Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013 by Uri Halevi
Narratively is a community of talented storytellers who are devoted to uncovering and sharing in-depth local stories with a universal appeal.
Narratively is a platform devoted to original, in-depth and untold stories. The stories are mainly about New York city but other cities are also being featured and the ultimate goal is to cover all major cities with in-depth authentic stories, told by the best local storytellers. Narratively strives to slow down the news cycle, the site’s team don’t care about the breaking news or the next big headline; they’re devoted exclusively to sharing a city’s untold stories—the rich, intricate narratives that get at the heart of what a place is all about. With a team of writers, editors, photographers, artists, designers and filmmakers who have worked regularly for top media outlets like the New York Times, New York magazine, CNN, NPR, MediaStorm, the New Yorker and the BBC, among other innovative and experimental publications, you can be sure you will get only the best content.
Each week, Narratively explores a different theme and publish a series of stories—just one a day—told in the most appropriate medium for each piece. It might be a long-form article on a Monday, followed by an animated documentary on Tuesday, then a photo essay, an audio piece or a short documentary film. Every story gets the space and time it needs to have an impact – an approach they describe as “slow storytelling” or “slow journalism.” The site also features a platform for shorter content, called Narratively Shorts. There, you’ll find original short stories and series, essays written by you and others in the Narratively community, you can also get behind the scenes through interviews with the contributors and subjects. Narratively offers a different kind of news and stories about you favorite city, give it a try for in-depth, inspiring and fresh point of view of the city you thought you knew…