Tag: interactive

by Aleszu Bajak

This piece was initially published on Storybench, a cookbook for digital storytelling. Storybench is a collaboration between Northeastern University’s Media Innovation program, a new graduate degree in digital journalism, and Esquire magazine. The Confederate battle flag is a symbol that has long outlived the Civil War. Logan Jaffe, a multimedia producer for WBEZ’s Curious City […] more »

by Aleszu Bajak

Four former military contractors were sentenced earlier this month to lengthy prison terms for killing 14 unarmed Iraqis in a crowded Baghdad square on September 16, 2007. The Blackwater security contractors had been part of a heavily-armed convoy patrolling through a traffic circle in Baghdad’s Nisour Square when they stopped and fired at several cars […] more »

by JD Lasica

Meograph, new storytelling startup that launched in July, gives online journalists and storytellers an added dimension that too often has been missing: context. With Meograph, you can create what co-founder and CEO Misha Leybovich calls “4D storytelling” through a simple interface that lets users add images, video and text to a story they want to […] more »

by Brian Moritz

Click here to read entire series Election Day is always one of the most exciting days in any newsroom. The rush of breaking news, the crunching of data late into the night, and covering stories that matter to the country and to your community make it one of the most exhilarating days to be a […] more »

by Kara Oehler

We at Zeega want to enable anyone to create interactive documentaries and invent new forms of storytelling. For inspiration, we’ve looked to a figure who challenged the documentary form right when radio and film were being invented a century ago: Dziga Vertov. Best known for the remarkable film “Man with a Movie Camera,” Vertov also […] more »

by Paul Lamb

Some interesting work being done interactive games for use by the news media. For example, ImpactGames (makers of Peacemaker), is working on expanding its business strategy to encompass a model of interactive participation in current events. ImpactGames is in talks with some of the major news sources about creating portals that would allow viewers to […] more »