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I think added value [data, break out boxes, fast facts] and long form writing compliments the fast and the furious world of breaking news, and is why we should constantly be looking to improve ways of storytelling.
So I thoroughly enjoyed the following article by Kevin Nguyen via Nieman Lab called The future of the feature: Breaking Out of templates to build customized reading experiences.
If you are interested in user experience and emerging ways to present content, it may be worth some of your time to review.
It should be fascinating stuff. I went to my first news:rewired in the summer and came away utterly inspired by the general positivity reverberating around all those who attended.
I love the idea of being able to crowd source images from a range of folks on any given topic. It makes sense to me to share that snapshot of time.
That’s why I like this from Chute.
NBC News are among those who have been using it to some great effect.