visual storytelling

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15 open-source tools journalists can use to improve their reporting

At today’s news:rewired conference, Leila Haddou, data journalist at The Times and Sunday Times, shared her favourite free and open-source tools to help journalists develop better skills for interactive and visual reporting. The tools range from story gathering to data visualisation and digital storytelling. There’s no technical expertise required here, just a bit of playing around and […]

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Announcing Shorthand as latest news:rewired sponsor

Shorthand, which can be used to create visually compelling and interactive stories online, is the latest sponsor of news:rewired.

Executive manager Ben Fogarty will join the final panel session at news:rewired on ‘breaking article boundaries’.

The panel will also feature Francesca Panetta, multimedia special projects, the Guardian; Mathew Ingram, senior writer, GigaOm and Jason Mills, editor, web, ITV News.

The one-day event takes place on Friday 20 September at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London.

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Presentations: Visual storytelling session at #newsrw

Copies of presentations delivered during the visual storytelling session at news:rewired – digital stories, which looked at the range of techniques and tools being harnessed by news outlets on their sites and across the social web, from the effective use of still images beyond the norm, through to graphics, interactives and visualisations

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Announcing ThingLink as the latest sponsor of news:rewired – digital stories

We’re pleased to announce ThingLink, a platform which enables publishers to make photos and graphics interactive, as the latest sponsor of news:rewired – digital stories.

The one-day digital journalism conference takes place on Thursday 6 December at MSN UK, in Victoria, London. It will bring together key digital journalism experts and innovators for a day of sessions, workshops, debates and discussion, looking at the latest techniques and tools for producing top-notch digital journalism.

ThingLink offers an image editor that can be used by publishers to make photos and graphics interactive, through the tagging of additional content onto an image, such as video, audio and social media links.

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