Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Episode 29: Narrative in Norway

This week’s episode features a conversation with Norwegian journalist Bjorn Nord. Nord is a veteran reporter who embraces narrative work and also runs a conference each year in Bergen - Fortellingens kraft - to help reporters and editors develop their storytelling chops.

Please read the English translation of Nord’s award-winning narrative from earlier this year - Five Feet Under.

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