The Future of Longform Journalism
MAR 04, 2013 | 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
1201: Elebash Recital Hall
March 04, 2013: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
What is the state of longform journalism? Are we living in its pixelated end times, or have new technologies resurrected narrative nonfiction? Join leading journalists and editors as they discuss the future of reporting and writing in the age of 140-character attention spans. Featuring David Grann, staff writer for the New Yorker and the author of The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon; Max Linsky, co-founder of Longform.org; Alana Newhouse, editor-in-chief of Tablet; Evan Ratliff, co-founder and editor of the Atavist; and David Samuels, contributor to the New Yorker, Harper’s, the Atlantic, and other publications.
Cosponsored by GC Public Programs, the Writers’ Institute, and the GC Advocate.