Ira Glass and Jad Abumrad

Ira Glass talks about broadcast storytelling building blocks. There are two building blocks in broadcasting story telling. Anecdote which is the sequence of actions or events, shows how telling a story should be from one thing into another into another, make it flow. And in baits to drag the reader into the story itself and to keep the reader wanting more. Keep the reader asking questions. Lastly, you have a moment of reflection. A reason and point to the story.

Jad Abumrad talks about how radio does not use images and symbols but rather descriptions. These descriptions are a way of making the listeners or readers to create their own image. Imagination can go a long way and can be taken in different perspective. If you tell a group of people the same description they might all have a different image that comes to mind that is unique and based on their perspective.

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