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Contributoria closes, team still sees future for crowdfunding


The Guardian-backed crowdfunded, collaborative journalism platform will become an archive in October – but is 'people-supported journalism' still a viable model?

How to get started with 360-degree video

Hong Kong Unrest

Interactive video specialist Edward Miller, who filmed VR documentary Hong Kong Unrest, explains how to let your audience experience a story through virtual reality

News-Decoder to help young audiences understand news

The online community wants to build a 'borderless' platform for young people to 'decode' global news

Is comics journalism making a comeback?

New projects are integrating traditional art with digital innovation, and the medium's proponents believe it can tell stories in a way other media may not

New WaPo 'flexible' homepage completes site redesign

The publishing process on the outlet's website is now entirely powered by Arc, a collaborative tool developed by engineers and journalists

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Remember this guide next time you struggle with choosing the right way to illustrate your data

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Interactive infographic puts the UK heart disease epidemic into perspective

Around 200 people under the age of 65 died of a fatal heart attack in the UK last year, figures released in August 2015 by the British Heart Foundation have revealed

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How to deal with online rumours and debunking

Tow Center fellow Craig Silverman shared his advice on responsibly discussing rumours and debunking misinformation online in launching new study 'Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content'

Ophan: Key metrics informing editorial at the Guardian

The outlet's in-house analytics platform, designed to promote the 'democratisation of data', recently launched new features including a bigger focus on attention time