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Do Not Track: An Interactive Docu-Series Shows Just How Little Online Privacy We Really Have

An interactive series debuting at the Tribeca Film Festival's Storyscapes provides a personal demonstration of the realities of data and privacy.

How much does the Internet know about you? From your tastes and preferences, to your politics, consumer habits and media consumption, data aggregation …


POV Hackathon 8: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology | POV Films Blog

Re-open a 1970s murder case through a “serialized, true-crime narrative” by swiping your mobile device; Pick a date when you lost a loved one to …


Syrian Journey: Choose your own route

The Syrian conflict has torn the country apart, leaving thousands dead and driving millions to flee their homes. Many seek refuge in neighbouring countries but others pay traffickers to take them to Europe - risking death, capture and deportation.

If you were fleeing Syria for Europe, what choices …

Middle East

Deze virtuele kunst laat zien hoe het internet ons heeft veranderd

Met hun dromerige en introspectieve karakter sluiten ze goed aan bij het internet van vóór de sociale media

Binnen de online kunstgemeenschap is …

Virtual reality is coming to sex, sports and Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO – Reality has a stalker. Its name is Virtual Reality.

Once a concept that lived solely in the domain of science fiction novels (1992's Snow Crash) and movies (2009's Avatar), VR now is poised not only to challenge reality's stranglehold on the way we engage with life, but possibly even …

Virtual Reality

Racontr interactive storytelling platform emerges from |

Racontr, a French company that has been working on an online platform for interactive visual storytelling since 2013, has brought their product out …

Games and news bricks: storytelling ideas from Hackastory

Teams at the two-day hackathon experimented with new tools and concepts for storytelling in the digital age


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Q&A: Amy O’Leary on eight years of navigating digital culture change at The New York Times

When Amy O’Leary announced in early January that she was leaving The New York Times to become editorial director at Upworthy, there was a collective jaw-drop in the digital journalism community.

What happened next certainly surprised me

— Jacob Harris (@harrisj) January 6, 2015

O’Leary is well known …

Exploring international interactive storytelling

An interview with Ingrid Kopp, the director of digital initiatives at Tribeca.(The following interview was for the publication One Year In Now Media


At Sundance, the VR Filmmaking Revolution Is Officially Underway

If the offerings at this year's Sundace Film Festival are any indication, VR filmmaking is coming—as soon as these folks figure out how to master …

Datalore Hacks

Final presentations will take place Sunday evening and are open to the public. Each team will give a brief presentation of their project, including a …


Hacking Journalism spent the weekend reimagining video — here’s what they came up with

What, exactly, would Tinder for video discovery look like? How do you wrangle all the live video around a story across social networks? And is it possible to use Mystery Science Theater 3000 as a prototype for a video engagement app?

These are a few of the ideas and questions journalists and …

Hacking Journalism demos twelve new ideas rethinking video news at Condé Nast #videohack (with images, tweets) · jmfbrooks


Virtual reality breathes life into immersive storytelling

The craft of storytelling is experiencing a sea-change in its development. Putting a viewer in the event directly with the help of virtual reality …

The Best Online Storytelling and Journalism of 2014

30 amazing, immersive journalism projects that caught my attention in 2014

Each year I post a round-up of the best online journalism of the year. …

2014: The Year in Interactive Storytelling, Graphics and Multimedia







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The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.

With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, Serial), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it be?" It seems like everyone with a social media following has tried his hand at the storytelling medium. But not everyone succeeds.

To get a …

Welcome to Night Vale

Digital storytelling: an interactive timelines project

In the final part of the digital journalism trainee scheme we were given the opportunity to spend four weeks working on a ‘digital storytelling’ project.

All of us trainees are very different and our projects were incredibly varied – ranging from long-form, multimedia pieces about the trans pride …

The allure of a finishable news experience

1. Social storytelling

News organizations have been Storifying and embedding tweets for the past three or four years, and 2015 will see further experimentation around adding social elements to stories.

Some news sites may style social elements to fit with the design of their article pages, but an …


The future of digital storytelling, according to industry professionals

The Mashable Media Summit takes place this Friday, Dec. 5. In advance of the event, @MashBusiness hosted a Twitter chat on Monday to see what several Media Summit speakers and the Mashable community had to say about the future of digital storytelling.

While it's difficult to predict exactly what the …

What if journalists had story writing tools as powerful as those used by coders?

The last weekend saw the first Al Jazeera Canvas hackday in Doha. I had the opportunity to work with an amazing team of journalists, designers and …


12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast Serial has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.

This tells us that people really like murder mysteries, but also confirms something else we've known for a long time — listeners want to hear a good story. …

How To Story on Twitter

Refugee Republic, a new interactive experience from @volkskrant. Worth watching. … #storytelling

The seven digital deadly sins – interactive

Digital deadly sins

Google Cardboard VR app puts you onstage with Paul McCartney

Commentary: Get ready to experience "Live and Let Die" in a whole new way. Talk about the ever-changing world in which we're living.

This is the …


The emergence of multimedia interactivity in documentary filmmaking leads us to, once again ask, “What makes a documentary a documentary?” Many …

Learning, sharing and experiencing the “how” of Transmedia Storytelling

By Valentina Ciarapica and Suha Hazboun. This post originally appeared on Transmedia Storytelling Berlin and has been republished with permission. …

Transmedia Storytelling

Digital Innovation and the Future of Storytelling: A New Golden Age?

The media world was taken by surprise when HBO — and subsequently CBS — announced they will allow consumers to bypass traditional pay TV distributors …