mcmorgan + multimodal   5

How The New York Times’ ‘Snow Fall’ project unifies text, multimedia | Poynter.
The discussion of how the piece was composed demonstrates that it is more like vid and simulation inserted into the text stream that structures the story, in a very conservative, none-risky way. "better design" here means using the genre-traditional structure to guide the placement of other media. Media are added on not integral to. That's not future. What's revealing is that the designers are basing their choices on traditional text-encompassed values.
multimedia  multimodal  journalism  semiotics 
december 2012 by mcmorgan
VoiceThread - Group conversations around images, documents, and videos
Yet another social media exchange. Similar to a wiki page in that comments and layers are associated with the specific target. Unlike a wiki and more like a blog in that the target itself is not modified but layered. But the layering is interesting. It means that a target can have different sets of commentary and notes: a different story for the same diegesis, different emphases of the same ground ...
socialpractices  socialmedia  multimedia  multimodal  de  web  collaboration  presentation  voicethread  audio  twwt 
august 2009 by mcmorgan

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