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  • Ian Reeves

  • Assessment

    80 per cent project20 per cent exam

  • ProjectA piece of journalism that uses digital tools to tell its story in an engaging and compelling wayNo rules on length, style or subject matter but you will need to pitch to me first, and specify your target audienceYou will also do a short 5-minute presentation to the group once your pitch has been approved, setting out your aimsMarks awarded for quality of journalism, audience engagement, effectiveness of storytelling, innovation, and use of the mediumDeadline: Friday 10 April 2015 last day of spring term

  • ExamTwo hour exam in summer term, testing your understanding of the digital tools and techniques being used by journalism organisationsTheir impact on the industryThe considerations for journalists using themAcademic research into some of the techniques being used

  • Areas of investigationLinear and non-linear narrative structuresStatic and dynamic structuresData scrapingData visualisationMappingCrowdsourcingSocial mediaGamesLive journalismReaching mobile audiences tablets and smartphone content

  • Examples and ideasWikileak Iraq death maphttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/datablog/interactive/2010/oct/23/wikileaks-iraq-deaths-mapGood magazine, kinetic typography cost of Iraq warhttp://www.good.is/post/the-hidden-cost-of-war/News21s talking bar charthttp://thenewvoters.news21.com/database/ageOut my window: 360o documentaryhttp://highrise.nfb.ca/2010/10/introducing-out-my-window/

  • Examples and ideasNew York Times interactive: you fix the budgethttp://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/11/13/weekinreview/deficits-graphic.htmlCodys Rescue: quick-cut video storytellinghttp://www.centreforjournalism.co.uk/video/dog-rescue-videoGuardian pledge trackerhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/interactive/2010/aug/12/coalition-pledge-tracker

  • Examples and ideasFrance24 iPad documentary http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/report-rape-in-congo/id383910987?mt=8Wall Street Journal: Death toll in Afghanistanhttp://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/AFGHANISTAN-CASUALTY-COUNT.htmlBloomberg: Googles tax cutting strategyhttp://www.businessweek.com/technology/google-tax-cut/google-terminal.html

  • Examples and ideasWashington Post: A Facebook Storyhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/metro/facebook-story-mothers-joy-familys-sorrow.htmlFacebook: Afghans in the City of Asterixhttp://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=106333370577&v=app_2373072738#!/group.php?gid=106333370577&v=wallTubestrike crowdmaphttp://tubestrike.crowdmap.com/#Wall St Journal interactive graphhttp://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2009/08/25/how-long-does-it-take-to-build-a-technology-empire/

  • Examples and ideasBBC road deaths interactive feature http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15975720World Trade Center Stories http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-14790016The Marlboro Marine LA Times http://www.latimes.com/la-na-marlboromarine-html,0,5646500.htmlstory

  • Examples and ideasSymbolia iPad magazine: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/symbolia-magazine/id553786080?ls=1&mt=8Election results on Prezi: http://prezi.com/-3m3b7palqy2/election-results-prezi/?utm_source=em0nl0elec&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=gro

  • Examples and ideasFast Company: Journalism as live performance http://www.fastcompany.com/3009595/creative-conversations/detroiters-on-how-to-make-it-in-detroitGuardian: NSA files decoded http://garciamedia.com/blog/articles/pthe_guardian_elevating_multimedia_storytelling_p

  • Examples and ideasWorld Press Photo interactive winners http://www.worldpressphoto.org/multimedia-gallery/2013-multimedia-contestFirestorm The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/world/interactive/2013/may/26/firestorm-bushfire-dunalley-holmes-familyPlanet Money makes a T-shirt NPR http://apps.npr.org/tshirt/#/cotton

  • Examples and ideasSerial podcast serial.podcast.orgCyber athletes online documentary http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b050ssz2Interactvie video: how is IS funded? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-30315092