We’re really moving away from the model in which visualization or interactive storytelling is an afterthought, an illustration of the story, and toward a model in which this work is central to developing the story and enables us to tell the story in ways impossible for straight text reporting.

Troy Thibodeaux, AP’s new Interactive editor. Read more from Thibodeaux on Poynter.

You can also read more about AP’s approach to interactive news in A Peek Into AP’s Interactive Machinery, the latest blog by MJ Bear Fellow Hagit Bachrach on journalists.org.

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