going to get it done a lot quicker (though not necessarily more efficiently) with a tractor and cutter bar than you would with a scythe. Digital storytelling, Hurricane Katrina, and using technology with a "narrative purpose", a Nieman Storyboard interview with USA Today interactives director Joshua Hatch on Stories from the Second Line and the making of Hurricane Katrina: 5 Years Later, a series that combines maps, interactive visuals, video. The other establishes not truth but verisimilitude." (Among other interesting points made.) Hardwired for Story (YouTube, Sarah-Jane "SJ" Murray, video from TEDx Talks, on "neuro-coupling Stories are everywhere. When the Mississippi River recently surged down through the middle of the country, a lot of people I follow on Twitter took the opportunity to point to John McPhees marvelous 1987 article Atchafalaya. It is more cumbersome, more dangerous, no faster, and far less pleasant to use than the tool it replaced. Two: Preserving nonhuman life. Beyond Rape: A Survivor's Story (The Cleveland Plain Dealer 5-4-08). Look at the proposals of the neo-environmentalists in this light and you can see them as a series of attempts to dig us out of the progress traps that their predecessors knocked us into. Why are you having a friend come over, I asked, when it doesnt matter if he can smell it or not, and none of us can fix it?
Window Seat: The Art of the Circle Field
The Death of the Moth, and Other Essays
He lived that way for twenty-five years, trying, initially at least, to escape from civilization. A wonderful online treasury of some of the most popular posts on Nieman Storyboard. As when writing an essay are poems underlined Kurt Vonnegut would have said: so it goes. They have a great big straw man to build up and knock down, and once theyve got that out of the way, they can move on to the really important part of their message. The Moth (live storytelling events in New York City) Narrative (Richard Gilbert's blog, now Draft. Produced by Transom and PRX. But it is an aesthetic of negation. It pays some writers but not most. It is a compromise we can control, as much as we can ever control anything; a stage on the journey we can still understand. What do we value about the Amazon forest? He is not a bad man at all. This Philadelphia Magazine investigation revealed the deaths were indeed tragic, but perhaps not unexplainable.