The cube shape aims to bounding hyperspace and make complex stories easier to navigate.

Taming the cube

Shape is a tricky thing to work with and at NewsCubed it has been both our strongest feature and biggest challenge.

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An early, low-fidelity prototype of the NewsCube

Attitude and design can drive innovation

Journalists need a better attitude if they want to drive innovation in the news business.

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Grants

NewsCube wins innovation grant

My NewsCube project has won a Walkley Innovation Grant. The project was one of six projects in the running for a share of $40,000 in seed funding to develop the project.

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Team Social Revolution created a game focussed on increased CCTV cameras on the Gold Coast. The aim is to destroy cameras without being filmed.

Design solutions for journalism

Journalism should try designing its way out of some of its challenges. Let’s face it, new technologies, dwindling advertising revenues, legacy attitudes about audiences and a shift in power toward tech companies means there’s a lot to address. It’s a wicked problem. But it can be worked through and design is a way to do […]

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NewsCubed

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About NewsCubed

NewsCubed is an early stage start-up focussed on designing journalism for the future. Having won a W…

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Research

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Hypertext and journalism

My review article on how journalism research might further explore hypertext has been published in D…

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J+IxD

One of the prototypes created by journalism and interaction design students in 2013
J+IxD: teaching design to journalists

Lecture slides and resources for this year's iteration of Journalism + Interaction Design at UQ…

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Musings

Metastory: Vox.com's cards on immigration
Vox.com: a case for translational research

Any of the world’s newsrooms could have done what Ezra Klein has 17 years ago if they were aware o…

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Resources

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Digital journalism resources

Links to a range of materials for anyone interested in producing news for new platforms, including m…

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