Best of Digital: Silver to New York Times for Pulse coverage

The New York Times earned a Silver medal for breaking news graphic of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando.

Category: Graphics: Breaking news
Title: What Happened Inside the Orlando Nightclub

Comments: “The presentation is really solid and the reporting was done extremely well. This piece sets the standard of what we should expect from breaking news visual stories. The format that they chose was perfect for adding new information and visual bites. It’s very tightly edited — the multimedia elements are where they need to be. As a standards-setting piece, it’s beyond excellent. The decision to do a 3D model and annotation is nothing new, but the execution of this piece was done elegantly. The reader doesn’t have to “work” to understand the breaking news. In breaking news, this is an exceptional job.”

About Stephen Komives

Previously served as Executive Director of the Society for News Design, from 2009–2019.


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