‘We’re Creating a World That Feels True’

“Getting television from an idea in someone’s head to the screen in your living room (or on your laptop) is difficult, fast-paced, and complicated work.” Caroline Framke shadows the crew of FX’s The Americans during the production of season four and offers a closer look at how a TV show is made.

Source: Vox
Published: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 25 minutes (6,487 words)

Fatal Mistakes

Medical errors kill more people each year than plane crashes, terrorist attacks, and drug overdoses combined. Kliff examines the “second victims” of those errors—the doctors and nurses who must live with their mistakes—and whether hospitals should do more to support providers.

Source: Vox
Published: Mar 15, 2016
Length: 20 minutes (5,180 words)

The Confessions of @dick_nixon

An essay about a father-son relationship, character, and how a Yale-trained playwright came to impersonate Richard Nixon on Twitter.

Source: Vox
Published: Oct 8, 2015
Length: 12 minutes (3,140 words)

What Does It Mean to Teach for America?

Teach for America has faced criticism for years. Now it’s listening—and changing.

Source: Vox
Published: Sep 5, 2014
Length: 22 minutes (5,618 words)