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Nieman Conference Insists Narrative Matters in Turbulent Times

Events March 23, 2009

Attendance dipped to slightly over 500 compared to more than 900 in past years. Some had just lost jobs. A few others wondered how long they'd have a desk to come back to. But speakers at last weekend's Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism preached adaptation, not hand wringing. They said well-honed storytelling skills enhance print and online reporting and improve newspapers' woeful bottom lines. Read more