Multimedia Storytelling

By Ulf Gruener | Material zu Arten des multimedialen und interaktiven Storytellings. Zusammengestellt für Seminare von Ulf Grüner (

Left Brain (Extrinsic) vs Right Brain (Intrinsic) Core Drives in Gamification - Yu-kai Chou: Gamification & Behavioral Design

<i>(Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will</i> …

Digital Media

How to Make an Interactive Poster with Hidden Icons

Learn how to use transparent icons on your graphics.<p><p>article

How to: use maps effectively to explain stories

Everybody loves <b>maps</b>, which makes them an attractive tool for journalists. Geography professors <b>Sébastien Caquard</b> and <b>William</b> <b>Cartwright</b> have analysed …


The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#7): Unpredictability & Curiosity

<i>(Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will</i> …

Game Design

App for journalists: iGrab, for multimedia reporting

If you need a space to file your multimedia content or piece it together into stories, check out this free app


Story 2.0: The Surprising Thing About The Next Wave Of Narrative

Wrapping up a three-part series, Jonathan Gottschall discusses the problem with interactivity and some eternal truths of storytelling.<p>Imagine the novelist James Joyce peering through his window into the Parisian night. He’s chain-smoking. He’s taking a bit of medicinal cocaine for his ailments. …


How filmmaking in Denmark is bringing academic insight into storytelling

Copenhagen-based producer Jesper Jack is making films and telling stories in a new way – coupling academics with documentary makers


#allesneu - der Relaunch von ZEIT ONLINE

<i>Liebe Leserinnen und Leser,</i><p>Einige Autoren dieses Blogs<p><i>dieser Blog-Beitrag zu unserem Relaunch hat ursprünglich anders begonnen - siehe unten. Wir</i> …

64 Ways To Think About a News Homepage

by Melody Joy Kramer (@mkramer) (tinyletter) with contributions from my better half A — who prefers to remain offline, Max Temkin, Chad Kouri, Margot …


Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling

It is quiet and dark. The theater is hushed. James Bond skirts along the edge of a building as his enemy takes aim. Here in the audience, heart rates increase and palms sweat. I know this to be true because instead of enjoying the movie myself, I am measuring the brain activity of a dozen viewers. …

BASIC principles of online journalism: B is for Brevity

<i>In the first part of a five-part series, I explore how and why a talent for brevity is one of the basic skills an online journalist needs – whether</i> …

Online Journalism

Pioneers of long

<b>Credit: Digitzedchaos on Flickr. Some rights reserved.</b><p>The past couple of years have seen a number of projects and publications launch offering …


The News Article Is Breaking Up

Flickr<p>Mobile technology is pulling apart the centuries-old format of the article. News and analysis are getting a divorce.<p>On smartphones, through which the vast majority of the world's population will get their news, people love succinct and scannable information. We are gravitating to formats that …


Immersive Storytelling: Scrollytelling One-Page Parallax - a short guide how to build the most stunning multi-media story

... NEW Version Oct 2015 ...<p>Please download this document for better reading. It's a small brochure, not a presentation.<p>Find this guide as eBOOK at<p>- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -<p>immersive storytelling:<p>how to build the most stunning multi-media story:<p>a small …


Audio offers 'huge opportunity' for publishers

<b>Credit: Thinkstock</b><p>Audio offers a "huge opportunity" for publishers, according to The Economist’s Robin Raven.<p>At the Digital Publishing Innovation …


How interactive technology is transforming storytelling

New digital tools are making fiction more immersive and improving audience engagement, writes Naomi Alderman<p>Let me begin by saying: reports of the death of the book are wildly exaggerated. Likewise traditional storytelling. Human beings have been telling stories around campfires since the first …


At this year’s Story Arcade, FoST participants took a break from a day of big ideas and got their hands on the future. Sponsored by SyFy, the interactive exhibit showcased the latest storytelling technologies, made available for attendees to demo first hand. Check out this year’s digs for a glimpse into the future of storytelling:

Nonprofit Storytelling Breaking Bad Style

Whether you love, hate or have never seen <i>Breaking Bad</i>, there’s a lot to learn from its emotionally intense, can’t-stop-watching storytelling.<p>Pay …


elevating multimedia storytelling × García Media

<b>TAKEAWAY:</b> You can add another great piece to the growing list of excellent multimedia storytelling examples. This time, it is <b>The Guardian’s</b> turn to …


Visual storytelling: 14 tools for journalists

<b>Credit: Image by TapiF on Flickr. Some rights reserved</b><p>Over the past year here at we have reported on a number of new tools and …


You won’t believe which media company just launched a BuzzFeed-inspired microsite » Nieman Journalism Lab

On Monday morning, a grumpy garden gnome introduced Ezra Klein’s newest addition to the Internet: Know More, “a site for people who like learning stuff.”<p>It’s a simple grid of images, looking not unlike Pinterest. (Or Fuego. Or Topicly. Image-heavy grids are in these days.)<p>Eight to 10 times a day, …


Persuasion and the Power of Story: Jennifer Aaker (Future of StoryTelling 2013)


Storytelling tool Meograph introduces Facebook tagging

<b>Credit: Image by owenwbrown on Flickr. Some rights reserved</b><p>Multimedia storytelling platform Meograph has announced the introduction of Facebook …


Radio storytelling in the digital age

<i>The School of Journalism and Mass Communication partners with WLRN public radio to give students real-life reporting lessons.</i><p>By Eric Barton | Photos …