Breaking news, big events and the ‘second screen’

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I remember the day the Egypt uprising began. It was Tuesday (25 January, 2011) and during the night I learned about it through Twitter – I was using my iPad. My first reaction to this breaking news was to turn the TV on and look for a news channel broadcasting about Tahir Square. I found … Continue reading

How to produce narratives for digital distribution

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In early July 2011, I wrote for this blog an article about how change should happen in the way we plan, produce and present narratives for digital distribution. I was lucky enough that this article rised some attention and I went on to publish an edit version of it on the Nieman’s Storyboard website. I … Continue reading

Why do we tell stories?

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To further understand how we must change the way we produce and present our narratives for digital distribution (I’ve written a first article about this subject here), I wanted to learn why we, as humans, need stories and storytelling. To address this subject I was fortunate enough to find Brian Boyd’s book “On the Origin … Continue reading

Where are all the interactive journalists?

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In the beginning there was the Internet. And that’s how journalism turned digital. Newsrooms where formed to ‘feed’ this new beast. Later on, these new team where integrated with the print team (or should have been). Thus appeared the online journalist. Nowadays, with the push mobile has given publishers around the world, a new challenge … Continue reading

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