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Fortellerskolen med Tom French (NB: Egen billett!):
På forhånd anbefaler vi at du leser Angels & Demons.
Her finner du 15 av Tom Wolfes artikler.
Finding Story Ideas: Tips your editor won’t tell you med Lane DeGregory, Tampa Bay Times
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing, 2009
1) Talk to strangers
Be nosey, sit by the old woman on the swing, everyone has a story
Lady Liberty: Searching for the American dream
2) Play hookie
Roam aimlessly, let someone else drive, ride the bus, look around
Cashier Michael Turbe: A Father’s Day 41 years in the making
3) Read the walls
Check bulletin boards, buy bad papers, scour the classifieds
House on the Corner: What would drive a man to shoot his neighbor 17 times?
4) Sit the bench
Be a fly on the wall, eavesdrop at beauty parlors, eat lunch alone
Girl in the Window: A feral child finds a family
5) Make freaky friends
Opposites attract, befriend photographers, use your friends and kids
Chasing the Light: A photographer documents dying children
6) Get a life
Eat dirt at the drag strip, join bowling leagues, go to festivals
The Divine Miss Em: Losing a young actress
7) Ignore important people
See who’s in their shadows, stakeholders, other ways in
Pahokee Fred: When football is your only ticket out
8) Celebrate losers
Dreams don’t always come true, ask about failures, lessons learned
Homeless artist Rick Lewis: “Homer’s odyssey”
9) Wonder: Who would ever?
Here’s to you, Mr. golf ball picker-upper, Dirty Jobs, why you?
Mr. Newton: Still sweeping a shrimp factory at age 99
10) Hang out at bars (or coffee shops)
Check out different dives, try a martini, always come back to Cheers
After the hurricane: We all need a drink
GETTING THE GOODS
11) Give everyone your phone number
Keep in touch, don’t dis PR people, ask what else is going on
Davion Only: Orphan goes to church to find a family
12) Be late
Old news is good news, it’s easier after the arrest, whatever happened to
Susie Wheldon: Widow of race car driver goes back to the track
13) Work holidays
Relish rituals, find faith, new traditions, those who can’t celebrate
Valentine Boy: Finding the right words for your first girl
14) Take stories no one else wants
Make people care, write for other sections, find a new way
Guess My Age: Couple falls for biggest game at the fair
15) Look for the bruise on the apple
Ask uncomfortable questions, celebrate conflict, sucks for them
Prince Vinegar: How do you know when it’s time to let go?
CRACKING THE NUTS
16) Lie on the floor, climb on the cabinets
See stories from a new angle, seek new perspectives
In the aftermath of a massacre: A young man finds his voice
17) Listen to the quiet
The sound of silence, what doesn’t happen, questions not answered
Miss Teen America: A long walk in the woods
18) Go along for the ride
Invite yourself over, ask for photo albums, vacuum the scene
The Long Fall of Phoebe Jonchuck: Before her dad dropped her off the bridge
19) Take small bites
See a sliver of the big picture, shadows in the news, I can’t imagine
Mom Cheryl Brown of Trayvon Martin’s neighborhood: “The Retreat”
20) Don’t be afraid of yourself
Share your life, open up, tell stories, take risks, you are a character
I’m Ryland’s Mom: Sending my first-born to college
Don’t be a snob. Don’t think you’ve heard them all before.
Try on new lenses and frames.
And remember, sometimes the best stories are in your own backyard.
Fem fot under med Bjørn Asle Nord og Steffen Øie:
Adina Lange ligger begravet under snøen. Adina Lange lies buried beneath the snow.
Å fortelle om det aller vanskeligste med Helle Aarnes og Ingunn Røren:
Dette er de norske overgriperne
Slik fangar du publikum med lyd med Kari Hesthamar, journalist og prosjektleiar for podcast i NRK:
Anbefalt lytting: «Den brune pakken» og «Prix Europa: So long, Marianne»
Multimedia story-telling on the small screens with Olivia Crellin, BBC:
Drought Talk: Is All Water Use Created Equal?, AJ+
Bronx Brothers, festival release
Child Exploitation in Brazil, BBC From Our Own Correspondent (radio)
The woman who shows how toxic America’s culture wars have become, BBC Trending
How to lift the under-reported stories and create meaningful social change with World Press Photo-winner Mary F. Calvert:
The Battle Within: Sexual Assault in America’s Military Part 1: The Hearings
The Battle Within: Sexual Assault in America’s Miliary Part 2: The Survivors
Missing in Action: Homeless Women Veterans
Fra dokumenthaug til fortellende journalistikk med Erlend Frafjord:
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