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

QuickLinks

NewsU Language of the Image: http://www.newsu.org/courses/language-image
NewsU Telling Stories With Sound: http://www.newsu.org/courses/telling-stories-sound
JQuery: http://jquery.com/
EveryBlock Chicago: http://chicago.everyblock.com/
API Directory: http://www.programmableweb.com/apis/directory
Suburbified: http://www.suburbified.com/
Casino Map: http://www.lasvegassun.com/history/map/
Girl in the Window: http://www.tampabay.com/features/humaninterest/article750838.ece
Haiti Earthquake: http://content.usatoday.com/topics/topic/Events+and+Awards/In-depth+Coverage/Haiti+Earthquake
Heritage Music Trail: http://www.roanoke.com/webmin/news/musical-heritage-trail-gains-national-distinction/article_239918f6-5890-51d4-9576-50d744e2f560.html
Budget Balancer: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/2007/03/budget_balancer/
The Garbage Game:  http://www.gothamgazette.com/games/garbage.php