1. Digital Storytelling

    I stumbled upon this great resource for digital storytelling from the BBC. “Without a good narrative to guide your audience, they won’t be captivated enough to stay with you and watch or listen to your content. We hear from producers, scriptwriters and directors working across drama and factual about how...

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  2. Female Visibility Matters

    If you didn’t catch Professor Salamishah Tillet’s essay Female Visibility Matters in the New York Times it is well worth a read. She shares her insights regarding the invisibility of African-American women and their experience of racism. “When we talk about lynching, police brutality and mass incarceration, we are almost always talking...

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  3. The Art of Storytelling: Question Everything

      Wall Street Journalist, Barry Newman’s new book“News to Me: Finding, Reporting and Writing Offbeat Features” reveals the key ingredients in the art of storytelling.  At the top of his list of ingredients is — to question everything. “A story about something can’t just be ‘about’ something. Encyclopedia articles are ‘about’ things....

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  4. The Epidemic of Facelessness

    There are over a billion Twitter users sending 500 million tweets a day. Over a billion active monthly mobile Facebook users consuming content on more than 50 million Facebook pages. Over 20 billion photos have been shared on Instagram and counting. Not to mention the billions of posts on Pinterest,...

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