Posted by: bluesyemre | April 23, 2015

Introducing FOLD, a new tool (and a new model?) for storytelling by Ethan Zuckerman

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This morning, Center for Civic Media at MIT is releasing a new publishing platform, FOLD. Alexis Hope (a Masters student in my lab) and Kevin Hu began working on FOLD when they were students in my class News and Participatory Media. The class asks students to take on a reporting task each week, using existing tools or building new ones to solve a particular challenge. FOLD was Alexis and Kevin’s solution to a challenge I put forward around writing “explainers”, articles designed to provide content for stories that give incremental updates to a larger story (and to develop an appetite for those stories based on deeper understanding of their significance.)

http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2015/04/22/introducing-fold-a-new-tool-and-a-new-model-for-storytelling/

http://readfold.com/

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