Trying to keep track of the indictment charges, conspirators and fake electors?
Keeping track of a plot of the coup to overthrow American democracy is hard. The 45 page indictment against is a good roadmap. This interactive, multimedia guide tries to make it easier to understand with a visual guide that includes text, images, audio recordings and videos. Simply click on any image for details, or use the SEARCH bar to look for something in particular. You can also zoom in or out and focus on just person at a time.
It's vital for people to have the facts to make informed decisions.
This is especially important when billionaire funded media outlets like FOX, Facebook and Twitter are rife with disinformation.
Many issue are complex and involve dark money groups that want to stay hidden.
The news cycle moves quickly.
Many people have limited time to read long articles and short attention spans.
Many people prefer to get information on their phones, in podcasts or short videos.
Make your message engaging
Given these constraints, how do you get the facts to people? This infographic was produced in about 6 hours to follow the current news cycle of Trump's arraignment today.
It references articles from Popular Information, Letters From An American and Civil Discourse.
It includes links to the actual indictment and other documents.
There are several videos on the fake electors and conspirators from YouTube.
Audio version of parts of the indictment from SoundCloud are embedded in the infographic.
Cartoons from Political Cartoons are added for insight and a touch of humor.
Keep it simple
The infographic has a LOT of information, but it is hidden behind a user friendly interface. This invites the reader to go dig in and learn more. Each image leads to more information in a side panel. This interactivity encourages people to dig into the content from the angle that most interests them, instead of having to read the content in a sequential manner from top to bottom.
This infographic was designed with Kumu app and can be read on a phone, tablet or laptop. The infographic is online and can be updated with new details on the indictment as they emerge.
The indictment of a former President to stage a coup to overthrow American democracy is an important story. People should be able to get the facts and decide for themselves.
TakeAway: Keep your audience in mind. Get your message heard with tech enabled storytelling.
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