|Title of host publication||The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies|
|Editors||Tim P. Vos , Folker Hanusch Hanusch|
|Place of Publication||New Jersey|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
As the organizational properties of a coherent narrative, story structures are fundamental devices in the social construction of reality. This entry provides an introduction to seminal concepts and techniques in journalistic storytelling, such as the inverted pyramid and the story arc, contextualizing its intellectual and occupational context, while expanding it into innovative contemporary digital narrative structures across data visualization, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and social media platforms.