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Robert S. Boynton

Associate Professor
Lit Rep, Director

Robert S. Boynton is the director of NYU’s Literary Reportage concentration. He was graduated with honors in philosophy and religion from Haverford College, and received an MA in political science from Yale University. His book, The New New Journalism was published by Vintage Books in 2005, and he has written about culture and ideas for The New Yorker (where he has been a contributing editor) and Harper’s (where he has been a senior editor). His byline has also appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Lingua Franca, Bookforum, Columbia Journalism Review, The New Republic, The Nation, The Village Voice, Rolling Stone and many other publications. The Invitation Only Zone, his forthcoming book about North Korea’s Japanese abduction project, will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. For a selection of his work, go to robertboynton.com. Information about The New New Journalism can be found at newnewjournalism.com.

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Published Works

The New York Times In ‘Under the Sun,’ a Documentary Masked and Unmasked July 1st, 2016 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The New York Times MoMA Apologizes for Dropping a Film Critical of North Korea June 10th, 2016 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project January 12th, 2016 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The New Yorker North Korea’s Abduction Project December 21st, 2015 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The Nation The Most Eccentric New Yorkers and the Writer Who Loved Them July 16th, 2015 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor IALJS Notes Toward a Supreme Nonfiction: Teaching Literary Reportage in the Twenty-First Century January 1st, 2014 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The New York Times The 10 Percenter October 13th, 2011 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor Byliner The New New Journalism, circa 2011 September 12th, 2011 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The Atlantic North Korea’s Digital Underground April 1st, 2011 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The New York Times A Blessing and a Burden February 16th, 2010 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor Columbia Journalism Review Checkbook Journalism Revisited February 1st, 2008 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The Nation The Plot Against Equality December 25th, 2006 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor Columbia Journalism Review Gay Talese: A Work in Progress May 1st, 2006 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The New New Journalism The New New Journalism July 1st, 2005 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor The New York Times The Tyranny of Copyright? January 25th, 2004 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor Boston Review The Return of the Repressed January 1st, 2003 Robert S. Boynton Associate Professor
 

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