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Gamifying Geographic Knowledge

I won’t lie — my geographic knowledge of New York City landmarks isn’t great. Having spent a total of four days in Manhattan so far in my life, I didn’t expect a gold star on The New York Times’ recent interactive — Who Needs a GPS? A New York Geography Quiz. (and yes, I think this […]

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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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