Topic: “Digital storytelling”

Posted in Behind the News

Using 360 video to bring viewers closer to Harvey, Irma

, by Lauren Easton

When back-to-back hurricanes hit Texas and Florida causing widespread destruction, AP supplemented its comprehensive text, photo and video coverage of the storms with 360-degree video of the aftermath.

Posted in Behind the News

Reporter persists to produce exclusive interview with tractor-trailer trafficking survivor

, by Lauren Easton

A staff memo from Managing Editor Brian Carovillano describes how a reporter equipped with an iPhone landed a “scoop that gave AP’s customers something they could get nowhere else”:

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Digital storytelling takes readers inside death chamber

, by Lauren Easton

In a memo to staff, Deep South News Editor Jim Van Anglen recounted how a reporter worked with an interactive editor and producer to go beyond traditional coverage of executions in the U.S., taking people inside Georgia’s execution chamber to hear the inmates’ last words: