Longform Journalism: What Is Possible?
Delving into the wide world of longform journalism, it immediately becomes clear that there is not one way to write an article reaching beyond 3.000 words. In the following I will present several different approaches, which all have their length in common, but which vary regarding their use of paratextual elements and multimedia formats, their [...]
Longform; it’s long but finite!
The longform is an online article with a word count of roughly 3000-8000 words. After that the definition of the term enters a realm of uncertainty concerning the level of interactivity, appropriate length and potential engagement. It usually presents a varied amount of paratextual elements – they can include images, GIFs, and videos which usually [...]