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Subjectivity, Hugs and Craft: Podcasting as Extreme Literary Journalism

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The literary journalism movement unleashed by Capote, Didion, Mailer and Wolfe in the 1960s is reinventing itself in a remarkably powerful way via podcasting. This article positions exemplary narrative podcasts among the literary journalism canon and includes a case study of Wrong Skin, an awardwinning podcast from The Age newsroom on which the author collaborated.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • McHugh, S. "Subjectivity, Hugs and Craft: Podcasting as Extreme Literary Journalism." Nieman Storyboard (2019):

Place Of Publication


  • Boston, USA

Abstract


  • The literary journalism movement unleashed by Capote, Didion, Mailer and Wolfe in the 1960s is reinventing itself in a remarkably powerful way via podcasting. This article positions exemplary narrative podcasts among the literary journalism canon and includes a case study of Wrong Skin, an awardwinning podcast from The Age newsroom on which the author collaborated.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • McHugh, S. "Subjectivity, Hugs and Craft: Podcasting as Extreme Literary Journalism." Nieman Storyboard (2019):

Place Of Publication


  • Boston, USA