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Ellies 2008: Hey, How'd You Write An Award-Worthy Feature, Jeanne Marie Laskas
This Ellie-nominated writer took immersion journalism literally, descending into coal mines for a lengthy GQ feature- April 28, 2008
In the wake of the Sago, W.Va., mine collapse in January of 2006 (where 13 miners were trapped underground for two days, and only one survived), GQ writer Jeanne Marie Laskas saw the opportunity to do a story she'd been thinking about for a long time -- an immersion journalism project ...