May 15th, 2013 | brainjuice
- 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."
(tags:journalism writing stats )
- 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."
(tags:news design journalism )
- 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."
(tags:news writing journalism )