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Monday, January 7, 2013

Very interesting experiment in multimedia journalism from the NYTimes

Long-form text plus photos, video, audio...

http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/snow-fall/?emc=na#/?part=tunnel-creek

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Somewhat relatedly (re: revival in newspaper journalism) , the Boston Globe has just published a week-long series on a local, troubled neighborhood. To get the real story of what was going on there, the Globe assigned two writers to pose as a couple and rent an apartment in that neighborhood for six months. Now that's in-depth research.

Perhaps --- please let it be true --- the era of sound-bite journalism* is closing.

(* sound bite journalism: )