Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
Some have called long-form journalism an endangered species. But ground-breaking articles requiring months of research and writing continue to appear. Why is such work important? How is it created? James Fallows and Corby Kummer of The Atlantic will chart the journey of a major feature story from conception to publication and speculate about the future of long-form writing in the digital age. Tom Levenson, Prof. of Writing at MIT, will moderate.