RJI Futures Lab update #112

Digital story formats that add context and history



A Web-based publishing platform developed at the MIT Media Lab arranges related elements in a visual way that puts multimedia material into view alongside the text. Co-creator Alexis Hope tells us how the two-dimensional structure is enabling some experiments with storytelling. 

PART 2: Timeline

Timeline is a technology-driven news operation that infuses historical context into the news of the day. We learn from Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Kalan how the team delivers stories in a time-based format optimized for mobile devices. 

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