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    Posted on January 7th, 2015

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    Join us in Los Angeles in September!

    The Online News Association’s 2015 Conference & Awards Banquet, Sept. 24-26, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, is the premier gathering of highly engaged digital journalists who are shaping the future of media. Students, educators and professionals gather to learn about new tools, techniques and technologies, to discuss advancements and challenges in the industry, take advantage […]

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    Posted on February 8th, 2014

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    Slowing Down the Fastest Event at the Winter Olympics

    The Sochi Olympics began with much fanfare this week, and while a good amount of attention has been focused on the inconveniences facing visitors to Sochi, The New York Times has created a fantastic interactive multimedia feature on the new track design for the luge and other sled events. Following the death of an athlete at the Vancouver Games where luge […]

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    Posted on November 21st, 2013

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    World-wide News Web

    It probably comes as no surprise that we couldn’t resist this one! This week in multimedia journalism, we have a stunning data visualization that captures more than three decades of locations mentioned in news coverage of events between 1979 and 2013, as compiled by the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT). A new […]

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    Posted on September 1st, 2013

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    The Speech: A moving user experience

    Nearly every news source in the country had something special planned for the coverage of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Since he first delivered in on Aug. 28, 1963, “I Have A Dream” has become revered as one of the most moving speeches in American history. And […]

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    Posted on April 2nd, 2013

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    Geotagger’s World Atlas

    I was talking with a friend the other day about how some of the most innovative, interesting “inventions” of late are actually not based at all on new products. Rather, they make use of existing technologies in new ways. The field of data visualization is innovating at breakneck speeds as visual storytellers apply visualization techniques […]

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    Posted on March 25th, 2013

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    The Guardian provides interactive view from the top of the Shard

    The Guardian: The view from the top of the Shard: London panorama of sights and sounds In early February, The Guardian published a rich interactive that uses augmented reality to mark the opening of the Shard, London’s newest skyscraper. At 95 stories, The Shard is currently the tallest building in the European Union and the second-tallest in Europe. […]

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    Posted on February 16th, 2013

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    Infected or Affected multimedia project on AIDS in S. Africa

    Two great posts everyone must check out this week: Photographer Matthew Lloyd’s multimedia project about AIDS in South Africa, “Infected or Affected” and an insightful Q&A with Lloyd offered by the folks at MediaStorm. Lloyd created the project for the Bishop Simeon Trust. The project presents dramatic  statistics that are a reality in South Africa […]

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    Posted on February 10th, 2013

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    A Love Story

    Just in time for Valentines Day, The Washington Post has published truly heart-warming video featuring photography, text and audio. This video details the love story of Shelley Belgard and Bill Ott through the alternating voices of Shelley and Bill. While both contribute to the same story about the challenges and joys of a marriage, they […]

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    Posted on November 11th, 2012

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    2012 Election Interactives

    2012 Election Interactives

    Multimedia storytelling abounds during election week. Here are a few examples we liked: In this interactive, CNN focuses on advertising, money and travel in the presidential races. The amount of money each candidate spent is broken down by state. The user either explore the map state-by-state or compare states to one another.  This is a […]

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    Posted on November 9th, 2012

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    Hurricane Sandy Coverage

    The web has been flooded with powerful images and moving videos of the devastation brought on by Super Storm Sandy last week. It would be difficult to choose one example of how multimedia was used to cover this ongoing tragedy. So we tried to collect a few examples here. Many news sites that have displayed […]

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