How a digital-first workflow guides a reporter’s work by Steve Buttry
10 ways to think like a digital journalist by Steve Buttry
Before, during, after
Updating story as it develops
What information does audience want? And how and when to they want it?
Reporting is the point. Not the end result (ie 500 word article).
Mismatch between form and function
Video evolved out of the movies and the cinema experience. And it still looks like TV and film. But that is not how people watch web videos.
Passive, clunky, linear, self-contained
Doesn’t make use of web (interactivity)
Web story forms are still evolving
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