The Week in Multimedia – October 17, 2016

The Washington Post, The New York Times, Reuters, and Business Insider round out our top picks for this week.

The Washington PostFenced Out, A New Age of Walls

By Samuel Granados, Zoeann Murphy, Kevin Schaul, and Anthony Faiola

By Samuel Granados, Zoeann Murphy, Kevin Schaul, and Anthony Faiola

This piece is incredible. It features stunning video footage, detailed and easy to read maps, and is all around a carefully crafted and well-told story. Scroll to the bottom of the page to watch more episodes in the series.

The New York TimesThe Keith Scott Shooting: A 3-D Reconstruction


By Sarah Almukhtar, Ford Fessenden, Anjali Singhvi, and Josh Williams

3-D reconstruction can be an extremely effective tool in storytelling, and this piece proves it. It walks you through the scene from beginning to end with simple graphics that put the pieces of the puzzle together.

ReutersNobel Laureates

Matthew Weber

Matthew Weber

This simple graphic features animation and bold colors. It gets the message across with just enough flash and pizazz and lets you break down the make-up of Nobel Laureates in a visual manner.

Business Insider – The T-Mobile CEO who calls his competition ‘dumb and dumber’ explains how he doubled customers in 4 years, and how a group of employees made him cry


Richard Feloni

Although the interview is the center piece and main draw of the story, the graphics play a key supporting role. The graphics highlight facts about John Legere using the T-Mobile color scheme and creative cartoons.

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