Focus Groups

Newsgame Issues Focus Groups

The group came up with nine issues areas: Monetizing, Platforms, Role of the Journalist, Journalistic Values, Should we / Why should we do this, Audience wants / needs, Organizational culture, Story / Game forms, Research Issues.  After people picked the topics they were interested in focusing on we ended up with three merged groups.  Following are the groups and who is in the group.

MONETIZING / WHO’S THE AUDIENCE / WHAT DO THEY WANT

  • Arend Jan Van den Beld - VJMovement
  • Steve Gunn - Charlotte Observer
  • Andrew Devigal - New York Times
  • Andrew Haeg - American Public Media
  • Ian Bogost - Georgia Tech
  • Eric Brown - Impact Games
  • Steve Calamia - Gannett ContentOne
  • Chris O’Brien - San Jose Mercury News
  • Matt Hemmindinger - University of Colorado

PLATFORMS / GAME FORMS

  • Kathleen Sullivan - Gannett ContentOne
  • David Hatfield - University of Wisconsin
  • Aaron Westre - Artificial Natures
  • Kevin Schaul - University of Minnesota
  • Simon Broersma - VJMovement
  • Simon Egenfeldt Nielsen - Serious Games Interactive
  • Nick Diakopoulos - Rutgers

 ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE / JOURNALISTIC ROLES

  • Florent Maurin - LeMonde
  • Jeppe Herlev Nielsen - Serious Games Interactive
  • Michael Gibson - Zapdramatic
  • Larry Dailey - University of Nevada, Reno
  • Thomas Loudon - VJMovement

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Nora Paul,
Apr 4, 2011, 12:17 PM
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Nora Paul,
Apr 4, 2011, 12:24 PM
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