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Multimedia Picker: Choose the right medium for your message

With all the different ways to present a news story online, many often ask how they should select the multimedia tool that is best for a particular story. There is never any concrete answer, but with the multimedia picker embedded below, you can at least have an idea of which technology will work best to showcase a story or idea.




Again, the results are not steadfast solutions, but rather an idea generator for multimedia storytelling. For even more ways to visualize an online story, check out the periodic table of visualizations.


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