If you’ve been using Instagram for a while, you would be aware of a very successful (and often very beautiful) account called Humans of New York. The Insta account has now grown to include a web page, Facebook page, and a book. It’s also spawned possibly thousands of storytelling sites just like it.
Simple website builders:
Amazingly simple design:
Interactive images and graphics:
Tutorials and How-Tos:
Today’s exercise: take a story in the news and turn it into an infographic.
Some examples (which ones work well, and which ones don’t?):
More examples and inspiration: The 100 Best Infographics
Tools for building infographics
60 awesome free tools (via Canva, including info on where to find illustrations, photographs, fonts and more)
TOPIC: Structuring a story.
TOPIC: Understanding news and newsworthiness.