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The Atlantic launches a new ebook division; will sell e-singles and curated collections

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The Atlantic is launching a new line of ebooks, “The Atlantic Books,” which will include both “original long-form pieces between 10,000 and 30,000 words, and curated archival collections that span the magazine’s 155-year history and feature some of the best-loved voices in American letters.” The Atlantic Books is the first...
The Atlantic launches a new ebook division; will sell e-singles and curated collections

Radiolab App: Be a Part of the Nerdiest Show On the Airwaves

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WNYC's Radiolab is audio storytelling at its best: Experimental, wonderful, and weird. The show's new app for Android and iOS is designed to get you in on the action of making the crazy sound happen. More »...
Radiolab App: Be a Part of the Nerdiest Show On the Airwaves

Fledging storytelling app Backspaces passes 50k users and 90k stories, refines Web presence

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After launching back in August, Backspaces, an iPhone app for telling stories using just photos and text, has passed 50,000 users and 90,000 stories. The service received a considerable boost during Instagram’s terms of service debacle, and has since taken on an interesting, reflective role in the mobile sharing space. In short, Backspaces...
Fledging storytelling app Backspaces passes 50k users and 90k stories, refines Web presence

The Future Of Storytelling: Immersion, Integration, Interactivity, Impact

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A new study from research consultancy Latitude lays out "The Future of Storytelling."...
The Future Of Storytelling: Immersion, Integration, Interactivity, Impact
The Authors Of Space Quest Are Back With Another Adventure

Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

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Biz Stone, the affable digital media entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter and Obvious (Lift, Medium, etc.) will be directing a short movie, we’ve just learned from a report and interview by the San Francisco Chronicle (via AllTwitter). Stone is among 10 ‘celebrities’ who will team with director Canon and Ron Howard...
Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

Ira Glass on the Building Blocks of Storytelling

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Ira Glass on the Building Blocks of Storytelling

Darpa Wants Self-Guiding, Storytelling Cameras

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Darpa Wants Self-Guiding, Storytelling Cameras
New app from Adobe Flash creators lets you explore facets of storytelling
The New York Times Doesn't Want This Startup Even Mentioning Its Name
Not everyone believes the consumer web is over -- Meet Backspaces
The Ultra-Modern Store That Gives E-Commerce A New Dimension

Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations

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Filmmaker J.J. Abrams (Cloverfield, Star Trek) and game creator Gabe Newell (Half-Life, Portal) just announced they'll be working together on creating movies and games, via their respective companies, Bad Robot Productions and Valve Software. "We sort of reached the point where we decided that we needed to do more...
Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations

SoundCloud Hands Out Fellowships to Three New Yorkers

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Mr. Noël (Photo: SoundCloud) SoundCloud, the agreed-upon poster child for Berlin’s burgeoning startup scene, has been making aggressive moves here in the New World over the last year. So it came as no surprise when the company reached out to let us know that three users from “The city of...
SoundCloud Hands Out Fellowships to Three New Yorkers

Resident Evil 6 is Capcom’s largest scale game ever

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Ah, good old’ Resident Evil, what splendorous treasures have you brought us today? The Resident Evil franchise has always been an ambitious one. From its many movies to its glorious games, every zombie fan knows Resident Evil for it gory, buckets o’ blood, dramatic action-horror storytelling. Resident Evil 6...
Resident Evil 6 is Capcom’s largest scale game ever

Storify Announces A Paid VIP Plan With Liveblogging And Collaboration Features, Partners With BBC

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Storify has become a useful tool of media organizations trying to capture newsworthy or entertaining social media conversations for their readers, with its ability to combine tweets, photos, and more into an embeddable conversation. Today the company is announcing a VIP plan with features designed specifically for “media organizations, publishers...
Storify Announces A Paid VIP Plan With Liveblogging And Collaboration Features, Partners With BBC

2013, the year of storytelling

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Since social networking was invented, it has been powered by users. We happily fuel our favorite social networks with the snippets of content that make them so valuable: our photos, check-ins, reviews, likes, hearts and shares. We post status updates about how we feel on Facebook, photos of what...
2013, the year of storytelling
Andrew Slack Rallies Dumbledore's Army For Marriage Equality, Haiti Earthquake Relief

