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The Rise of Multimedia Journalism

I taught Multimedia Communications courses to Journalism students, so articles like these were some of my first introductions to visualisation. I’ve been hooked ever since! Published in December 2012, many consider The New York Times’ article ‘Snow Fall’ to be the forerunner to the multimedia journalism pieces we’re now seeing. Innovative in its use of auto-playing […]

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Gamification of News

You might have played games based on real events while at school… remember Oregon Trail? Newsgames have emerged from this tradition and are usually published by journalism organizations or nonprofit groups with the intent to explore a topical issue. Given the amount of time the average western teenager spends playing video games each week, it’s an […]

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