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The Guts: A closer look at MSNBC’s Geography of Poverty

MSNBC’s Geography of Poverty project is a highly visual look at poverty across the country. Graphics editor Mina Liu and data visualization editor Sam Petulla give us a behind the scenes look at how it came together. How long did you work on this project? How did you collaborate with the reporter and photographer? We first started […]

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The Guts: Herstory showcases audio of female journalists

Herstory is a multimedia project from the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri. It documents the careers, experiences and personal lives of 34 women journalists who have participated in the Journalism and Women Symposium, an organization for female journalists. It features original music from Missouri students, as well. Missouri design professor Ying Wu […]

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The Guts: Columbia Missourian launches responsive redesign

The Columbia Missourian is unique because it’s a city paper serving the residents of Columbia, Missouri, but its staffed by the journalism students at the University of Missouri supervised by faculty editors. The Missourian recently launched a responsive redesign, and faculty news editor Elizabeth Stephens took us behind the scenes. Editors hope this redesign will aid in allowing […]

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[The Guts] Seattle Times’ project lets users leave fingerprints

The Seattle Times’ latest project, Loaded With Lead, looks at the issue of lead poisoning at shooting ranges. The presentation was so unique that it made my hard-to-impress investigative reporters at the Sun Sentinel stop and share with the team. I knew I had to learn more about it.  Lead digital news producer Katrina Barlow […]

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The Guts: Behind ProPublica’s story on Americans missing in action

ProPublica recently published “The Military is Leaving the Missing Behind” — a story about the Americans missing in action from World War II, Korea and Vietnam who are considered recoverable.

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The Guts: Chicago Magazine’s redesigned website

Chicago Magazine recently redesigned their website, and digital design director Luke Seemann was nice enough to get into the guts of how it all went down.

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The Guts: The Stolen Ones by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Stolen Ones documents the stories of children trafficked for sex, along with the pain their families endure, in a 44-page ad-free tab and digital presentation.

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The Guts: Todd Motto on developing Rolling Stone’s “The Geeks on the Front Lines”

Like many longform pieces these days, the web design is pushing the limits and provides a captivating experience for the user. Using HTML5, he was able to provide a new experience for Rolling Stone readers.