As well as all the interesting styling/formatting tools available within BUzz, we also suggest using external sites to assist in the creation of exciting and engaging journalism.
For a full list of tools visit – digitalstory.tools
Google fusion Tables – Simple data visualisation from Google drive
Flourish – Quickly turn your spreadsheets into stunning online charts, maps and interactive stories.
Storyline JS – an open-source tool that enables anyone to build an annotated, interactive line chart.
Infogr.am – Create interactive data-visualisations & infographics
Try the Infogram exercise
Timelines, Slideshows & Images
Timeline JS – Beautifully crafted timelines generated through a Google Spreadsheet.
Slices – Create interactive slideshows featuring Images, Audio & Video
JuxtaposeJS – Compare two pieces of similar media, including photos, and GIFs. It’s ideal for highlighting then/now stories that explain slow changes over time