Looking at jQuery for visual journalism

With all this talk about the so-called death of Adobe Flash, the future of HTML5, etc., I thought I should take a closer look at jQuery. This post is intended to give you an overview and help you… Read More

Updating Flash Journalism (Part 2)

The other day I received an e-mail from someone with a programming background who’s interested in learning how to build journalism packages in Flash. He asked how to get started and whether I was planning to release a… Read More

Flash training materials and new examples

I ran a workshop for journalists yesterday in Tampa, Florida, as part of an event hosted by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors (FSNE) and the Florida Press Association (FPA). The workshop began at 10:30 a.m. and lasted… Read More

The role of Flash in a news organization (Part 1)

Inspired by Mark Luckie’s useful post about where to find the best in Flash journalism, coupled with the recent release of Flash CS4, I thought I might make a stab at discussing strategies for using Flash. On Friday,… Read More

Best information graphics of 2007

I have called it one of the best information graphics ever, and now it’s won the Peter Sullivan award at Malofiej 16, the greatest annual honor in the world for infographics. So if you have never experienced it,… Read More

Flash animation: Detroit’s editorial cartoon

Not only is this amusing animation directly related to a news story of great local interest in Detroit (the city’s mayor embroiled in scandal), but it was produced and posted in ONE DAY! Kudos to the Freep! (Thanks… Read More

AFP interactive Flash graphic: Tour de France

Every year since 2001, Agence France-Presse has syndicated an awesome Flash package to paying clients such as The New York Times. Like every cycling fan, I’m pretty disillusioned by all the doping controversies surrounding the great race. But… Read More