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Stories longer than 2,000 words down 86% at the LAT since 2003, 50% at WaPo, etc. →

The Wall Street Journal, which pioneered the longform narrative in American newspapers, published 35 percent fewer stories over 2,000 words last year from a decade ago, 468 from 721.

When it comes to stories longer than 3,000 words, the three papers showed even sharper declines. The WSJ’s total is down 70 percent to 25 stories, from 87 a decade ago, and theLA Times down fully 90 percent to 34 from 368.

Long form is migrating to the edge, where artisanal publishing is sprouting.

(Source: kateoplis)