March 11, 2017: “Story in the Public Square”
NYT financial journalist Michael Corkery helps make sense of financial stories affecting Americans everywhere.
Story in the Public Square
Story in the Public Square is an ongoing initiative to examine the use of storytelling in public affairs. From Homer’s depiction of war to the contemporary storytelling of bloggers, journalists, and filmmakers, the power of storytelling to inform, persuade, scare, and inspire is a critical part of our public dialogue. Individuals learn from stories, they retain them better than cold-facts, and they repeat them – spreading the story and all … Read More