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. The site, which is still available online, looks like this: 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.
Telemedicine is slowly being accepted Compliance visits at the doctor'scould be dropped by telemedicine;© panthermedia.net/F. Michaudeau Trips to the doctor when you live in the country are getting longer and longer while the patients are getting older and older. “The demographic development virtually forces the increased use of telemedicine“, says Wolfgang Loos. The Managing Director of the board of the German Society for Telemedicine (DGTelemed) points out that 2010 was a very important year for telemedicine. “The German Medical Association Annual Conference in Dresden last year was a milestone“, Loos continues. Le labo médias de l'école de journalisme de Sciences Po Crédit: Flickr/CC/jakerust W.I.P. demande à des invités de donner leur point de vue. Ici, Michael Shapiro, professeur à l’Ecole de journalisme de Columbia, à New York, qui vient d’écrire un livre intitulé “Tales from the great disruption”, fait le point sur la “valeur” des informations à l’heure des paywalls. En anglais.
Building Customer Communities Is the Key to Creating Value - Bill Lee by Bill Lee | 1:00 PM February 1, 2013 What are your customers telling their friends and colleagues about your business? As I described in my last post, your prospective customers and buyers increasingly learn about you from their peers — including your current customers — while tending more and more to ignore traditional sales and marketing communications from corporate. Companies are now taking advantage of this new marketing reality, becoming more skilled at getting their customers to advocate for them, create peer influence in their markets, and make important contributions in areas like product development and services. Creating and capturing such value from customer relationships doesn’t just happen, no matter how stellar your products and services are.
The 10 Biggest Social Media Lies People say a lot of dumb things about social media. Once a wrong idea hits the technology-pundit echo chamber, it takes on a life of its own. When repeated enough, even the most absurd falsehoods about social media become “true” through repetition. Sometimes, it’s a good idea to stop and take a reality check. Website Receives RTDNA’s 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award We are honored to announce that MediaStorm has been recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) as a winner of a 2013 National Edward R. Murrow Award in the category of Website by a National Online News Organization. RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism, representing local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries. The Edward R. Murrow Awards has honored work of the highest quality produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world since 1971. “This year’s winning entries are outstanding examples of electronic journalism at its finest,” said Mike Cavender, Executive Director of RTDNA.
Period and Ovulation Mobile App for Women P&G along with Always, a leading player in feminine protection market, has launched the Always Me mobile application – a period and ovulation tracker. The application was designed with inputs from a select group of women-focused Web site editors, bloggers and female health experts to help satisfy a fundamental need for women. Not just a standard period and ovulation tracker, the Always Me application is a personalized, on-the-go application that helps women manage their cycles and offers timely support and advice, the company says. Also Read:What’s the Best Time to Conceive a Child?Bayer Introduces New Oral ContraceptivePfizer Issues Voluntary Recall of Menstrual ProductAwards for the Health and Dignity of Women
Visual storytelling: 14 tools for journalists Credit: Image by TapiF on Flickr. Some rights reserved Over the past year here at Journalism.co.uk we have reported on a number of new tools and platforms which have been launched or updated, which offer journalists different ways of telling stories visually. Our news:rewired events have also highlighted a number of those tools, most recently in a dedicated session on visual storytelling at news:rewired - digital stories, which was held last Thursday (6 December).