Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Posts Tagged ‘reporting’

Mar

19

2013

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Why ‘travel writing’ can cease to exist

The concept of "travel writing" is so limiting. Who wants to read about travel? That's a personal process, and it often involves non--illuminating details such as taxicabs, tickets, and uncomfortable beds. If you drop the "travel" and are just a "writer," you haven't lost a yard of territory. You are still covering the whole planet.

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May

18

2010

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How travel writing is becoming something by and for the wealthy

Tweet On Saturday, I pretended to go to Portland, Oregon. There was a conference of travel editors going on, and because they were all using the Twitter tag #satwpdx, I was able to follow what the various speakers were saying. (Go to a professional conference from a diner table at the Star on 18th!) That […]

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