An exemplary text for courses in feature writing, magazine and literary journalism, Intimate Journalism introduces students to the art of combining human interest stories with incisive journalistic enquiry. Harrington prefaces this outstanding collection of award-winning feature articles with detailed, practical reporting advice, sharing trade secrets from his 15 years as a staff writer for The Washington Post. The following chapters each contain examples of human interest reporting, followed by an invaluable afterward from each journalist describing how he or she conceptualized, reported and wrote their particular story.
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Table of ContentsPrologue The Job of Remembering for the TribeA Writer's Essay Seeking the Extraordinary in the OrdinaryThe Man Who Couldn't Read - Gary SmithShadow of a Nation - Gary SmithThe American Man at Age Ten - Susan OrleanThe Last Housewife in America - David FinkelTV without Guilt - David FinkelMrs Kelly's Monster - Jon FranklinMissing Alice - Pete EarleyIn These Girls, Hope Is a Muscle - Madeleine BlaisZepp's Last Stand - Madeleine BlaisEach Other's Mirror - Jeanne Marie LaskasHow the World Turns in West Philadelphia - Richard Ben CramerDeath in Venice - Mike SagerTrue Detective - Walt HarringtonWhen Daddy Comes Home - Walt HarringtonThe Shape of Her Dreaming - Walt Harrington