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How the BBC approaches longform, immersive storytelling. Credit: Screenshot from BBC.co.uk Longform journalism was feared to be one of the first casualties of the digital age as the news industry struggled to adjust to falling advertising revenues and the rise of social media.

How the BBC approaches longform, immersive storytelling

But recent years have seen a rise in new approaches to digital storytelling, harnessing all the multimedia elements made possible by the internet to give readers an experience traditional platforms of print, radio or television would not be able to provide alone. Les îles Kiribati, enfer et paradis. Anote Tong : « Nous sommes en train de perdre notre terre, nous ne voulons pas perdre notre dignité » Face à l’irrémédiable montée des eaux, le président de la République des Kiribati souhaite instaurer une « migration de la dignité » pour éviter un déplacement massif de dernière minute.

Les îles Kiribati, enfer et paradis

La greffe totale de tête, bientôt une réalité? Sans précédent, l’opération donnera naissance à une chimère à l’identité trouble.

La greffe totale de tête, bientôt une réalité?

Le patient pourrait expérimenter un état plus terrible que la mort. Aucune loi de bioéthique n’ayant prévu une telle greffe, le projet de Sergio Canavero crée un nouveau territoire éthique, notamment en termes d’identité et de bien-être psychologique du destinataire. «Qui sera cette créature: aura-t-elle l’identité de la tête ou du donneur? Et en cas de descendance, de qui seraient donc les enfants? Parce que, jusqu’à preuve du contraire, les gamètes ne sont pas fabriqués dans la tête…», interpelle Jacques Brotchi. Donner une tête saine à des malades d’Alzheimer Mais il y a pire. Certains médecins soutiennent, en effet, que la fusion d’une tête avec un corps séparé pourrait entraîner un degré de folie jamais expérimenté jusqu’à présent. After the Storm. Longreads: The best long-form stories on the web. Au Fait, le magazine qui ralentit l’actualité.

12 wonderful examples of immersive online storytelling. Le Quatre Heures, "que la forme serve le fond" Le New York Times lance un nouveau contenu vidéo en ligne. «La minute du New York Times» (nytimes.com/minute) résume trois importantes histoires dans l'actualité, y compris des informations de dernière minute ou des événements en train de se passer.

Le New York Times lance un nouveau contenu vidéo en ligne

Une nouvelle vidéo est mise en ligne trois fois par jour, à 6 h, 12 h et 18 h locales. NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained. Two factors opened the way for the rapid expansion of surveillance over the past decade: the fear of terrorism created by the 9/11 attacks and the digital revolution that led to an explosion in cell phone and internet use.

NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained

But along with these technologies came an extension in the NSA’s reach few in the early 1990s could have imagined. Details that in the past might have remained private were suddenly there for the taking. Mongolie, l'Eldorado n'existe pas. A un millier de kilomètres au sud, près du village d’Ulanbadrakh, dans le désert de Gobi, le bétail meurt de manière inexpliquée.

Mongolie, l'Eldorado n'existe pas

Un mal inconnu décime les roupeaux depuis plus de trois ans et, de mémoire d’éleveur, on n’a jamais vu un tel phénomène dans de telles proportions. Les autopsies ne révèlent pas de maladie répertoriée. Edward Snowden: The Untold Story. The afternoon of our third meeting, about two weeks after our first, Snowden comes to my hotel room.

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story

I have changed locations and am now staying at the Hotel National, across the street from the Kremlin and Red Square. An icon like the Metropol, much of Russia’s history passed through its front doors at one time or another. Lenin once lived in Room 107, and the ghost of Felix Dzerzhinsky, the feared chief of the old Soviet secret police who also lived here, still haunts the hallways. But rather than the Russian secret police, it’s his old employers, the CIA and the NSA, that Snowden most fears.

“If somebody’s really watching me, they’ve got a team of guys whose job is just to hack me,” he says. ReConstruire Haiti (reportage fiction sur l'illusion de la "Nouvelle Haiti") Q&A: The Guardian’s Gabriel Dance on new tools for story and cultivating interactive journalism. Gabriel Dance thinks a lot about tools.

Q&A: The Guardian’s Gabriel Dance on new tools for story and cultivating interactive journalism

Specifically, what tools does he have at his disposal, and what tools can he and others on the Guardian U.S. interactive team build to help them better tell a story? Dance, the interactive editor for The Guardian U.S., spent a good chunk of the last several months working on NSA Files: Decoded, a multimedia examination of all the information revealed so far about how the U.S. government conducts surveillance on people in America and abroad. 12 wonderful examples of immersive online storytelling. Now is the time. Our nation has suffered too much at the hands of dangerous people who use guns to commit horrific acts of violence.

Now is the time

As President Obama said following the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, “We won’t be able to stop every violent act, but if there is even one thing that we can do to prevent any of these events, we have a deep obligation, all of us, to try.” Most gun owners are responsible and law-abiding, and they use their guns safely. The President strongly believes that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. But to better protect our children and our communities from tragic mass shootings like those in Newtown, Aurora, Oak Creek, and Tucson, there are common-sense steps we can take right now. While no law or set of laws will end gun violence, it is clear that the American people want action. Why Now Gunfire was probably the last thing U.S. Play. Firestorm: The story of the bushfire at Dunalley. Turn autoplay off Turn autoplay on Please activate cookies in order to turn autoplay off Edition:

Firestorm: The story of the bushfire at Dunalley

BEHIND THE BLOODSHED: THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICA’S MASS KILLINGS. To analyze mass killings, USA TODAY used the FBI's definition: four or more killed, not including suspects, in an event. The killing may stretch over a day or more and some distance, especially if it includes killings committed in flight or against targeted people. It does not include an extended "cooling-off period" to distinguish this kind of crime from the acts of serial killers.

Unlike gun control advocates who just count shootings, USA TODAY analyzed all mass killings, regardless of weapon. That adds significant diversity to the types of killers and victims and produces a fuller portrait of this type of crime. USA TODAY began by collecting the FBI's Supplemental Homicide Reports for 2006-11. L'Equipe Explore - Born to Climb. 1971 Tour de France, Orcières-Merlette to Marseilles stage, on which Luis Ocaña, in the yellow jersey, lost ground to Eddy Merckx. It was the turn of the 1970s. The two men hated each other so much that they would not even greet each other.