• PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on February 12th, 2015

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    This Week in Multimedia Journalism

    Image of the sun

    NASA always offers awesome images filled with awe-inspiring glances at distant planetary bodies and glimpses of phenomena that the average person will never see with the naked eye. But there is one part of our own solar system that seems so ordinary that most people never pay it much attention: the sun. But, of course, […]

  • AUDIO

    Posted on February 5th, 2015

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    Viral Audio

    NiemanLab Image

    Done well, audio can be an incredibly moving and engaging form of storytelling, and no one does it better than NPR. But, how can public radio make audio that breaks big on social media? A recent NiemanLab article details an NPR experiment that attempted to answer that question and identify what makes a piece of audio go […]

  • PHOTOJOURNALISM, VIDEO

    Posted on February 1st, 2015

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    Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: Video and Photos

    Auschwitz: BBC

    Last week marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, and there was no shortage of compelling multimedia to pay tribute to those who died there. Perhaps one of the most innovative was an interactive video developed by BBC News. Touted as an “experimental new video format” the presentation includes dramatic footage, compelling narrative and interactive features that allow viewers to […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION

    Posted on January 20th, 2015

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    Setting the Bar on Bar Charts

    The Atlantic bar graph

    News articles often contain a lot of information that needs to be generalized for the sake of space. One way around this is by using charts and graphs to represent the data. But ensuring your charts are both visually engaging and easy to understand is no simple task. A recent bar chart by The Atlantic shows how many times […]

  • PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on January 15th, 2015

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    Breaking the Mold for Photo Slideshows

    Braving Ebola

      The New York Times’ recent article, “Braving Ebola,” highlights Ebola workers in Liberia tells the deeply personal stories of people living through one of the most challenging world health issues today. This article combines moving stories with equally dramatic photographs in a presentation that breaks the mold for photo slide shows. The photos highlight the hope and […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES Derek Jeter in Batting Box

    [caption id="attachment_1578" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Derek Jeter in Batting Box[/caption] New York ...

  • PHOTOJOURNALISM Image of the sun

    [caption id="attachment_1617" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Image courtesy of NASA[/caption] NASA always offers ...

  • PHOTOJOURNALISTS, PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES

    Danny Gawolski Video Editor, The Seattle Times In 2010, the The Seattle Times ...

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