Long-form journalism now on your e-reader

News services and book genres such as nonfiction, current events and American history might have new avenues to explore for distribution and style. What happened May 1 through 11 has changed the rules, and writers and journalist must take note.

I will not rehash the events of May 1. We all know of the raid and subsequent killing of Osama bin Laden.

Columbia MO's NPR Affiliate

Radio’s Lynn Neary spoke with Jon Meacham, editor of the anthology “Beyond Bin Laden: America and the Future of Terror,” and Mark Reznick, editor of the book “SEAL Team Six.” Reznick’s book had its release date moved from May 21 to May 6, according to a publicist at St. Martin’s Press. Both represent the new “fast release movement” for books to keep current with the 24/7 news cycle and to provide a “long-form” analysis as opposed to the three paragraphs we find on Web-based newspapers and magazines.

Read more: Go To Columbia Missourian.com

About David Rosman

David is the winner of the Missouri Press Foundation's "Best Columnist" in 2013 (First Place) and 2014 (Second Place), the 2016 Harold Riback Award for excellence in writing, and the winner of the 2007 Interactive Media Award for excellence in editing.
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