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Topic “entertainment journalism”

Spanning the line between journalism and entertainment, newsgames growing in Brazil

In order to understand how the mafia works, you take on the role of an undercover cop posing as a globe-trotting trafficker. You answer questions about sexual education to further a strip tease done by a model. In order to learn about the teachings of major philosophers, you engage in a virtual battle of theories with one of them. Sounds like a joke? This is the spirit of newsgames, games based on news and current events. Read more »

Legendary film writer Roger Ebert remembered for his casual style and media innovation

Following the news that Roger Ebert died at the age of 70 on Thursday, April 4, the Internet was awash in eulogies and remembrances of the country’s most celebrated film critic.  Read more »


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