• MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES, PACKAGES, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on April 5th, 2014

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    NPR’s Trip to “Borderland”

    Since the middle of March, National Public Radio (NPR) aired the multi-part series Borderland: Dispatches From the U.S.-Mexico Boundary across its radio network. Lead by NPR reporter Steve Inskeep, Borderland is an expansive and poignant series dealing with “the people and the crossing” along the almost 2000-mile border between the United States and Mexico. Today, NPR launched a wonderful photo and multimedia essay featuring twelve […]

  • MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on March 26th, 2014

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    A New View on the Mudslide Tragedy

    Rescue workers continue to search feverishly for victims in last week’s tragic mudslide in Washington. As one might imagine, the scope of the devastation is difficult to comprehend without the appropriate context. To help with this, The Seattle Times published a post-mudslide aerial photograph superimposed over a map view of the area along with a slider bar to help the […]

  • AUDIO, PACKAGES, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on March 18th, 2014

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    Hidden Beauty

    In London, the Wellcome Library is renowned for its collections and resources for the study of medical history, but this week, the BBC unveiled a wonderful close-up look at some of the winning entries at the 2014 Wellcome Image Awards, celebrating the best in science imaging. The slideshow features a number of images from the beautiful to the otherworldly, and is narrated by […]

  • MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES, PACKAGES, PHOTOJOURNALISM, VIDEO

    Posted on February 21st, 2014

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    The “YOLO Flip”

    Iouri Podladtchikov wowed the world when he took top honors at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and earned the gold medal in men’s halfpipe. Iouri, also known as “iPod,” has been a contender on the halfpipe competition circuit for years, but his performance in Sochi was a defining moment for him and pipe competition in general as he unseated U.S. […]

  • AUDIO, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES, PHOTOJOURNALISM, uncategorized, VIDEO

    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 […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, PHOTOJOURNALISM, VIDEO

    Posted on November 2nd, 2013

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    The New York City marathon by the numbers

    Some of the best examples of multimedia storytelling involve mixing two less obvious content types. “The New York City Marathon By the Numbers,” a video package from The New York Times, is a great examples of how video, still images, text and audio can come together to tell a compelling story in an engaging fashion. […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on September 5th, 2013

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    TIMElapse

    On July 23, 1972 the NASA launched into space the Earth Resources Technology Satellite to capture images of Earth. Eventually named Landsat, the program is responsible for capturing millions of images of the Earth’s surface over the past four decades. TIME recently unveiled these pictures in a truly captivating multimedia presentation. In collaboration with Google, […]

  • AUDIO, PHOTOJOURNALISM, uncategorized, WRITING

    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 […]

  • PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on August 15th, 2013

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    In Focus photo blog tells high-impact stories

    In Focus is a news photography blog by Alan Taylor published regularly by The Atlantic. Taylor, who created the Boston Globe’s widely acclaimed Big Picture photo blog in 2008,  recognizes the power of photography to tell high-impact stories. Although newspapers often don’t have (or won’t devote) the space necessary for this kind of storytelling, photo […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on August 30th, 2012

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    Gabbi Douglas’s balance beam dismount

    The New York Times never disappoints when it comes to Olympics coverage. This interactive graphic/photo gallery is a great example of how great photographic images can be used as the basis for information graphics. With the addition of a few lines, descriptive words and an engaging presentation, these images tell the story in a way […]

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