How They Did It — Part I.
Spotting Storytelling Tools in The Wild.
Egypt in Turmoil: A Timeline by Al Jazeera America.
TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables you to build visually-rich interactive timelines: http://timeline.knightlab.com/
Crisis in Crimea: A Story Map by Mashable
Tool: Arcgis Storymaps
Story maps combine interactive maps and multimedia content into elegant user experiences. http://storymaps.arcgis.com/en/
How the Islamic State is carving out a new country: A Story Map by The Washington Post
StoryMapJS is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. http://storymap.knightlab.com/
48 Hours of Gun Violence. A Storymap by NY Daily News
Mix written narrative, multimedia, map based interaction into a beautiful map driven story. http://bit.ly/1pwkw7D
Women in the business of defending firearms. Sound Article by News 21.
SoundCite is a simple-to-use tool that lets you add inline audio to your story. http://soundcite.knightlab.com/
Events in Syria. An Interactive Picture by The Washington Post
A simple tool to make images interactive. https://www.thinglink.com/
Career tips from world’s leading bosses. Interactive Mind Map by CNN
A free tool to create a mind map of crowdsourced information or quotes from the web. https://www.mattermap.nl/
Le Petit Vietnam de France. Before and After Interactive by TV5 Monde.
A wide range of widgets to make your content interactive. https://widgetic.com
This is a growing list of storytelling tools and platforms as they are actually used by different newsrooms and journalists. Know any other great examples? Leave a comment or send us a mail: email@example.com
Don’t forget to check: ‘How They Did It’ — Part II