Published by The Advocacy Committee of the
National Storytelling Network logo Aims to Spread Storytelling Skills

Washington Post, May 17, 2004

Summary: won a Peabody Award, the first stand-alone web site to be honored with one of electronic news media's most distinguished prizes. This educational and hyperactive site was noted for “bringing new voices into the media mix.” is an experiment in channeling new work and voices to public radio through the Internet, for discussing that work, and encouraging more. Jay Allison, one of the founders of, has been involved with citizen storytelling and community building since the early days of National Public Radio.

Recent stories on include:

  • a Flash/Audio visit to the Brockton, MA Fair
  • the story of an eastern Kentucky family's carving out a new way of making a living that doesn’t destroy the homeplace
  • the story of a large, difficult and remarkable personality, the author's father

Subjects Covered: digital storytelling, personal storytelling

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