"The Star-Exponent just won an award from the APME for "Online Convergence," for a story in January 2006 about the lynching of a black man in Culpeper in 1918.
The award apparently hinges on the multimedia element of the story package (this was designed to pop up in a small window). It includes a slideshow with sound and some original documents. It's not one of the cleanest or most usable Flash packages, but this is a very small newspaper, and I give them a lot of credit for making the effort."
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Monday, August 14, 2006
[Keyword: online journalism, citizen journalism, blogging]. Mindy McAdams has blogged about a good example of multimedia being used at a small newspaper: