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
Journalism needs some new ideas. Here are five trends that could help shape how news is told in the future
Narrative is vital when using data as a storytelling device and the lack of a story can render the most elaborate data visualisation pointless.
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.
Rwandan journalist Robert Mukombozi has been arrested, kidnapped and shot at. Explore his story.