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Great storytelling: Lessons from Ira Glass

This is a guest post from Mitch Joel — President, Twist Image and author of “Six Pixels of Separation.” His new book “CTRL ALT Delete” was released in May 2013. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. Great storytelling is a lot of very hard work. It’s sad…

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Trust is earned when things go wrong

Radio show This American Life discovered that one of its most popular episodes ever was full of fabrications. It was downloaded 888,000 times. Most newspapers might have buried a 2-sentence correction somewhere, and most TV and radio stations would have done nothing. What did TAL do? They pulled the show. Then they devoted an entire…

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