Information from FRONTLINE’s new projects team


Why Aren’t There More Tablet-Friendly Transmedia Projects?

As we’ve been looking at what’s out there, we’ve been surprised by how few of these projects work in a tablet browser.

Comments about Comments

How do we create a two-way experience as part of our tablet application without creating a cumbersome experience?

More on FRONTLINE’s Android Plans

I want to clarify what we’re doing with our FRONTLINE app and respond to some of the ideas we’ve heard in the comments.

Why FRONTLINE Isn’t Doing Android — Yet

A new visualization drives home the challenges of trying to develop Android applications.

Envisioning the “Second Screen”

This week our team has spent a fair amount of time discussing the “second screen” concept – the idea that … Continue reading

Native vs. HTML5 – Why We’re Going Hybrid

Ever since we got the green light to start an iPad application for FRONTLINE, the main question we’ve gotten from … Continue reading

A New Chapter in Digital Storytelling

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve received a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to build FRONTLINE’s first tablet app.



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