Long-Form Storytelling in a Short Attention Span World, streaming TONIGHT, 3/16, 7pm ET

This looks really interesting. I'll be tuning in via live stream. Details below.


Long-Form Storytelling in a Short Attention Span World

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 7:00 p.m.

This discussion will cover the full scope of putting together long-form investigative pieces, including: what topics appeal to audiences; how can you make complex issues interesting and easy to understand; is television, the web, radio or print the best medium for long-form reports; and what methods of funding or business models are best suited to support in-depth stories. Ira Glass, Host and Producer,This American LifeDavid Remnick, Editor, The New YorkerRaney Aronson-Rath, Series Senior Producer, PBS FrontlineStephen Engelberg, Managing Editor,ProPublica.  Moderated by Alison Stewart, Co-Anchor, PBS Need To Know.

This event is also available as a live stream. Please visit this site to view it live on the evening of the event:


Sponsored by ProPublica and the New School. 


Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street


Free; seating is limited; reservations required by calling or emailing

Phone: 212.229.5353 
Email: publicprograms@newschool.edu

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