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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