Microsoft unveils new ‘Halo Infinity Multiplayer’ plan

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The UNSC Infinity starship will be the hub of the new Halo multiplayer experience, launching with Microsoft's Halo 4. Halo is the franchise that introduced many people to the power of multiplayer gaming, and Microsoft will attempt to make new strides with a new experience called “Halo Infinity Multiplayer,” launching...
Microsoft unveils new ‘Halo Infinity Multiplayer’ plan

Vimeo announces the 2012 Festival + Awards program and opens voting to the public

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The second Vimeo Festival + Awards is fast approaching, celebrating the most creative and original films that have premiered exclusively online. Now, Vimeo has just announced the official 2012 program and is simultaneously opening voting to the public. The event, taking place on June 7-9, 2012 in New York City, gathers together the likes of Mike...
Vimeo announces the 2012 Festival + Awards program and opens voting to the public
'Bioshock Infinite' creative director Ken Levine talks about how to build a world

Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%

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Stupeflix just shared two milestones with us: its video creation platform has surpassed the 10 million videos three years after launch and its developer API now features a “friendlier” business model. The French startup also proudly noted it powers apps for Samsung, Sprint, American Express, Coca-Cola, and Visa, among others....
Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%

Social Curation Summit attracts expert curators and tastemakers -- July 31 in New York

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Join the industry’s leading curators, tastemakers, brand marketers, entrepreneurs and VCs at The Social Curation Summit on July 31 for sessions revolving around social news curation, brand loyalty, next-generation storytelling platforms and filtering. Attend expert panels, including Inspiration for DIY Communities, Leveraging Community for Curation & Commerce, The Social Media Mixtape, Artists on the...
Social Curation Summit attracts expert curators and tastemakers -- July 31 in New York

Can You Take Fact Checking Too Far?

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Earlier this year, there was a lot of attention paid to the popular radio program This American Life (TAL) having to retract its episode based on storyteller Mike Daisey's one-man show, in which he claimed to be telling a story about his own trip to visit Apple factories in China,...
Can You Take Fact Checking Too Far?

VIDEO: A new way of storytelling on the web

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Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright discusses online project the Random Adventures of Brandon Generator...
VIDEO: A new way of storytelling on the web

Exclusive look at Vampire Season, Brainz Games tower defense title with a twist

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Columbian developer Brainz Games is betting that quirky humor and surprisingly deep gameplay will help it conquer the tower defense genre with its game, Vampire Season. Due to be released as a universal app for iPhone and iPad the end of March, it will be in the first wave of...
Exclusive look at Vampire Season, Brainz Games tower defense title with a twist

Lark debuts Kickstarter-funded, Northwest-focused cookbook app

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Two months ago, Seattle chef Johnathan Sundstrom told us about his top picks for culinary apps. Now, he might have a new favorite. Sundstrom, chef and co-owner of Lark, raised $54,437 — more than $20K past his $33K goal —  via a Kickstarter campaign for his cookbook app that is...
Lark debuts Kickstarter-funded, Northwest-focused cookbook app

Storytelling in Social Media and Events http://j.mp/a5BORU

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Storytelling in Social Media and Events http://j.mp/a5BORU

"3D is antithetical to storytelling, where immersion in character is the goal. It constantly reminds..."

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"3D is antithetical to storytelling, where immersion in character is the goal. It constantly reminds you you're watching a screen - and it completely prevents emotional involvement. Natural human vision bears no resemblance to 3D in the cinema." - Oliver Stapleton (via mappeal) Mainly agree....
"3D is antithetical to storytelling, where immersion in character is the goal. It constantly reminds..."

Blog network Buzz Media acquires music magazine Spin

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Los Angeles-based entertainment blog network Buzz Media, which owns over 40 sites including Stereogum and Just Jared, has acquired music publication Spin, including its print magazine, website, iPad app and events business. It’s unclear whether Spin will survive as a print magazine. A Buzz Media spokeswoman told me “what first...
Blog network Buzz Media acquires music magazine Spin
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