From this week’s reading, what I enjoyed reading most and took away from it was the semiological theory of syntagm and paradigm and how it helps define the relationship between database and narrative, as well as differentiate ‘new media’ from traditional media.
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From how Marsha Kinder describes Database Narratives, it seems very similar to the way historians retrieve and accumulate data or facts from archives and then interpret them into a narrative. Database Narrative then would also be similar to analytical narratives, which uses the data collected to gesture at a narrative.
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