The Week in Multimedia – August 29th, 2016

Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a weekly series documenting the best in multimedia journalism. While, in the future, we will recap the week prior, this article recaps the entire month of August. The multimedia world saw a lot of innovation in the month of August.

Erdogan Cracks Down on Press After Turkey Coup

After a faction within the Turkish military attempted a coup on July 15th, President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of 131 media outlets. Erdogan claims the organizations were spreading the sentiments of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in the US who has