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APRIL TOOLS: Telling stories with infographics

This is the fourth and final story in a series about useful online tools for journalists. Filling a news story with statistics is a quick way to lose reader interest, but sometimes that data is essential. What to do? When words are simply not enough, journalists can use infographics to visually represent the data behind a story. An abundance of free apps and online tools have sprouted up over the past few years that make it easier than ever to create infographics. Here’s a brief overview of three free, web-based options: Infogram allows users to build interactive infographics from more than 30 chart templates using text, objects, videos, images...  Read More »

APRIL TOOLS: Time-lapse video apps enable creative storytelling

This is the third in a series of stories about useful online tools for journalists. Check back weekly for the next April Tools installments! Time-lapse videos can give a unique perspective and add dramatic effect to seemingly mundane events, and several mobile apps are making them easier than ever for journalists to create. Hyperlapse for Apple devices and Framelapse, Hyper Timelapse and Lapse...  Read More »

APRIL TOOLS: Interactive images possible with ThingLink

This is the second in a series of stories about useful online tools for journalists. Check back weekly for the next April Tools installments! The ability to engage readers with interactive content is one of the primary benefits of digital journalism, and one useful tool for creating such content is ThingLink. By enabling users to annotate images or videos with multimedia content, ThingLink offers a multitude of creative ways to tell stories. Text, graphics, links, audio and video can be embedded into a single piece of content. Interactive maps, infographics, timelines and galleries are a few alternative story forms that ThingLink makes...  Read More »

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Watch teachers from the 2014 ASNE/Reynolds High School Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri articulate the purpose and value of scholastic journalism.

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