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You chose wrong: gamification of journalism and news games

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Presentation at Gamification Augmentation, Birmingham April 2015

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You chose wrong: gamification of journalism and news games

  1. 1. #GAevent April 2015 You chose wrong. Why journalists are no fun at games
  2. 2. 1. The second hand of a clock 2. Western Union 3. Unicorns and racehorses
  3. 3. First, what are we actually talking about?
  4. 4. First, what are we actually talking about? What’s the game: the story, or the journalism?
  5. 5. “Every time you do something that helps inform the user community, or increases the quality of content on citizenside.com, you get recognized and rewarded for that.” http://trippenbach.com/2011/04/19/three-reasons-game-design-is-essential-for-citizen-journalism/
  6. 6. “Games [need] how and why. 'How' lets you understand the system. 'Why' can be how the player understands the ways that the pieces in the system interact.” http://www.pbs.org/idealab/2011/04/designing-a-newsgame-is-an-act-of-journalism103.html
  7. 7. Editorialize Raise awareness Simulate dynamics Model issues Recreate events Teach Portray experiences Turn stories into systems Bobby Schweizer: 8 uses of news games https://www.newsrewired.com/2012/02/03/newsrw-what-are-newsgames-and-how-do-you-use-them/
  8. 8. 1. The second hand of a clock 2. Western Union 3. Unicorns and racehorses
  9. 9. “Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” Ben Hecht: Image: idreamlikecrazy
  10. 10. “People who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.” Frank Zappa: Image: Heinrich Klaffs
  11. 11. 1. The second hand of a clock 2. Western Union 3. Unicorns and racehorses
  12. 12. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/11/13/weekinreview/ deficits-graphic.html
  13. 13. https://medium.com/@alper/engagement-loops-are-the-best-way-to-motivate-people-using-game-mechanics-a0deeb9a2afc
  14. 14. 1. The second hand of a clock 2. Western Union 3. Unicorns and racehorses
  15. 15. * http://usvsth3m.com/post/79357390440/game-amateur-hacker-simulator
  16. 16. * http://usvsth3m.com/post/79357390440/game-amateur-hacker-simulator FUN!
  17. 17. FUN!
  18. 18. FUN!
  19. 19. FUN!
  20. 20. http://bjacksonuk.com/2014/11/ebola/
  21. 21. http://bjacksonuk.com/2014/11/ebola/ FUN!
  22. 22. http://tapdat.timesdev.tools/index.html FUN!
  23. 23. FUN! http://chooseyourownadventure.tumblr.com/post/80260931984/mummyshark-its-ripped-but-there-still-arent#notes
  24. 24. Unicorn SOCIAL!
  25. 25. Racehorse
  26. 26. Unicorn SOCIAL!
  27. 27. Racehorse
  28. 28. Unicorn SOCIAL!
  29. 29. Racehorse
  30. 30. Unicorn SOCIAL!
  31. 31. Racehorse
  32. 32. Unicorn SOCIAL!
  33. 33. Unicorn SOCIAL!
  34. 34. SOCIAL!
  35. 35. SOCIAL! FUN!
  36. 36. SOCIAL! FUN!
  37. 37. Breeding unicorns . http://www.flickr.com/photos/30804458@N08/3316400889/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6990109980/
  38. 38. Flexible CMS
  39. 39. Flexible CMS
  40. 40. A career path
  41. 41. Javascript for a quiz
  42. 42. ...for a counter http://ampp3d.mirror.co.uk/2014/02/21/wayne-rooney-earnings/
  43. 43. ...for a counter http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/ampp3d/live-counter-watch-how-much-4389075
  44. 44. ...for a game http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/11/13/weekinreview/ deficits-graphic.html
  45. 45. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN_nbHnHDi4
  46. 46. More inputs.
  47. 47. Interbreeding . http://www.flickr.com/photos/30804458@N08/3316400889/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6990109980/
  48. 48. 1. Templates to make games easier 2. We don’t always need to keep score. 3. Make it fun. Make it social.
  49. 49. Thank you. Image by Evan Long @PaulBradshaw, Online Journalism Blog, HelpMeInvestigate Birmingham City University #GAevent

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