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The latest from @craigmcgill in the @mainjournalism cross platform journalism and content course at Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

The latest from @craigmcgill in the @mainjournalism cross platform journalism and content course at Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

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    • Crossplatform Journalism Week Six
    • Pictures have always been powerful
    • Pictures tell a story
    • Images are neutral, the reaction isn’t
    • A picture is worth 1000 words
    • The evolution of the picture
    • Graphics beyond the single image
    • Infographics
    • But the picture has... evolved?
    • Evolution or regression?
    • The Infographic http://francis-moran.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/infographic_on_infographics.jpg
    • The Infographic http://bit.ly/YsnsV7
    • Wikipedia can provide material http://bit.ly/13Ctx6f
    • Wikipedia as a source of info http://bit.ly/13CtEii
    • Simple facts via Wikipedia
    • Infographic http://bit.ly/YSRzEG
    • Infographic close up
    • Remember • Keep it simple – It’s too easy to complicate diagrams – Provide links to other material and references – Know what to omit – One fact to one image – Consider mobile
    • Further reading... – http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2010/4/27/10tips-for-journalists-designing-infographics.html – http://visual.ly/what-makes-good-infographic – http://infogr.am – http://edudemic.com/2012/08/diy-infographics/ – http://visual.ly – http://www.datajournalismblog.com/tag/infographic/ – http://www.jprof.com/books/infographics/ infographics.html
    • Tasks for the week • Take one story you’ve done in the past – What are the traditional visuals that would work with it? – Can it work as an infographic? What would you put in? What would you leave out? – Can it work as a single image or is there a single image you could LOLcat to entice readers to the full story?