News Games and Experimental Forms of Non-journalism

Fri, Apr 15, 2016

This class will also cover the intersection of gaming and news. This includes everything from simple quizzes, to immersive virtual reality role playing games. What opportunities exist for this form? What are the challenges and ethical dilemmas?

Fertile Ground

A choose-your-own-adventure style game by Fusion Interactive team on the choices women make in dealing with abortion. It was also profiled by Behance

http://fusion.net/story/44072/fertile-ground/

Also Syrian Journey

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-32057601

https://onethousanddaysofsyria.squarespace.com/

Moon Moon Moon Moon

A project by digital artist Ai Weiwei & Olafur Eliasson where people can leave messages on the moon.

http://www.moonmoonmoonmoon.com/

Jonathan Harris

Digital artist, and his collective works.

Post Secret

People anonymously mail in post cards with confessions or secrets and selected ones are scanned in and posted online. They also make videos and hold events.

Post Secret

Chrome Experiments

https://www.chromeexperiments.com/experiment/just-a-reflektor

Thewildernessdowntown.com

Play Spent

A game that tries to give empathy of what its like living on minimum wage.

http://playspent.org/

Selfie City

http://selfiecity.net/

Candidate

http://bayreporta.com/files/candidate/index.html

We are Chicago

http://www.wearechicagogame.com/

Tax Evaders

http://taxevaders.net/

Directory

http://bayreporta.com/serious-games-newsgame-directory/

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/34623505/ns/us_news-security/t/can-you-spot-threats/