Storytelling by blog: another example is the 2003 “…she’s a flight risk”. Like a personal diary told in public, the author describes her current life experience. “Isabella” has left her marriage, and fears for her life. Post by post unfolds her story through flashbacks, notes on the day, and concerns for the future.
Is it true? Like some digital stories I explore, its fictional nature is open to question. John H. Richardson looked into this as it unfolded in “The Search For Isabella V.” Esquire, October 1, 2003.
A good sense of the story can be found in exploring this Internet Archive copy. (The Wayback Machine is a terrific resource for researching older digital stories, as they sometimes vanish from the current Web)