Every time they fly in and out of Mumbai, tourists, businesspeople, and politicians can see blue-tarp and cardboard rooftops squeezed between condominiums and luxury hotels. The irony of Mumbai’s slums is that the urban poor are ubiquitous, simultaneously visible and invisible. But seeing slums from the perspective of those who inhabit them — and not […]
For my first attempt at storytelling with this new social media tool, I recapped a panel at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas. Feedback would be great — should I write more, include more tweets, include fewer tweets? Is this actually good for a reader who wasn’t at the event? [&amp;lt;a href=”http://storify.com/angshah/mobile-health-applications-the-view-from-sxsw-inte” target=”blank”&amp;gt;View the story “Mobile […]
I’m testing out a new social media storytelling tool called Storify with today’s top news, one that has been told quite movingly through social media. This Storify was created by NewsHour and it’s a really interesting way to scroll through today’s events. What do you think? Do you like this kind of storytelling?