The Mario Blog
06.14.2017—12am
Telling the story with just quotes

We continue to identify new ways of telling stories for mobile: in today’s example, quotes tell the complete story.

Linear thinking for storytelling does not necessarily have to involve visuals. In this example from The New York Times, we see how a selection of quotes help tell the reactions to President Trump’s decision to pull the United States from the Paris Accord on climate change.

Subheads help organize the quotes by categories and sources.

Another example of good storytelling for mobile which does not emphasize the traditional system of headline, summary and text.

I would be interested to experiment with such a treatment for print, and I think it would work there, too.

 

Speaking Engagements Coming Up

SIPConnect 2017, to be held in Miami June 21-23, is a program of the Inter American Press Association, IAPA, or SIP (Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa).  The venue will be the Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel.

Details:

Join us at the SIPConnect Hemispheric Conference 2017. Organized by the IAPA, SIPConnect is a gathering of media and digital businesses to encourage more audiences and higher revenues. It’s a laboratory for new ideas and successful experiences for the digital transformation. As in the 2016 successful meeting that was attended by media from the US, Latin America and the Caribbean, experts in digital businesses and representatives of innovative companies will participate in this event.

For more informationhttp://www.sipiapa.org/notas/1211078-llamado-sipconnect-2017

 TheMarioBlog post #2649

 

 

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