A recent talk by Newsgames author Bobby Schweizer has stimulated some more discussion on both the role of games in journalism, and best practice.
A roundup of Schweizer’s points can be found here, including “eight different uses of newsgames. They can be used to:
- Raise awareness about specific events and what happened;
- Simulate dynamics;
- Model issues;
- Recreate events;
- Portray experiences;
- Turn stories into systems.