At Spain's ABC daily newspaper, an interesting concept where there is one up front page one, followed by a more traditional Page One which is actually Page Two. The art director explains the philosophy behind it.
Dubai's Gulf News becomes the first Middle East newspaper to be allowed into the Guantanamo jail. The result? A multimedia story across platforms that includes interviews, photo galleries, audio and video.
It is the first day of our Multiplatform Design & Storytelling class for the Spring 2015 today. It's all about training a new generation of editors---or, should I say, mobile editors?
I am delighted to announce my involvement with two students from Arhus (Denmark) University as they embark on a project to explore the potential for news publishers involving smart watches. The media quintet in rehearsal!
I am not shy about stating it: the day will come when there will not be a printed newspaper delivered Monday-Friday. A robust weekend printed product chock full of inserts and lean back reads will allow readers to disconnect from their digital platforms.
It's difficult sometimes for those of us creating a new product not to get too ambitious in our efforts to create something different. When is different NOT so important? An article reminds us about creative excesses.
Here are four pieces that will provide for a good lean back and meditative weekend reading experience.
It's been over a year since the Montreal newspaper, La Presse, gambled on a daily tablet edition, La Presse+ that would be free. By all accounts, it is a success. I follow what La Presse does with interest. The latest? Starting January 16, a new section about cinema.
It's curation at its best, and it comes just when the weekend starts, a reminder of the week that was, and perhaps of great articles and coverage we may have missed.