Journalism

The Dark Is What Makes Us

Dec 11, 2017

Report by Meghan Moore-Hubbard

Rural southwestern Virginia is not the Deep South, and Appalachia by its very nature is gothic.

History, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

More Than Just a Political Slogan

Dec 04, 2017

Report by Robin L. Flanigan

She gestured in the direction her friends had headed. 'That’s an expensive car full of black people.'

Diversity, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

Three Boxes

Nov 29, 2017

Report by Joseph Walsh

The police had taken Mike’s laptop and phone, so I had to find what I could without them.

Grief, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

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.

Media Debate, First Person, Journalism | Read More

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

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