Chapter 10

Chapter Goals

  • To provide an overview of media elements, specifically graphics, sound, video and rich content, and how they can be used in online journalism
  • To discuss how mashups work and the role of application program interfaces (APIs)
  • To show a sampling of Web-based journalism using multiple media elements and advanced interactivity


NewsU Language of the Image:
NewsU Telling Stories With Sound:
EveryBlock Chicago:
API Directory:
Casino Map:
Girl in the Window:
Haiti Earthquake:
Heritage Music Trail:
Budget Balancer:
The Garbage Game: