Fly Over Me: Kickstarting a multimedia summer project
College Media / Multimedia views / Student voices

Fly Over Me: Kickstarting a multimedia summer project

Summer for college journalists means internships, study abroad and other opportunities to develop professional skills and buff up their resumes. But for four students and recent grads, this summer it meant an entrepreneurial opportunity to tell stories that weren’t getting told in multimedia format. This is Fly Over Me. In an email, Jacob Zlomke described … Continue reading

The Guardian’s ‘Firestorm’: Some lessons from the latest ‘Snowfall’
General Media / innovation / Multimedia views

The Guardian’s ‘Firestorm’: Some lessons from the latest ‘Snowfall’

The Guardian released an interactive story this week that again shows how multimedia storytelling can be done with HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3 outside the traditional templated formula for most news stories. I’d encourage you to look at Firestorm, then read this behind-the-scenes story at journalism.co.uk: How the Guardian built multimedia interactive Firestorm. And then, some … Continue reading

Guest Post: Gargoyle's lessons learned since going online-only
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Guest Post: Gargoyle's lessons learned since going online-only

Editor’s Note: I asked Brian Thompson to share about the experiences of the news outfit he advises. Here’s his guest post. By Brian Thompson Adviser, Flagler College Gargoyle To the big guys: don’t laugh. Yes, our visitor stats are small potatoes when compared to large university newspaper sites. But, hey, a milestone is a milestone. … Continue reading