Posted on February 12th, 2015

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    NASA’s Observations

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    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, […]


    Posted on February 5th, 2015

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    Viral Audio

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    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 […]


    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 […]