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Now is the time

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. 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 President Obama speaks at a memorial service for in Tucson, Arizona. Working Together Share on Twitter Related:  MULTIMEDIAS _ INTERACTIF ET LONGFORMAT HYBRIDE

Firestorm: The story of the bushfire at Dunalley | World news Turn autoplay off Turn autoplay on Please activate cookies in order to turn autoplay off Edition: About us Today's paper Subscribe Firestorm: The story of the bushfire at Dunalley The Guardian, Send to a friend Your IP address will be logged Share Short link for this page: Contact us Report errors or inaccuracies: Letters for publication should be sent to: Firestorm The photograph of the Holmes family hiding from a violent bushfire in Tasmania was shared around the world. Enter © 2016 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies.

USA TODAY | 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. USA TODAY began by collecting the FBI's Supplemental Homicide Reports for 2006-11. USA TODAY cross-checked each FBI report with local news reports and sometimes with local law enforcement agencies. USA TODAY also found 26 mass killings not recorded in FBI data. Finally, USA TODAY included several other cases not reported by the FBI, including: One on a U.S. military base. USA TODAY did not include events if deaths stemmed from negligence, such as drunken driving, even if someone was convicted.

STAINSBEAUPAYS ™ 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. Three days later, the shake-up he had predicted came to pass during another Alpine stage on the boiling road to Orcières-Merlette. It looked like the Tour was over and history made. Eddy Merckx talking about the 1971 Tour de France and his duel with Luis Ocaña. © Source ASO (1997) Merckx amazed him. The Col du Portillon is a highly symbolic pass between France and Spain. At Portet d’Aspet Ocaña stuck to the Belgian’s wheel and countered each of his attacks with ease. The Castilian was in a good position and hardly noticed the darkening sky above the final inclines before the Col de Mente, where he restricted himself to reining in the Belgian with the help of another good climber, Bernard Labourdette.

12 wonderful examples of immersive online storytelling In the late 1990s the Philadelphia Inquirer published a series on “the dramatic raid of Mogadishu”. It evolved into a book and a movie called, as you may have already guessed, ‘Black Hawk Down’. The initial extended feature first made its debut in print, and was then pushed onto the website, where video, audio, maps, photos and related links helped bring the story to life. This was one of the first mainstream media attempts to use the web to enhance long form content, and while the page might not look terribly pretty, all of the right kind of functionality is there. Since then things have moved on considerably, and in an age of HTML5 I have seen some stunning examples of what can be achieved with online storytelling. Let's start with the obvious... The New York Times’ ‘Snowfall’ The chap who put this together won a Pulitzer for feature writing, and Snowfall has inspired a New York Times redesign (here’s a preview). ESPN’s Grantland Polygon’s PS4 overview Pitchfork's Bat For Lashes feature

Le web-documentaire Raconter la réalité Raconter la réalité avec les moyens mis à disposition par les nouvelles technologies est un privilège que peu encore ont su mettre à profit. Le web-documentaire est un genre qui n’est pas encore défini, qui est multiple et qui dépasse au niveau de la narration tous les médias précédemment utilisés. Le web-documentaire n’est qu’un moyen comme un autre pour raconter la réalité. Aspects généraux Le web-documentaire puisqu’il n’est pas clairement défini est certainement un exercice né avec le web. Les principales caractéristiques identifiées pour les web- documentaires sont tout d’abord une audace dans le sujet abordé. Aspects logistiques Modèle économique De la même manière que le documentaire classique, le web-documentaire n’est pas très facile à financer. Questions techniques Le web-documentaire, par sa complexité d’association de différents medium (sons, images, vidéos, graphiques) rend l’utilisation de Flash souvent obligatoire.

Futur par Starck NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained | World news 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. 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. Chris Soghoian Principal technologist, ACLU NSA is helped by the fact that much of the world’s communications traffic passes through the US or its close ally the UK – what the agencies refer to as “home-field advantage”. The Snowden documents show that the NSA runs these surveillance programs through “partnerships” with major US telecom and internet companies. The division inside the NSA that deals with collection programs that focus on private companies is Special Source Operations, described by Snowden as the “crown jewels” of the NSA. Jeremy Scahill Fiber-optic cable

Chasing Bonnie & Clyde, Long format & puzzle, « Apprendre à coder », disent-ils , Autoportrait du journaliste belge … La semaine Il ne faut pas écouter les augures qui annoncent la fin du journalisme. Il n’a sans doute jamais été aussi vivant. Un projet comme Chasing Bonnie & Clyde en est l’illustration, tous comme le sont les magnifiques sujets multimédias proposés par le New York Times, PBS et L’Équipe. Avec Explore, le site sportif montre qu’il est possible d’être ambitieux et innovant avec des budgets maîtrisés. Encore faut-il, pour que cela soit possible, que les journalistes changent et s’ouvrent -entre autres- à la technologie et donc apprennent le « code », la question étant de savoir ce que cache ce terme générique. Le sommaire de la semaine 1. Le point de départ t est le mythique couple Bonnie Parker et Clyde Barrow, spécialisé dans l’attaque à main armée de banques dans les années 1930. Comme tous les projets ambitieux, Chasing Bonnie & Clyde, nécessite un financement important. et en bonus le nouveau trailer Chasing Bonnie & Clyde – Trailer – Documentary par chasingbc Retour au sommaire2. Notes

Type:Rider, le jeu vidéo de Arte The witness : un ARG pour 13th street → En 2010, la chaîne allemande TV 13th Street et l’agence Jung Von Matt dévoilaient le premier film d’horreur intéractif, Last Call, invitant l’audience des cinémas allemands à prendre part dans l’intrigue d’une bande-annonce. En […] Un atelier Transmédia organisé par la mairie de Bordeaux et Cap Sciences → La Mairie de Bordeaux et Cap Sciences mettent en place, pour la deuxième année consécutive L’Atelier : Les imaginaires du savoir. La rencontre qui s’articulera autour de la question : […] Le Transmédia investit le secteur culturel et entre dans les musées → L’approche Transmédia n’est pas réservée à un secteur d’activité en particulier comme le cinéma, les jeux vidéo ou la télévision, même si ces secteurs contribuent largement à son développement. Cross Vidéo Night sur le thème du Transmédia → Rendez-vous, mardi 11 décembre à 19h30 à La Cantine pour les Cross Video Nights #3 consacrées au Transmedia !

The shirt on your back: the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry | World Sponsored by: How did the clothes you're wearing get to you? We trace the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry in video, words and pictures WARNING: contains images some viewers may find distressing