Stories and Éditorialisation

The term editorialization , in English, refers to expressions of opinion — as in, writing an editorial or a letter to an editor. In his 2016 Sens-Public article, Marcello Vitali-Rosati writes in his opening paragraph that in French, éditorialisation “relates specifically to digital culture and to digital forms of producing knowledge.” It’s part of the (digital) social practice to understand, organize, and judge. There are, according to Vitali-Rosati, five things that make up editorialization: (1) processual, (2) performative (action), (3) ontological, (4) multiple, and (5) collective.  ... trails of ideas trails are stories  stories meander and shift  stories change over time  stories may not be entirely factual  stories contain elements of fact  responses may not be entirely factual either... they are opinions  stories and facts and opinions are part of the human condition part of what makes a culture  what is culture  what’s real?  words and text are “real”  threa

Posters, Disasters, and Plans

Opinion as Artifact as Data

A Mass of Unknowable Readers

Nothing Alternative is Fixed in Time

Smart-Asses and Outsiders

Gold Below the Fold

And Call It Design Writing

C’mon Over to My URL

Noise and Subjectivities

Design Writing Out of Sight