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"You imagine an excessive amount of! You mom F@$#%&* imagine an excessive amount of! You're not anything yet an smug, pointy-headed highbrow — i would like you out of my lecture room and rancid the premises in 5 mins or I'm calling the police and having you arrested for trespassing. " — Hollywood performing instructor to Randy Olson, former scientist
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In 1997, marine biologist Olson famous that scientists wanted larger communications abilities to handle a turning out to be backlash opposed to "rational data-based technology. " encouraged through the "power of video," Olson gave up a tenured professorship and went to Hollywood to arrive a broader viewers via filmmaking. The an important lesson he realized was once find out how to inform a great tale, a mostly absent main issue for scientists, who concentrate on accuracy instead of viewers engagement. It used to be a lesson Olson realized the demanding means, after his clever layout documentary, Flock of Dodos, flopped for loss of a full of life tale line. through "starting with a unusual little tidbit" approximately his mom and the clever layout attorney she lives subsequent to, Olson discovered the hook he used to be lacking. Olson values motivation over schooling, trying to Al Gore's An Inconvenient fact ("the most crucial and best-made piece of environmental media in history") for a highly profitable instance of his rules in motion. as though to turn out all he's discovered, Olson packs this hugely interesting e-book with extra sturdy tales than solid suggestion, spurring readers to reconsider their own verbal exchange types instead of ape Olson's instance.
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Should it be the traditional digital storytelling movement, community arts or public 30 Digital Identity and Everyday Activism education? Couldry also uses a theoretical and speculative frame, rather than one grounded in practice, to discuss digital storytelling’s relevance to a broader cultural landscape: . . if we are to take Lambert’s vision of digital storytelling’s potential contribution to democracy seriously, as I believe we should – (we need) to follow closely not just the forms and styles of digital storytelling and not just who is involved in what locations in digital storytelling, and where, but in what wider contexts and under what conditions digital stories are exchanged, referred to, treated as a resource, and given recognition and authority.
The group established a website and Yahoo! group and called for community members to share their personal stories of family with politicians, policymakers and friends in the general community. The website featured real-life family portraits and there were regular call-outs for people who might be happy to speak to the media in features about their alternative family structures and conception processes. People were encouraged to report back to the community about their experiences of everyday activism, including anecdotes about visiting members of parliament.
Analytical tools derived from queer theory are brought to bear in a more detailed exploration of identity construction in digital stories in Chapter 3. Digital storytellers must also consider what their prospective audiences may choose to watch and this presents multiple issues of how to reach audiences and how to market stories in order to attract audience attention (and, in online realms, ‘views’). As Ken Plummer points out in the seminal ‘Telling Sexual Stories’: Stories get told and read in different ways in different contexts.