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Through Newsgames you are helped to better understand the news in a manner currently unavailable in the classic news format.
A major negative of Newsgaming is the violent content that mercurialx ii sadly many of the games comprise.
One of the most controversial Newsgames ever created is Super Columbine Massacre RPG which recreated the 1999 Columbine High School shootings.
The game was criticised for being too realistic.
But then how does this differ from any other medium of news?
Open any newspaper and Chaussure Foot Nike Mercurial Superfly you will be swamped with doom and gloom; that is just the way the news is.
Another limitation is the time restriction.
Originally it took mercurialx ii developers months mercurialx ii to produce a Newsgame by which time it has lost its newsworthy quality.
However over the last few years those clever IT nerds have got it down to just a few days.
Looking to the positives, it’s fabulous the way this form of journalism has embraced digital media in the struggle to reinvent itself.
Other fascinating Newsgames have been created based on the 2010 BP Oil Spill, 2004 Madrid train bombings, Wikileaks and even an interactive game showing the effects of smoking on your lungs.
Screen shot from Georgia Tech Journalism Games Project interactive quality of Newgaming is a perfect way for the short attention spanned generation Y’s to receive their news.
A Newsgaming research group set up by the Georgia Institute of Technology describes the need for Newsgaming in today’s media market.
« Today’s news consumer is savvy, informed and presented with a myriad of information channels.
« They seek new experiences to complement traditional content and new ways of understanding the world around them, The group said.
Is it not the role of a journalist to tell stories? This is storytelling in all its glory.
Newgames are a collaboration of the existing journalistic tools: A story brought to life by text, audio and video mercurialx Chaussure Foot Nike Mercurial Superfly ii Chaussure Foot Nike Mercurial Superfly.