Easy Interactivity with Meograph: A Digital Tools Tutorial

This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
May 02, 2013 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Title:
Easy Interactivity with Meograph: A Digital Tools Tutorial
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
This $29.95 Webinar is free thanks to the support of the American Press Institute and Knight Foundation.
Originally Broadcast On:
May 02, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

About Webinars

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Meograph helps you easily create, watch and share interactive stories. It combines maps, timeline, links and multimedia to tell stories in context of where and when.

You can create a story by following a few simple prompts. Your viewers get a new form of media that they can watch in 2 minutes or explore for an hour. Sharing is easy: the two most viral types of media are videos and infographics. Meograph is both.

This training event is part of a series on digital tools in partnership with the American Press Institute and The Poynter Institute, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

See more tools in the Digital Tools Catalog

Quick Start Guide

If you don't see a video player, click here Meograph Demo

What Will I Learn:
  • Why multimedia storytelling is important for your news organization's bottom line
  • What are the current challenges and solutions
  • How to use Meograph to easily create engaging multimedia stories
  • When to dedicate people and time to creating multimedia stories
  • What new features are in Meograph's near-term roadmap
Who Should Take this Course:

Anyone who wants to learn how to create an interactive storytelling experience--multimedia pro or not.

Course Instructor:

Misha Leybovich

Misha Leybovich is the CEO and founder of Meograph. He previously worked in project management, focusing on innovation and marketing for high tech and public sector clients. He holds master's degrees in aerospace engineering and technology and policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and did research at the Judge Business School at Cambridge University.

Sponsor:

American Press Institute

The American Press Institute conducts research and training, convenes thought leaders and creates tools to help chart a path for journalism in the 21st century. The organization was founded in 1946 with the mission to help the news industry fulfill the purpose of the First Amendment – sustaining a free press in the public interest. That mission continues today.

Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation advances journalism in the digital age and invests in the vitality of communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. Knight Foundation focuses on projects that promote community engagement and lead to transformational change.

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