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How news organizations are using video games to enhance their storytelling

January 27, 2016 |


As more and more media is consumed on digital devices, the opportunity for video games in journalism continues to expand and redefine how readers interact with news. This week Nieman Reports published “Harnessing the Power of Video Games for … Read More

Jane McGonigal explains how gaming can make us the hero of our own story

September 24, 2015 |

Jane McGonigal giving her 2012 TED talk, which drew widespread attention to her game “SuperBetter.” (Screengrab)



After experiencing a concussion that left her feeling anxious and depressed, Jane McGonigal sought healing through gaming. As part of her recovery process, … Read More

Exploring the overlap between games and journalism

September 10, 2015 |

Dan Norton and Phoenix Perry speaking on a gaming panel at ivoh’s 2015 Restorative Narrative Summit in June. | Photo by Sanjeev Chatterjee


By Dan Norton

Dan is a founding partner and CCO at Filament Games. He specializes in the design … Read More

ivoh summit panelists explore how gaming can enrich storytelling

July 7, 2015 |

(From left: Moderator Ann DeMarle, and panelists Laralyn McWilliams, Dan Norton, and Phoenix Perry. Photo by Sanjeev Chatterjee)


By Ronnie Lovler 

Ronnie is an ivoh core team member and freelance writer, … Read More

Recent stories that show media can be a force for good

March 11, 2015 |

It’s easy to focus on what’s wrong in the media industry. But if you actively seek out the good in something, you can usually find it.

There are lots of examples of how the media is acting as a force for … Read More

New Tow Center report looks at how games can improve news coverage

February 23, 2015 |

Screenshot from WNYC’s snowfall map




The most-viewed New York Times piece in 2013 wasn’t a hard-hitting investigation piece or a long-form narrative; it was a quiz. Since then, interest in the intersection between journalism and gaming has grown. News … Read More