Interactive Forms Give Power to Election Perspectives

The 2008 presidential race inspired a lot of innovative storytelling, including how we experienced coverage of the historic finale last night, writes Poynter’s Sara Quinn.  Here’s a look at two projects that captured events in unique ways.

Both are comprised primarily of words — one is powerful because the words are submitted by readers, in real time. The other is powerful because of the volume of information, accessible in a side-by-side form. Both have a super-smart interface. Each example shows the importance of well-crafted presentation.