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Capturing authentic narratives - Michele Weldon

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Journalism can be much more than reporting. An authentic, human narrative touches audiences and keeps them reading. Learn how to shape a human-centered news story, and the importance of facts, context and heart.

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  • Producer Aaron Augenblick, Lisa Thomas
  • Director Katie Wendt
  • Educator Michele Weldon
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Additional Resources for you to Explore
Hart, Jack, Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction, (University of Chicago Press, 2011) http://www.amazon.com/Storycraft-Complete-Narrative-Nonfiction-Publishing/dp/0226318141/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1343073911&sr=1-1&keywords=jack+hart+storycraft
Weldon, Michele , Everyman News: The Changing American Front Page( University of Missouri Press, 2008) http://www.amazon.com/Everyman-News-Changing-American-Front/dp/082621777X
Great websites for Narrative Journalism:
http://www.narrativemagazine.com/
http://byliner.com/
http://www.atavist.com/
http://www.niemanstoryboard.org/
http://longreads.com/
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  • Educator Michele Weldon
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