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Motion Graphic from WSJ

An academic paper I found made a couple similar points about motion graphics. “The communication of an idea is maybe the most important component which motion graphics must fulfill” (Babic, Pibernik & Mrvac, 2008, p. 499). Also, a video or movie “is not motion graphics [sic] unless it is integrated with elements of design like … Continue reading

Motion Graphics vs. Interactive Graphics

1. Motion graphics are videos of moving infographics. I’d like to believe that motion graphics would grow in popularity along with interactive infographics. I think both have a benefit. Motion graphics can provide a lot of data visually very quickly in about a two-minute video. On the other hand, interactive graphics can provide much more … Continue reading

Motion graphic helps audiences focus

In a world of magnificently abundant information, it’s more and more difficult for people to be “stay tuned” on a piece of information and try to absorb it comprehensively. Graphics kind of helped attracting people’s attention by using visual elements, which are naturally more appealing to people than text content. However, when people are getting … Continue reading

Motions: Don’t just go through ’em

In April of this year, the Society of News Design posted an article that described motion graphics as “new weapons of visual journalism.” I would have to agree. At the beginning of the semester, we described infographics as filling the void when text and pictures can’t fully explain a concept or story. Sometimes a similar … Continue reading

Motion graphic

Motion graphics are a kind of graphic that uses animation or video footage to illustrate an idea. Sound effect, voice-over narration or music is often a component. Other possible elements are pictures, 3D, typography and info graphics. When connected to journalism, motion graphics can be a powerful and engaging way of storytelling utilizing modern digital … Continue reading

Motion graphics

To me, motion graphics are more likely to be under the category of video. As we can see from the examples, those graphics are used to tell stores with the help graphics. Those motion graphics provide a fantastic way to show information that we can hardly show in reality. In the traditional way, we need … Continue reading

Motion graphics offer more

First of all, we need to know the difference between interactive infogaphics and motion graphics. Here is a website define what is interactive infographics and motion graphics 3 Trends That Will Define The Future Of Infographics by Ross Crooks http://www.fastcodesign.com/1665029/3-trends-that-will-define-the-future-of-infographics Interactive Infographics Interactive infographics, typically Flash-based, are also becoming more common for use in editorial … Continue reading

Motion Graphics — Future of Journalism?

To me, motion graphics is a combination of graphics with video, and they are for sure a good couple together, as there are limitations for videos as well as graphics. For video, it is impossible to film everything from every angle, and with the help of graphics, 2D and 3D images and stimulations can add … Continue reading

Motion Graphics Examples

Motion Graphics, while not covered in depth in this class, they are related to what we are doing and you will probably see more of them as time progresses. In a loose sense they are different from interactives because, while they contain animation and motion, the user watches and observes the information instead of filtering, … Continue reading

David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization

Have you watched TEDTalks before? If not, you’re missing out. In fact there was a TEDx event on MU’s campus not too long ago. If you are a Netflix Instant user there is a grouping called ‘TEDTalks: Rebel Design’ and in the episodes is one of our recommended website’s author, David McCandless, from Information is … Continue reading