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This Is What Happens When Publishers Invest In Long Stories ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community
"We decided to experiment with a new, super-long article format akin to "slow live blogging." When we looked at the traffic charts below, our jaws dropped. Here's what we learned about long form stories--and why quality, not velocity, is the future of online news."
journalism  writing  stats 
may 2013 by warrenellis
10 ‘Snowfall’-like Projects That Break Out of Standard Article Templates - 10,000 Words
"“Snowfall” has become a verb in many newsrooms after The New York Times launched its beautiful multimedia project earlier this year. Though the format was touted as the future of online storytelling by some, The Times wasn’t the first to pull of this type of format. If you’re looking for inspiration to make snow fall in your own newsroom, here are a few other examples, not all of which come from newsrooms, as I think it would be irresponsible of us to confine ourselves to the sphere of news organizations when collecting inspiration for innovative storytelling formats."
news  design  journalism 
may 2013 by warrenellis
How the New York Times can fight BuzzFeed & reinvent its future — Tech News and Analysis
"The NYT’s multimedia project Snow Fall was a huge success, attracting big audiences and lots of plaudits. But the paper can do even better — it can build a new business from this type of project, and change the definition of journalism in the new century."
news  writing  journalism 
may 2013 by warrenellis
Emphas Home page
"Photojournalists pitch their projects directly to the public. You get to decide whether a story is worth doing. By agreeing to back a story, for a minimum contribution of $10, you are making sure that the issues that you care about receive the in-depth coverage they deserve. In return you are invited along on the journey. Photojournalists on Emphas.is agree to enter into a direct dialogue with their backers, sharing their experiences and insights as the creative process unfolds."
journalism  net 
april 2011 by warrenellis
The Atavist – About The Atavist
"The Atavist is a boutique publishing house producing original nonfiction stories for digital, mobile reading devices. We like to think of Atavist pieces as a new genre of nonfiction, a digital form that lies in the space between long narrative magazine articles and traditional books and e-books. Publishing them digitally and offering them individually — a bit like music singles in iTunes — allows us to present stories longer and in more depth than typical magazines, less expensive and more dynamic than traditional books. Most importantly, it gives us new ways to tell some inventive, captivating, cinematic journalism — and new ways for you to experience it..."
ebook  magazine  journalism  app  kindle 
january 2011 by warrenellis

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