- The discussion began with a link to a new Boston Globe story:
- — Heidi N. Moore (@moorehn)Sun, Dec 15 2013 14:31:07Great investigation into the Tsarnaevs, though not sure why we have to do all this goddamn scrolling. http://www.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/2011-2020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/12/15tsarnaev/tsarnaev.html …
- "A five-month Globe investigation offers new details and insights into the two young men accused in the greatest act of terrorism in Boston history and the deeply dysfunctional family that produced them."
- Moore refers to the online story, not the printed version:
- — Gabby Stern (@gabbystern)Sun, Dec 15 2013 14:36:07.@moorehn on the other hand, immersive multimedia formats enhance great text journalism with superb visuals that are themselves journalism!
- — Heidi N. Moore (@moorehn)Sun, Dec 15 2013 14:42:38@gabbystern it's way past experimentation and into imitation. Plus, the format doesn't fit the content. Why Snowfall this? Images secondary.
- — duylinhtu (@duylinhtu)Sun, Dec 15 2013 14:36:23.@mhkeller Scrolling just jumped the shark: http://www.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/2011-2020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/12/15tsarnaev/tsarnaev.html …
- — emily bell (@emilybell)Sun, Dec 15 2013 14:40:27
Bashing the 'Snow Fall' design ethosThen, back to serious snowfalling bashing (not everyone agrees):
- — Jeff Stanger (@jeffcdi)Sun, Dec 15 2013 14:41:18
Pros and cons of 'Snowfalling' stories
A conversation on Twitter (Dec. 15, 2013) about use of the technique often called parallax scrolling, which got lots of journalism people excited a year ago when The New York Times published a story titled "Snow Fall."
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