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Newsgames : journalism at play

Author: Ian Bogost; Simon Ferrari; Bobby Schweizer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journalism has embraced digital media in its struggle to survive. But most online journalism just translates existing practices to the Web: stories are written and edited as they are for print; video and audio features are produced as they would be for television and radio. The authors of Newsgames propose a new way of doing good journalism: videogames. Videogames are native to computers rather than a digitized form  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Bogost; Simon Ferrari; Bobby Schweizer
ISBN: 9780262014878 0262014874
OCLC Number: 606234291
Description: 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Newsgames --
Current events --
Infographics --
Documentary --
Puzzles --
Literacy --
Community --
Platforms --
Journalism at play.
Responsibility: Ian Bogost, Simon Ferrari, and Bobby Schweizer.

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"Newsgames pushes the profession to think differently about how current events can be turned into systems of scenarios and variables, instead of mere stories." Alyssa Abkowitz Columbia Journalism Read more...

 
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