form narrative is not only alive but dancing to new music’

Forget the digital doomsayers, said Jill Abramson. “Long-form narrative is not only alive but dancing to new music.”

Other prominent journalists echoed The New York Times managing editor’s optimism about thriving in a Twitter age at Boston University’s annual narrative Read more

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Do we want a ‘narrative,’ or reliable facts about bin Laden’s death?

Something interesting has happened since news broke that Osama bin Laden had been shot and killed. We have already received different accounts from government officials about what happened during the American raid on the compound in Pakistan.

These accounts are Read more

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How ‘Hamlet’s BlackBerry’ & ‘Think Quarterly’ show why we should stop toggling between screens and stretch our minds

Google, the company that helped create our culture of constantly clicking, has unveiled Think Quarterly, a new magazine aimed at creating “breathing space in a busy world.”

Too bad we didn’t know about this last week. If any group … Read more

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Girl versus virus: The 4 things I learned about journalism when I became the story

Nearly two years ago, my boss suggested that I turn myself into a story.

I was halfway through a grueling round of experimental treatment for hepatitis C, a potentially-fatal liver disease I contracted as an infant. My experience had all … Read more

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Willie Mae Norton, who raised Hydra Lacy Jr. from the time he was 12, holds a picture of him from the 1980s. (Kathleen Flynn/St. Petersburg Times)

Coverage of officer shooting models 6 ways to turn breaking news into a narrative

In the aftermath of a shooting that killed two police officers, journalists at the St. Petersburg Times were searching for answers.

What kind of relationship did killer Hydra Lacy Jr. have with his wife Christine, who shortly before the … Read more

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How Technology Is Renewing Attention to Long-form Journalism

When we’re constantly inundated with information via e-mail, text messages, push alerts, tweets and Facebook updates, it’s hard to make time for that 5,000-word New Yorker essay we bookmarked or the serial narrative we keep telling ourselves we’ll read but … Read more

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Msnbc.com Uses Slide Show for In-Depth Narrative Story

Like most investigative reporters, the culmination of Bill Dedman‘s reporting is generally an article or a package of articles. As he worked on his latest project, he collected images and documents that helped tell the story of a wealthy, … Read more

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Former Journalists Start Coaching, Consulting Services

When Tom Shroder took a buyout from his job as editor of The Washington Post Magazine last September, he didn’t want to leave behind the perks of life in the newsroom.

Despite the cutbacks, there was a lot that kept … Read more

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Authors Describe What it Takes to Move from Short-Form Journalism to Historical Books

Top reporters detailed at a Boston University conference this week how they moved from deadline to years-long projects and blended storytelling and research skills to bring the past alive.

Isabel Wilkerson, who won a Pulitzer Prize at The New York Read more

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