BEYOND VISUALIZATION: EXPLORING NEW THINKING IN PRODUCTION TEAM DYNAMICS FOR NEWS WEB SITES

Yiyun Zha

Abstract


As part of a larger study aiming at understanding and improving interactive reader experiences through a study of news production team dynamics, as a complex, multi-faceted endeavour, this paper looks at the key factors affecting in-house visual journalists’ view of news production and their ability to think aesthetically. A number of impacts influenced by new technologies will be explored, followed by discussion on the rationale and development of news production processes that proposes a range of challenges for creative workers. I intend to show how these movements call for a radical reconsideration of new thinking about news web site visualization.

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