Getting started with StoryMap

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Zach Wise of Northwestern University Knight Lab
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Clark
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

This demo will teach storytellers some best practices for telling stories that have a strong location context. StoryMap is not limited to map tiles, we will go over how to use gigapixel images instead of a typical map and also how to use your own custom maps. 

Speaker Bios

  • Zach Wise is an award winning interactive producer, Co-director of the Knight Lab and Associate Professor at Northwestern University. He has created several very popular tools for storytellers and journalists. Over 600k people have used Timeline JS and StoryMap to create stories seen by over a 100 million people each year. Timeline is also available in more than 65 languages and is used by major news organizations all over the world.

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