Video series, drone shots, Instagram stories, interactive web documentaries and virtual reality – visual journalism has never been so multifaceted. Journalists who work multimedially have certain clear advantages in vying for the attention of internet users. But what exactly are the latest developments in digital storytelling? Which formats can be used to create depth? And which stories are well-received by the audience?
To find answers to these questions, our special topic devoted to digital storytelling will take a look outside the box . A Netflix director, a media innovation manager and the founding team behind a virtual-reality start-up will tell us how to find a new audience online and which technologies have the greatest potential.