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Storytelling: Herodotus to Storify

Posted by: | September 20, 2011 | No Comment |

To me, storytelling isn’t just orally telling the story. In the age of Zuckerberg, journalists and others practice visual storytelling via applications like Storify. For those of you who need a little reminding of what a Storify looks like, check this one out:

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Early newspapers were not the most organized. Facts, the most important part of a news story, were often burried deep in a story and difficult to find. The inverted pyramid changed that completely and made things much easier on the reader. American journalists found that telegraphs could be unreliable. They developed a system of transmitting […]

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