• 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. […]

  • MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES, VIDEO

    Posted on February 13th, 2014

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    A Flight Through Hubble’s “Deep Field”

    Back in 1995, astronomers pointed the Hubble Space Telescope into a small, empty patch of sky that seemed utterly void of any planets, stars or galaxies. For ten days they pointed the most powerful telescope built by humans at absolutely nothing, but what they captured has been called “The Most Important Image Ever Taken.” Called the Hubble […]

  • 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

    Posted on February 1st, 2014

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    A Brutal Winter, But the World May Actually Be Getting Warmer!

    This week, a freak winter weather event clobbered the Deep South, leaving motorists stranded, politicians red-faced, and even children trapped in their schools for the night. In the Midwest and Northeast U.S., temperatures plunged to double digits below zero a week earlier. While many wonder if a modern ice age may have gripped the country, NASA compiled […]