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Visual storytelling: ‘You don’t need a budget, it’s not just for the big boys’

| December 6, 2012 – 5:03 pm | 4,903 views
Nick Newman Digital Strategest

Visual storytelling helps an audience to understand and digest big, complex stories – often through an image alone, the news:rewired – digital stories conference was told this afternoon.

While national publications have the benefit of developers to help drive their visual content, regional outlets should not let their more limited budgets be an excuse for failing to innovate.

As it happened: How news outlets harness visual storytelling

| December 6, 2012 – 3:10 pm | 3,551 views
Image by Mark Hakansson

During an afternoon session at the news:rewired – digital stories conference panelists looked at a range of visual storytelling techniques and tools being harnessed by news outlets and the social web.

Our speakers were: Nic Newman, digital strategist; Jonas Forth, creative director, ThingLink.com; Phil Kenny, head of infographics, the Economist; Paul Rowland, deputy head of content (digital), Media Wales.

David Hayward, head of journalism programme, BBC College of Journalism moderated the panel and talked to our speakers about more sophisticated uses of displaying images.

#newsrw: Lessons in digital storytelling from Storify and the Guardian

| October 7, 2011 – 5:24 pm | 5,179 views
Storytelling session at news:rewired

In this podcast Journalism.co.uk technology correspondent Sarah Marshall looks at current trends in integrated storytelling, hearing from multimedia producer Adam Westbrook, co-founder of Storify Xavier Damman and executive producer for Guardian.co.uk Stephen Abbott.

All three gave presentations at news:rewired – connected journalism event, held at MSN HQ, London