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Episode 310: Trust Me Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

Episode 310: <i>Trust Me</i> Author Hank Phillippi Ryan

Hank Phillippi Ryan, investigative reporter for Boston’s 7News and best-selling author, talks to Daniel and Stephanie Ford about her new book Trust Me.

Episode 253: Dreamland Author Sam Quinones

Episode 253: <i>Dreamland</i> Author Sam Quinones

Author and journalist Sam Quinones talks to Daniel Ford about what led him to journalism, his research and writing process for Dreamland, and his experience testifying in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee about the opioid crisis in the United States.

Episode 227: Blurred Lines Author Vanessa Grigoriadis

Vanessa Grigoriadis, author of Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus, talks to Daniel Ford about what she discovered while investigating the sexual revolution occurring on college campuses across the United States.

Grigoriadis, who is a contributing editor at The New York Times Magazine and Vanity Fair, also discusses the current state of journalism.

To learn more about Vanessa Grigoriadis, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @vanessagrigor.

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Episode 201: Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give Author Ada Calhoun

Ada Calhoun, author of Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give and St. Mark’s Is Dead, talks to Daniel Ford about her honest approach to writing about marriage, the future of journalism, and what she loves about New York City.

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Marriages are messy. And complicated. And if you gloss over the weirder stuff, you don’t really do it justice.
— Ada Calhoun

To learn more about Ada Calhoun, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @adacalhoun. Also read Gary Almeter’s review of Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give.

Episode 163: Author and Pioneering Journalist Lynn Povich

Lynn Povich, pioneering journalist and author of The Good Girls Revolt, talks to Stephanie Schaefer and Daniel Ford about how she got into journalism and the vibe at Newsweek when she first started in the late 1960s. She also spoke about why she wrote The Good Girls Revolt when she did, how the Amazon show based on her book came about, what she thinks about the future of journalism, and how feminism has changed since she entered the workforce.

“Keep writing, keep reporting, keep telling stories, and you’ll get better at it.”
— Lynn Povich

To learn more about Lynn Povich, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @LynnPovich.

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Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.

Episode 155: Newseum’s Gene Policinski Discusses the Future of Journalism

Gene Policinski, longtime journalist, chief operating officer for the Newseum Institute, and senior vice president of the First Amendment Center, talks to Daniel Ford about 2016 Presidential Election coverage, why we need more shoe-leather reporting, and what lessons news organizations, editors, and reporters need to learn to keep the profession relevant and necessary in the future.

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To learn more about Gene Policinski, visit the Newseum’s official website or follow him on Twitter @genefac.