Posted on January 17th, 2017

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    Audio: Contribute II

    It is imperative to consider sound when planning a multimedia production. Whether it be an audio slideshow, documentary or interactive narrative, research has found that audio is one of the most intimate forms of media. Though humans are hardwired to look for visuals and interactive elements, audio requires users to draw on memories and their […]


    Posted on November 15th, 2016

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    Photographing the Pope From a Different Vantage Point

    Photography is a powerful medium that can capture a scene and provide emotional resonance that words cannot capture. Excellent photojournalism requires research, planning and a keen eye for distinguishing the shots that best capture a moment. When the Pope visited the United States in 2015, Tobias Hutzler, renowned for his wide-angle, long-lens photography took a […]


    Posted on November 8th, 2016

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    Information Graphic: What Time Will the Polls Close?

    Tuesday November 8th is election day, and polls begin closing across the county at 6 p.m. Eastern time in parts of Indiana and Kentucky. However, voting across the county concludes at 1 a.m. Eastern time on the western islands of Alaska. The New York Times, created a simple yet effective graphic that maps when polls […]


    Posted on October 31st, 2016

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    Data Visualization: The Complete History Of The NFL

    Sports fans are always debating which team is the greatest of all time. At FiveThirtyEight, an interactive data visualization examines the history of the National Football League using an Elo rating, which is a simple measure of strength based on game-by-game results. This allows viewers to quickly examine over 30,000 ratings and evaluate how each team […]


    Posted on October 20th, 2016

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    Using Audio to Create Atmoshphere

    While pictures capture a scene and draw our attention, the use of audio in multimedia storytelling creates a visceral sensation that immerses users in the narrative. In the online interactive story Firestorm, The Guardian tells the personal story of the Holmes family and their encounter with a devastating bushfire in Tasmania. The package comprised of […]


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