NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards 2013 Announced

MediaStorm is honored to announce we have won first place in the Best of Photojournalism Documentary Multimedia category for A Shadow Remains produced with Phillip Toledano. Former MediaStorm intern, Andrew Hida, took second place in this category for Follow My Steps. Third place went to "Gayla's Goodbye" by Dai Sugano for the San Jose Mercury News. The BoP Awards honored many excellent multimedia pieces this year. Alan Spearman and The Commercial Appeal swept the awards with "Memphis Poverty: What Obama Didn't See," which won Best Use Of Multimedia, first place for Feature Multimedia Story and honorable mention for Multimedia Package. "Framework" by Albert Lee of the Los Angeles Times won first place in the Multimedia Package and the Visual Column, Recurring Series or Visual Blog categories. Follow My Steps won second place in the BoP Documentary Multimedia Category. In what BoP called "a deviation from normal judging," the panel honored a second…

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The Wider Image: New Reuters iPad App

Reuters has released a new interactive iPad app to bring its award-winning news photography to life. The Wider Image is an unprecedented news photography experience from Reuters. Created exclusively for the iPad, it gives users a new way to engage with news photography. With updated daily content, it aims to position imagery at the heart of the user experience and to realize the unique potential of photojournalism. The Wider Image includes more than 100 stories by Reuters photographers from across the world, and they'll be adding new stories daily. The app allows viewers to interact with image sequences, read expanded facts and quotes, get to know the people behind the images through photographer profiles and in-the-field witness commentary, and visually compare social, demographic and economic differences between story and user locations. Take a tour of the Wider Image app here... Reuters-MediaStorm Interactive Collaboration The Wider Image builds on two Emmy-nominated interactive news-photography…

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MediaStorm-Reuters collaboration recognized at 2010 FRANCE24-RFI Web Documentary Awards

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The 2010 FRANCE24-RFI Web Documentary Award jury met last week in Perpignan, France at the 22nd International Photojournalism Festival, Visa pour l'Image, and gave special distinction recognition to Times of Crisis, an interactive Web site produced by Jassim Ahmad and Ayperi Karabuda of Reuters, in association with MediaStorm. The Executive Producer was Brian Storm. Times of Crisis follows the success of Bearing Witness, which was the first collaboration between MediaStorm and Reuters in 2008. Prison Valley, by Philippe Brault and David Dufresne, was selected as this year's winner of the FRANCE24-RFI Web Documentary Award. It was produced by Upian and co-produced by Arte.

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Thomson Reuters Foundation, Red Cross and MediaStorm Produce Surviving the Tsunami: Stories of Hope

MediaStorm along with Thomson Reuters Foundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) announce Surviving the Tsunami: Stories of Hope. The project marks the fifth anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami. Combining imagery by Reuters photojournalists with eyewitness testimony and interactive graphics, the documentary reveals the strength of the human spirit in the face of catastrophe. These are stories of compassion and hope. Surviving the Tsunami follows two previous productions with Reuters, Bearing Witness about the Iraq war and Times of Crisis about the global financial meltdown.

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Reuters and MediaStorm collaborate to produce Times of Crisis

Reuters and MediaStorm have collaborated to produce Times of Crisis. Times of Crisis Trailer: On September 15, 2008, the 158-year old investment bank Lehman Brothers became the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, its collapse paralyzing the global financial system. Governments pumped in cash, but the crisis deepened and broadened, crippling industries and crushing hopes with a force not seen since the Great Depression. As signs of recovery emerge, Reuters charts 365 days of upheaval to see how lives around the globe have changed as a divergent world embarks on an era of historic challenge. View this special web documentary and interactive timeline at

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