Andrew Mason Creative Technologist

The Journey

“Syrian refugee Hashem Alsouki risks his life crossing the Mediterranean, his sights set on Sweden”

Blending long-form journalism with seamless video playback and responsive image presentation this interactive tells the story one man’s journey for a better life. It was also the Guardian’s first Facebook Instant article.

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Video taken from the crossing is integrated into the page and loaded dynamically as the page is scrolled.

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Video taken from the crossing is integrated into the page and loaded dynamically as the page is scrolled.

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Audio recordings are interwoven into the text allowing users to hear the quoted author’s voice.

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