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Interactive Non-Fiction: Towards a New Approach for Storytelling in Digital Journalism

  • J. Hunter Sizemore
  • Jichen Zhu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7069)

Abstract

The development of digital journalism, an important area of storytelling, has focused primarily on incorporating interactive multimedia components to traditional linear news stories. In this paper, we propose a new approach that places central focus on text, the core of journalism, based on insights from fictional interactive digital storytelling. Drawing upon the convention of interactive fiction, we present our preliminary work on interactive non-fiction.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hunter Sizemore
    • 1
  • Jichen Zhu
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Visual Arts and DesignUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA
  2. 2.Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & DesignDrexel UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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