Journalism

The Ruins of Gary, Indiana

Oct 30, 2017

Report by Joseph S. Pete

Grinning like a mattress-store salesman, Sam handed us all hardhats and protective eyeglasses.

History, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

Messages from a Former Cambodian Prison

Sep 18, 2017

Report by Alyssa Sorresso

It’s starting again in the U.S.A.

History, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

Everything that Rises

Sep 18, 2017

Report by Steven Volynets

Admitting you are a writer at Wheeler’s is like admitting to folding origami or shopping at the Whole Foods.

Reader's Life, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

The Communion of Saints

Nov 14, 2016

Theme Essay by Jo Scott-Coe

I don’t delude myself that writing an essay can somehow undo an act of violence.

Writing and Faith, Grief, Journalism | Read More

Dear Rupert Murdoch (and Mark Zuckerberg)

Sep 19, 2016

Open Letter by Jeremiah Horrigan

As I’ve learned the hard way, Mr. Murdoch, you weren’t the worst thing to happen to me or journalism.

Media Debate, Journalism, Open Letters | Read More

How I Became a First-Person Journalist

Mar 21, 2016

TW Column by Martha Nichols

In literary circles, nonfiction writing is often called everything but journalism.

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Hooking Teens with the Real World

Oct 05, 2015

Theme Essay by Marina Budhos and Marc Aronson

You can’t assume that teenagers are interested in what you have to say—it’s your job to pull them in by intriguing and delighting them.

Advice, Children's Lit, Journalism | Read More

What Journalists Can Teach Memoir Writers

Nov 17, 2014

TW Column by Martha Nichols

First-person journalism is my antidote to much of what goes on in creative nonfiction classes.

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Caitlin Moran: “You Just Can’t Argue with Cool”

Nov 03, 2014

TW Interview by Lorraine Berry

Just by being working class, I’m a minority in the industry, and then to be a woman on top of that is absolutely nuts.

Featured Interview, Diversity, Journalism | Read More

"Women and Power" in the NYT Book Review

Oct 15, 2014

TW Opinion by Lorraine Berry and Martha Nichols

At a time when female critics from Caitlin Moran to Mary Beard are being harassed all over the Internet, the lack of editorial attitude is troubling.

Media Debate, Diversity, Journalism | Read More

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