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Ian Bogost, "The Cartoonist and the Whaler: Notes on the Future of Journalism and Other Media"

MIT CMS/W on June 15, 2013 19:13

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    A “newsgame” is a videogame that does journalism. Drawing from five years of commercial development and academic research on this new approach, this talk summarizes the principles of newsgames and then offers two related but conflicting perspectives on its role in the future of newsmaking, framed by general thoughts on the challenges of designing and understanding contemporary media.

    Ian Bogost, Professor of Digital Media at Georgia Tech, is a designer, philosopher, critic, and researcher who focuses on computational media–videogames in particular. He is also an author and an entrepreneur. He is also a Founding Partner at Persuasive Games and a Board Member at Open Texture (an educational publisher).

    Release date: Dec 16, 2011
    "Ian Bogost, "The Cartoonist and the Whaler: Notes on the Future of Journalism and Other Media"" by MIT CMS/W is licensed under a Creative Commons License

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