From the Vaults: Teaching Multimedia, Uncategorized

Digital Nation: multiplatform doc

Digital Nation is an amazing documentary project on PBS. It was broadcast tonight on PBS, a year after its first air date. 

This video excerpt from the doc is crazy: it depicts an army recruitment center in Philly packed with war simulation video games. Approximately 80 visitors come to play games per day.

Check out the video on PBS:

Link to PBS: The Army Experience (3 + mins)

PBS producers launched the Digital Nation website 10 months before the televised broadcast in Feb 2010, making the documentary truly multiplatform and multiauthored by allowing users to submit short online videos and Six Word Stories.

Here is a selection of their best Six Word Stories: