Shape is a tricky thing to work with and at NewsCubed it has been both our strongest feature and biggest challenge.
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.
An overview of the NewsCubed research project
Editors need to experiment and be willing to fail if they are going reap the benefits of digital platforms
Paul Egglestone gives his insights into the use of games in journalism and the challenges of incorporating games into newsroom workflows
Narrative is vital when using data as a storytelling device and the lack of a story can render the most elaborate data visualisation pointless.
There are some tools available that can bring a strong visual and interactive element to stories without the need to create in Flash
A clever website is using crowd sourcing to tell an otherwise tricky commodities story
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.
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.
publisher Gestalten delves into how The New York Times creates its visualisations.
Talk of free content and failing business models is overshadowing a key aspect of digital publishing: opportunity
Seminar given to staff at the University of Queensland School of Journalism and Communication.
Rwandan journalist Robert Mukombozi has been arrested, kidnapped and shot at. Explore his story.
The literary journalism movement of the 1960s has some valuable lessons for multimedia journalists.
Rich media and interaction were key requirements for the UNESCO WPFD 2010 website.
Using a combination of text, sound, vision and interaction, your reader can have a richer and more rewarding experience.