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The Big Question

Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

Sep 16, 2014 | 28 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Technology has changed way we tell stories, but has it changed the quality of storytelling? At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of writers, artists, and producers to weigh in. "We're revisiting the same explorations of the soul that have been going on for hundreds of generations," says House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon. Other panelists include Michael Eisner, Catherine Burns, Jay Allison, Paula Kerger, Jon Lovett, Yoni Bloch, Pete McBride, and Hari Kondabolu.

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Authors: Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Sam Price-Waldman, Nadine Ajaka

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