Posts Tagged ‘Storytelling’

Games will be part of journalism’s future

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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.


What can journalism learn from interaction design?

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An overview of the NewsCubed research project


No excuses: editiors must experiment

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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

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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

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


Free tools for telling interactive stories

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There are some tools available that can bring a strong visual and interactive element to stories without the need to create in Flash


Street price: a weed story

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A clever website is using crowd sourcing to tell an otherwise tricky commodities story


Tough times in show business

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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.


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.


How the NYT makes graphics

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publisher Gestalten delves into how The New York Times creates its visualisations.


Make the most of your medium

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In good multimedia storytelling the content and medium are in harmony. Either the the story is constructed to play to the strengths of the medium, or the choice of medium is determined by the content available.


10 ways to make money

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Talk of free content and failing business models is overshadowing a key aspect of digital publishing: opportunity


Gen Y JACs it up

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JACdigital is evolving into a student portal. Following a design the aim is to make the site a one-stop journalism portal.


Business models for premium journalism

Seminar given to staff at the University of Queensland School of Journalism and Communication.


Persona non grata

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


What Tom Wolfe can teach digital storytellers

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The literary journalism movement of the 1960s has some valuable lessons for multimedia journalists.


World Press Freedom Day

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


Interactive features

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