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Live from the spanking new ICC highway

Story Lab's Michael Rosenwald has been up and driving back and forth on the just-opened Intercounty Connector this morning, and he's tweeting his impressions at #poststorylab... If you've been on the road yet, please join the conversation...what's it like?...

By Marc Fisher  | February 23, 2011; 8:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Inside the story of 'Music Where We Live'

As the deputy editor on the Post Magazine, I like stories where there’s a kind of built-in tension right from the start; where someone wants something that goes against obvious logic. And that’s exactly what we have in “Music...

By David Rowell  | January 11, 2011; 10:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Telling a mother's story through her Facebook status updates

Several weeks ago, my wife Caroline and I were stuck inside Chicago’s O’Hare airport, waiting for a flight home, and, to burn some time, she logged onto Facebook. She tapped my arm and pointed at her screen. There on the...

By Ian Shapira  | December 9, 2010; 10:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Inside the priests story: Searching for the abusers

The story started the way some of the best ones do, with a basic sort of question, the kind of question someone tosses out casually at the dinner table: What ever happened to the Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse...

By Michelle Boorstein  | December 6, 2010; 10:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Story pick: 'Case of the Vanishing Blonde'

"From the start, it was a bad case," Mark Bowden writes in the opening of a powerhouse piece in the new issue of Vanity Fair. "A battered 21-year-old woman with long blond curls was discovered face down in the weeds,...

By J. Freedom du Lac  | November 12, 2010; 8:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Did Stewart and Colbert measure up to Glenn Beck?

Monday UPDATE: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert grossly underestimated the likely attendance at their rally on Saturday. Although the permit for the rally anticipated a crowd of 60,000, the best estimates put actual attendance in the neighborhood of 200,000, compared...

By Annys Shin  | November 1, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
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Older Entries in This Category »

How brain injury and war became a story, Christian Davenport , October 4, 2010
Inside the death chamber: A reporter's view, Maria Glod , September 24, 2010
Inside story: Obama's nighthawks, Annys Shin , July 7, 2010
How did Tyler Cowen land Natasha?, Michael S. Rosenwald , May 13, 2010
A failed bank and a failed story, Annys Shin , April 6, 2010
The Time Challenge: Find your 30 hours of leisure, Brigid Schulte , March 31, 2010
When Dr. Phil comes calling, Brigid Schulte , March 30, 2010
Blowback: Do comments scare off sources?, Christian Davenport , March 4, 2010
Flashback: Bob Ryan--Washington's weather chief, Marc Fisher , February 24, 2010
Dear wife: Yes, my Blackberry is a problem, Michael S. Rosenwald , February 24, 2010
Reporter's wife: Blackberry stole my husband, Michael S. Rosenwald , February 21, 2010
The world capital of snow wusses?, Marc Fisher , February 5, 2010
Moms stressed for time: Where's Dad's voice?, Brigid Schulte , January 21, 2010
When a city official changes sex: The inside story, Brigid Schulte , January 18, 2010
When your book ends up in a suspect's room, Lisa Frazier Page , December 24, 2009
Snow stories: Stuck at the mall, Sandhya Somashekhar , December 22, 2009
When reporting causes pain, Michael S. Rosenwald , December 16, 2009
Yes, we read your comments (& sometimes cringe), Theresa Vargas , December 14, 2009
Inside the notebook: Coming out to Mom and Dad, Paul Schwartzman , December 8, 2009
Inside Story: The Salahis, way before the dinner, Ian Shapira , December 2, 2009
 
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