Digital storytelling revives the art of gossip

“And gossip is a very different kind of story to the polished ones professional authors write – sprawling, untidy, infinite. It is also multi-directional, told not simply from teller to listener, but collaboratively across networks of people, each of whom puts their own spin on the tale, adding new information, embellishing juicy points, omitting the parts that don’t suit.”

via Digital storytelling revives the art of gossip – Katherine May – Aeon.

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