Stan Alcorn is a reporter and producer for Reveal. He previously was a reporter for Marketplace, covering business and economic news – from debit card fees levied on the formerly incarcerated to the economic impact of Beyoncé's hair. He also has helped launch new shows at Marketplace and Slate, researched books by journalists at Time and CNBC, and reported for outlets including FiveThirtyEight, High Country News, Narratively, Digg, WNYC and NPR.
Recent Posts by Stan Alcorn
The Big Map: Outlining NarrativesDecember 6, 2011 by Stan Alcorn
Two sets of Dart Award-winning writers and editors describe how they tackled their complicated stories, and reveal a common secret weapon: a (large) paper outline.
The Hurt In Their EyesNovember 3, 2011 by Stan Alcorn
St. Petersburg Times photographer Edmund Fountain talks about his Dart Award-winning portraits of men whose lives are still shaped, up to 50 years later, by the brutal abuse they suffered at the Florida School for Boys.
2011 Dart Awards Honor Outstanding Reporting on InstitutionsApril 29, 2011 by Stan Alcorn
There are many forces that suppress stories of trauma, from the active denial of perpetrators to the passive denial of those who prefer to look away. But when human tragedy is embedded in complex institutions — high school, higher ed, the military — the challenges of reporting and storytelling multiply.
21st Century War: What Journalists Need to KnowDecember 16, 2010 by Stan Alcorn
Researchers, clinicians and a retired Marine talk about how multiple deployments and the threat of grievous physical and psychological injury make it difficult for a veteran to make the journey home; part of Dart's Videos on Veterans series.
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