11 Case Study

Reading the Riots provides one example of combining a range of digital tools—infographics, maps, podcasts, photos, and videos—to tell a story.

Reading the Riots project was a joint effort between the London School of Economics and The Guardian.  The purpose of this project was to produce evidence-based research that would help explain why the rioting spread across England in the summer of 2011. The slides are below and the full podcast of the event is available.



Next Steps:
increase traffic and encourage participation for your podcast.

Once you’ve gotten your podcast up and running you should set up a Feedburner feed so that listeners can subscribe to your blog and be alerted when you publish a new podcast episode. Use SpeakPipe to get feedback from podcast listeners or blog readers.


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