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Eye of the Storm — A New Reporting Technique?

It’s a gripping tale already, the story of a undocumented college student who was arrested and sent to detention because she lacked a driver’s license. But the narrative was enhanced by a technique rarely seen in newsrooms, but frequently used in graphic novels. It augments the story well.

Is this a new chapter in narrative journalism? Can you see your news organization adding the resources to allow you to tell your stories this way?

This post originally appeared on EWA’s now-defunct online community, EdMedia Commons. Old content from EMC will appear in the Ed Beat archives.