What We’re Talking About
Monday and Tuesday
October 17-18, 2016
New York, New York
Friday, January 27, 2017
The Poynter Institute
St. Petersburg, Florida
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A Project to Create New Visual Models for Digital News Publications
Sponsored by William R. Hearst III
Can better design create a better user experience that engages readers and drives revenue? Join us in January as we hear from the designers who are developing new models for information display. They will be presenting design concepts based on our initial workshop in October. (You can watch the video replays here.)
Megan H. Chan, director of digital operations at The Washington Post, and a regular participant in Poynter programs
Susan Mango Curtis, educator, designer and consultant—Medill School, Northwestern University
John Temple, managing editor, Investigative Reporting Program, UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism
Chrys Wu, developer advocate at The New York Times, where she leads The New York Times Developers
Dr. Mario Garcia, CEO/Founder of Garcia Media, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Read more about the pundits.
Lucie Lacava, President of Lacava Design Inc.
Kat Downs Mulder, Graphics director at The Washington Post.
Mike Swartz, Partner at Upstatement, a design and engineering studio in Boston.
Read more about the designers
This groundbreaking four-month project was conceived by Roger Black, who is the moderator.
Affordable immersive VR stories. With practical examples from a team that is telling great stories with limited funding.
News, entertainment, shopping and community engagement experiences to reinvent a publisher’s relationship with its audience.
Hyper-personalized news feeds. This which can become a fully dedicated VR news experience, allowing the user to control and adjust content—and advertising
An informational operating system for a city, with di erent types of products that are not necessarily bundled into a newspaper or traditional news site setting
Read more about the presentations