When Documentary Met Data – Online Storytelling Transformed
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We now live in a world drenched in data, providing a new seam of content for documentary. Both ‘Big Data’ sets and social media traces left by individuals are rich sources of information and stories. With the latest version of the web coding language HTML5, data can also now be connected to video content in new ways. So how are documentary makers responding to these creative possibilities? What forms of storytelling are emerging around these new resources? What are the challenges in this arena?