Interactive Education with 1000 Days of Syria

A text-based web game, set during the first months of the Syrian uprising

When journalist Mitch Swenson ventured into the north of Syria in September 2013, he witnessed the tragic depths of the war first-hand. Most of the conflict coverage centered around the cities, but Swenson soon found that no person was left untouched by violence, regardless of where they existed within the nation’s borders. With the objective to inform the world of what was going on, Swenson …

Yahoo! News Digest App

18-year-old Nick D’Aloisio uses his Summly technology to bring condensed news to your mobile phone in a smart format

With our smartphones in our pocket wherever we go, keeping up with world headlines requires just a single tap. But standing in line at the grocery store or distractedly waiting to board a plane aren’t the most convenient times to absorb long-form news articles. We want to stay informed while on the go—but need some middle ground between 140 characters and the average length of …

Stipla Magazine

Pushing the boundaries of digital publishing, this new interactive iPad app brings powerful stories of people around the world to life

Instead of trying to configure print or website content to fit onto iPad screen, a team in London decided to take advantage of the tablet’s capabilities and employ it as a unique medium for sharing stories. Stipla is a new iPad magazine that combines writing with panoramic photographs, video shorts, animations, interactive maps and more digital “extras” to bring the focus of their stories to …