Narrative is vital when using data as a storytelling device and the lack of a story can render the most elaborate data visualisation pointless.
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.
Any journalist who has been mentored by a seasoned hack understands the benefits of someone deleting the first three pars of your story
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.