Journalism isn’t all fun and games. But if The Washington Post has its way, fun and games might make their way into journalism a little more often.
A new suite of apps developed by Post engineers over the last year allows the paper’s journalists to create quizzes, polls, ballots, brackets and other interactives with minimal hassle. If reporters or editors want a visual aid to liven up their copy, they can call on one of eight apps and create something without help from a designer or developer, said Greg Barber, director of digital news projects at The Washington Post. Read more