“Capote had long believed that non-fiction could be as compelling as fiction, and that one of the major reasons that it wasn’t was because it was often produced by journalists rather than a writer in control of fictional techniques.”
source: Journalism and the Novel
There it is. Black on white. That is how written journalistic endeavors should be according to me and Truman. And that is why I’m currently working on a paper on the fictionalizing effects in Capote’s In Cold Blood.