Converged Graphics across All Media

We live in an increasingly visual culture. Television, the Internet, even newspapers and magazines are loaded with visual messages meant to enhance or advance journalistic storytelling. This chapter explores the ways media, such as print, broadcast, and online, use information graphics as a primary storytelling method and also discusses how convergent partnerships across media platforms can benefit from the integration of information graphics into important news coverage.

For more than 20 years, newspapers and magazines have been working to perfect the art of information graphics reporting, a craft that combines art with journalism, aesthetics, and information. Graphics reporters began to emerge in print ...

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