4 easy-to-use storytelling tools for new journalists

While there’s a big focus in journalism on new tools for storytelling, Elite Truong writes that some journalism schools have been slow to start teaching students to tell stories in new ways. To that end, Truong offers her favorite, easy-to-use storytelling tools for new journalists. The tools include Storify for breaking news on social, Autotune for data visualizations, Google News Lab to follow and discover trends, and Gifs to make creating GIFs simple.

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