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How Augmented Reality and Empathetic Storytelling is Changing Audience Engagement

In an ever-evolving media landscape, journalists and content creators are struggling to “catch” as many eyes on their content as possible, but new augmented reality apps like Pokémon GO offer innovative avenues for storytelling. For the unfamiliar, augmented reality is a new form of virtual reality, which supplements or “augments” real-life interactions with the physical…

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Media Insider: Twitter Execs Leaving, Pinterest Ventures into Video Advertising, Hard News Thrives on Facebook

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Twitter’s Exodus: Four Top Execs Leaving (CNN) Twitter is going through some big changes. CNN reports, on top of a plummeting share price and struggles to attract new users, that four Twitter executives are departing: Product chief Kevin Weil,…

4 Takeaways for Storytellers from This Year’s Peabody Awards

A record was set when the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were presented on Monday. Forty-six recipients — the largest number of Peabody winners in a single year — were honored. After reviewing the script for this year’s awards ceremony, emcee Ira Glass (whose This American Life also took home an award), told the crowd there was no way around it…