chapter  14
16 Pages

Feature Stories

ByBarbara Alysen, Mandy Oakham, Roger Patching, Gail Sedorkin

With the numerous predictions that newspapers are dying, and that the rapid demise of all forms of journalism will follow, it would be logical to think that the feature format is also about to be ditched into this well of despair. This is definitely not the case, and some are even predicting that this journalistic form—which some have now dubbed 'long-form journalism'—may yet prove to be the salvation for all journalists.