Posts Tagged ‘multimedia’

Games will be part of journalism’s future

A scene from September 12th

Using games to tell news stories forces journalists to think and work in radically different ways. But, these rich, non-linear narratives have the potential to push storytelling in new directions and engage audiences more deeply.

Pearson shows digital can pay


Pearson’s half-year results last week show that premium content and mobile platforms mean publishers can make money from digital and rely less on advertising.

Articles or not, we need new story formats


There has been a spat about whether journalism still needs articles.

No excuses: editiors must experiment


Editors need to experiment and be willing to fail if they are going reap the benefits of digital platforms

Games-based news a ‘long way’ off


Paul Egglestone gives his insights into the use of games in journalism and the challenges of incorporating games into newsroom workflows

Five trends that will shape journalism


Journalism needs some new ideas. Here are five trends that could help shape how news is told in the future

Data journalism needs a story


Narrative is vital when using data as a storytelling device and the lack of a story can render the most elaborate data visualisation pointless.

NBN good news for content creators

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Australia’s National Broadband Network is forcing the hand of government and organisations, which are looking for ways to collaborate with content creators.

Tough times in show business


There could only be another decade left in the Australian country show circuit. As financial pressures mount and people become time poor, communities are less able to support the agricultural events that roll through town each year.

Video tips from a MasterChef editor


Structure. pace and clarity are Brett McCauley’s ingredients for a good edit. Having worked on Channel Ten’s successful MasterChef series McCauley has some good ideas about how to keep an audience visually and emotionally engaged.

Multimedia production reaches beyond journalism

Advertising, interactive narratives, social media, citizen journalism and gaming are all part of the mix in the third-year Convergent Production course at the University of Queensland this semester.

Persona non grata


Rwandan journalist Robert Mukombozi has been arrested, kidnapped and shot at. Explore his story.

World Press Freedom Day

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Rich media and interaction were key requirements for the UNESCO WPFD 2010 website.

Interactive features


Using a combination of text, sound, vision and interaction, your reader can have a richer and more rewarding experience.