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How Immersive Storytelling Explores Social Issues

Technological innovations have transformed the way we tell stories. The Peabody Awards, recently launched a new prize honoring excellence in digital storytelling, the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award. Dr. Jeffrey Jones, media scholar and Executive Director of the Peabody Awards, along with two recipients of the award, will lead a discussion on how the digital era has shifted the shape and delivery of stories in new and compelling ways.

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  1. How do technological innovations continue to change the way that we can tell stories and engage with our audience?
  2. What are examples of some of the best immersive storytelling and what was the process in creating these stories?
  3. How can you use digital platforms to draw attention and engagement around stories with social issues?



Christine Drayer, Chief Marketing Officer, Peabody Awards

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