Robb Montgomery

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I am Safe – a Hackathon app to prevent sexual violence in India

I am Safe – a Hackathon app to prevent sexual violence in India

The teams that developed the “I am Safe” concept with me at the Hackathon in Bangalore. I thought you might like this fresh Hackathon result. The “I am Safe” is a mobile app concept was developed in last Saturday’s Hackathon workshop that I led in Bangalore for WAN-IFRA Asia. This is a digital project and […]

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11 smart habits to improve your digital storytelling

11 smart habits to improve your digital storytelling

11 Smart habits to improve your digital storytelling Know your audience Write for structure Master more than one story form Develop basic coding skills Create powerful visual narratives Use data to tell stories Use design methods for story coverage and package planning Adopt and master emerging story forms Consistently provide excellent metadata and social media engagement Embrace […]

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Design anything using The Design Method™

Design anything using The Design Method™

The Design Method™  When the word ‘redesign’ is discussed most people only consider touching the building blocks of a publication’s visual identity and style Color Grids Typography Hierarchy Style patterns Usage guides Templates Navigation But, design thinking can deliver much more. Our design process also focuses on visual story training and developing best practices in […]

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Mobile Journalism Media Lab – for schools

mobile journalism newsroom studio

Mobile Journalism Media Lab: It took one year to build this state-of-the-art mobile-driven multimedia center for journalism students in Tbilisi, Georgia. And it was worth the wait. Students working and studying in this new facility will produce reports and news packages for print, online and broadcast. So what exactly makes this place so special? This […]

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Data journalism, social media 
and writing for the Web

Data journalism, social media 
and writing for the Web

This three day course is designed to introduce journalists to writing for structure, managing data and spreadsheets, understanding data visualizations, creating online surveys for interviews, and learning new ways to present data-driven information. Interactive stories Learn how to quickly build high quality, interactive multimedia stories. How to make multimedia timelines from spreadsheets Techniques for building […]

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