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Stealing: A Deconstruction of Five Women

Trying to make a story that sounds new or does something surprising is hard. The only way Chana Joffe-Walt has ever known how to try is to copy and to steal.

Trying to make a story that sounds new or does something surprising is hard. The only way Chana Joffe-Walt has ever known how to try is to copy and to steal.

In her 2018 Conference Session, Chana talked about making the episode Five Women for This American Life, and stealing things she likes from other places and people. The session is not available as a recording, however you can listen to the original piece "Five Women" here.


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Chana Joffe-Walt

Chana joined This American Life in 2014. Before that, she was a reporter for NPR where she helped create Planet Money . In 2015 she won a Peabody award for her shows on school segregation.