Sara Quinn and her platforms
Sara Quinn from The Poynter Institute
Sara, what’s your favorite platform to tell a story? Print, mobile, web?
A: I think it’s still print but I’m becoming more adept to other possibilities and falling in love with other platforms.
Q: What can multimedia do now that print will never be able to tackle?
A: Tying more things together. (Multimedia is the) connecter. (It) allow people to have a conversation in real time.
Q: What will print do that multimedia will never do?
A: Still have the depth of reporting with a lot of different beats … like investigative reporting.
Q: Favorite mobile site?
A: It changesall the time. (Currently) the Entertainment Weekly mobile site because it focuses on one tight topic at a time . They don’t try to do everything. It is tightly focused.
Q: Do you wear platforms?
A: I do have one pair and they are very comfortable but I didn’t bring them.