Truth, Tech & Community #NISHBR

Building Bridges to Foster Journalism Innovation – Today I attended a conference in Hamburg, Germany in conjunction with European Journalism Centre and their News Impact Summit. There were some interesting issues that were addressed, from data journalism to social media metrics. Check out these interesting point from the conference. Data Journalism Isabelle Sonnenfeld from Google News… Continue reading Truth, Tech & Community #NISHBR

Webby Awards 2017 — innovative storytelling on global issues

Nominees for the Webby Awards have been announced, and there are a lot of innovative stories to explore. Here are the projects that grabbed my attention.   Websites: Activism This category has two nominees that explore women’s issues in very different ways. The data visualization agency Two-N is the creator behind this year’s Global Gender… Continue reading Webby Awards 2017 — innovative storytelling on global issues

How interactive storytelling is humanizing the internet

“We are human, we are not animals, why can’t we cross the border?” These words, spoken by a refugee standing at the barbed wire fence now separating Greece and Macedonia featured in the documentary Trapped, echo the sentiments of thousands of migrants around the world as nations have begun closing off their borders at a… Continue reading How interactive storytelling is humanizing the internet

Infographics – The Story of Big Data

This week we spent time jumping into the ever expanding world of interactive infographics. As humans we are wired for visual processing. Research has shown that graphics, images and illustrations help us retain information better, assign meaning faster and understand complex relationships with greater efficiency and comprehension.   This is powerfully represented in the beautifully designed… Continue reading Infographics – The Story of Big Data

Q&A: A new photo contest and other exciting news at World Press Photo

Last week World Press Photo announced some exciting new initiatives, that are launching soon. We at Vignette were very interested in learning more about this news, so I reached out to World Press Photo. Managing Director Lars Boering, was kind enough to answer our questions about the expansion of the organization. Here is our Q&A. Tara… Continue reading Q&A: A new photo contest and other exciting news at World Press Photo