Another month, another set of new feature launches: this time the longform blogging platform
Medium announcing ‘ Series‘, a “new type of story”, then days later Facebook announcing its ‘ Messenger Day‘ feature.
Last month it was
Instagram‘s and Carousel feature WhatsApp‘s Status feature.
What all have in common is the almost unquestioned use of a
horizontal storytelling mode: a move from scroll-based navigation to navigating through a swipe or a tap.
What does that mean for journalism and storytelling? I think it’s about time we asked.
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Following a discussion on the NICAR-L mailing list on resources on information security and encryption for journalists, I thought I’d
pull together some resources for journalists in this Flipboard magazine.
If you’ve any suggestions for additions, please let me know.