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Against the Odds

By May 21, 2018

Veken Gueyikian had a problem. It was 2009, and he was in love with an unhappy arts writer. His husband, art critic Hrag Vartanian, had grown weary of low-paying writing gigs and the constraints … Read more

People Want to Know About People

By Sounding April 27, 2018

It’s odd that we forget people in our reporting. We’re people. Everyone around us is a person, however annoying their habits might be. People want to know about people; gossip and curiosity are some of our default settings. Yet we … Read more

Reinventing Local TV News

By and Features April 18, 2018

When the Rev. Billy Graham died in February, Raleigh-based WRAL-TV provided expansive coverage of the famed evangelist’s life and legacy. That was no surprise since, after all, the pastor was a North Carolina native, and—though his funeral was … Read more

“Collaboration Is Really Our Best Protection”

Live @ Lippmann April 17, 2018

A French investigative journalist and filmmaker, Laurent Richard is the co-founder of the popular French public television newsmagazine “Cash Investigation,” produced by Premières Lignes. He has also produced several long-form investigative stories for television and oversaw coverage … Read more