Category Archives: Multimedia Tools

Multimedia Tool: Wideo

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VIDEO + ANIMATION – wideo.co – Create your own animated video to go with your story and provide more context.

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Multimedia Tool: THINGLINK

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INTERACTIVE – ThingLink – Take a photo or info graphic and make it interactive with bulletpoint multimedia links. When one glides over the bullet points, the link (music, video, etc) appears. The ThingLink can then be embedded on the website.

See: http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/5-ideas-for-thinglinkd-journalism_b15554

See: http://www.thinglink.com/scene/298343435310465024

Multimedia Tool: STORIFY

Screen shot 2013-06-02 at 6.43.48 PMTWEETS – Storify  – Want to compile tweets and Facebook statuses from several disgruntled students? Perhaps you would like to list a series of live-tweets from an event? Use a Storify account to compile these updates and embed them into your story.

See: http://websterjournal.com/2011/11/02/coming-back-from-environmental-conference-wses-has-some-new-ideas-in-store-for-webster/

See: http://websterjournal.com/2012/09/04/breaking-news-city-council-votes-yes-on-ordinance-8753/

See: Friends, followers say farewall to Patrick Powers