This is some of the best mixed-media investigative journalism we have seen coming out of Boston newsrooms this year—bostonglobe.com/metro/specials…— BOLD Edition (@boldedition) April 2, 2013
I read that tweet and didn't understand what he was talking about. I'm a Boston Globe subscriber and had been reading the Spotlight report: Driven to the Edge, but was not aware of any mixed-media.
I grabbed the newspaper out of the trash to take a closer look.
Here's how it looks in the newspaper:
Image: Boston Globe Spotlight: Driven to the Edge - Apr 2, 2013, 2-40 PM
There it is. In text. Over there on the right. See it?
I missed it.
This is what the #FAIL hashtag was created for.
Following the link brings you to this page:
Obviously has video on it.
And the little INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC image on the left brings you to a pretty cool page too.
The PRINT EDITION needs to do a better job of highlighting multi-media that's online.
I've written about this before:
QR Code Example for Boston Globe Articles
Here's a QR Code for this series online:
Try it. Maybe that would help?
Using some GRAPHICS might also help readers know there are videos and interactive charts online.