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Storytelling in the News

A look at the news through the lens of storytelling

This Storytelling-in-the-News page began in November 2003 and continued on a daily basis through June 2004, providing a look at top news stories through the lens of storytelling, along with a collection of book reviews. With 161 articles, totalling more than 500 pages, I've been showing how storytelling is already a huge part of the business and political news. I will still post occasional articles here, but more recently, my daily efforts have focused on my books:

Organizational Storytelling Is In The News

172. July 27, 2004: Biz Books reviews Squirrel Inc
171. July 27, 2004: Fast Company highlights organizational storytelling
170. July 29, 2004: Financial Times reviews Squirrel Inc
168. June 3, 2004: A review of Purple Cow by Seth Godin
167. June 2, 2004: A review of The Fred Factor by Mark Sanborn
166. June 1, 2004: A review of Spencer Johnson's The Present

SUMMARY OF STORYTELING IN THE NEWS FOR MAY 2004

164. May 29, 2004: A review of Patrick Lencioni's fables
163. May 28, 2004: A review of "Fish!"
162. May 27, 2004: Review of "Who Moved My Cheese?"
161. May 26, 2004: The story of Dick Grasso and greed at the NYSE
160. May 25, 2004: It's official! Storytelling is a fundamental skill of management. (FT)
159. May 24, 2004: Martha Stewart and the story of the perjured witness
158. May 23, 2004: The story of Linux and the battle for the desktop
157. May 22, 2004: National Australia Bank: the aftermath
156. May 21, 2004: Authenticity and Italian-food
155. May 20, 2004: Storytlines of the presidential candidates
153. May 18, 2004: Financial markets plunge
152. May 17, 2004: Barron's satirizes Iraq
151. May 16, 2004: The story of financial panic in India
150. May 15, 2004: Iraq prison photos: story trumps picture
149. May 14, 2004: Marketing Professionals and storytelling
148. May 13, 2004: McDonald's ads and the decline of storytelling?
147. May 12, 2004: ComputerWorld discusses storytelling
146. May 11, 2004: Rational exuberance and storytelling
145. May 10, 2004: Financial Times discusses storytelling
144. May 9, 2004: How IDEO uses storytelling in innovation
143. May 8. 2004: Krispy Kreme fails to get a sugar high.aspx
142. May 7, 2004: The story of the April jobs data
141. May 6, 2004: Alan Greenspan warsn on the deficit
140. May 5, 2004: John Kotter backs storytelling
139. May 4, 2004: My HBR article, Telling Tales, reviewed
138. May 3, 2004: Leadership at Toyota
137. May 2, 2004: The stories of the Iraq prison photos
136. May 1, 2004: HBR publishes my article, Tellling Tales

SUMMARY OF STORYTELLING IN THE NEWS FOR APRIL 2004

134. April 29, 2004: ImClone and Carl Icahn
133. April 28, 2004: Investor's Business Daily and storytelling
132. April 27, 2004: The story of cotton subsidies and WTO
131. April 26, 2004: Inflation and the story of money
130. April 25, 2004: Using PowerPoint to empower storytelling
129. April 24, 2004: The growing role of storytelling in business
128. April 22, 2004: The story of higher interest rates
127. April 21, 2004: Nokia and Samsung
126. April 20, 2004: Eli Lilly learns from failure
125. April 19, 2004: Sping and truthtelling in business
123. April 18, 2004: Smithsonian Saturday April 18, 2004.aspx
122. April 16, 2004: Smithsonian Symposium Friday April 17, 2004
121. April 15, 2004: Inflation and the story of money
120. April 15, 2004: Satirical storytelling in politics
118. April 13, 2004: The story of rising energy prices
117. April 12, 2004: Economists tell positive stories
116. April 9, 2004:Narrative and fashion photography
115. April 8, 2004: The story of biotech research
114. April 7, 2004:Condolezza Rice's testimony reverberates
113. April 6, 2004: Condolezza Rice as storyteller
112. April 5, 2004:HBR salutes hardball managers
111. April 6, 2004:The story of narrative medecine and Professor Charon
110. April 5. 2004:Stories of economic disaster
109: April 4, 2004:Cyclical vs. linear storytelling
108. April 3, 2004:Competing stories at NAB Australia
107. April 2, 2004The story of job data
106. April 1, 2004: Humor as a leadership tool

SUMMARY OF STORYTELLING IN THE NEWS FOR MARCH 2004

104. March 31, 2004: Thomas Friedman discovers positive storytelling
103. March 30, 2004: The story of European supremacy
102. March 29, 2004: The story of road safety
101. March 28, 2004: The story of values in business
100. March 27, 2004: Richard Clarke: honesty in organizations
99. March 26. 2004: The reverse credibility gap: Starbucks
98. March 25, 2004: McCain backs Kerry on defense
97. March 24, 2004: The story of Coke's missteps on Dasani's European launch
96. March 23, 2004: Using social media to tell stories
95. March 22, 2004: shell-reduces-estimates-again
94. March 21. 2004: Microsoft vs the European Union
93. March 20, 2004: Shell reduces its estimates--again
92. March 19, 2004: Microsoft and the European Union
91. March 18, 2004: The story of the Spanish election
90. March 16, 2004: The Spanish election surprise
89. March 15, 2004: Thinking about risk
88. March 14, 2004: The story of Louis Vuitton
87. March 13, 2004: The story of French fashion
86. March 12, 2004: The story of the Madrid bomb blast
85. March 11, 2004: The story of the USA trade deficit
84. March 10, 2004: McDonald's tries to get healthier
83. March 9, 2004: The story of Martha Stewart's conviction
82. March 8, 2004: The story of Krugman vs. Greenspan
81. March 7, 2004: The disappointing story of the job figures
80. March 6, 2004: President Bush tries his hand at humor
79. March 5, 2004: The story of IBM and Linux patents
77. March 3, 2004: The brand narrative of US companies post 9/11
76. March 2, 2004: The story of data, information and knowledge: the airlines
75. March 1, 2004 The story of Eisner's ouster from Disney

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