The journalism behind this project includes:
The uniqueness and originality of voice
The news application includes 200 audios tapped from the direct suspects and related actors phone conversations. The audience will be able to follow the character’s stories told in first person by them. You don’t nead a transcription, you just need to follow the different plots by listening to their own storytelling and references.
Overall production quality
Design, interactivity and related information of each character, theme and location offers an oustanding user experience for our audience.
Innovative use of storytelling techniques
The app has Spotify style playlists to listen and navigate by person, by subjetc or location. When a new event occurs during the court investigations, the app allows to select a special playlist to embed in lanacion.com’s article. (E.G. One suspect visit courts to defend himself, there is an article referring to that event, and we embed the playlist related to that person)
Creativity being brought to bear to tell stories that are truly of digital and mobile platforms
The main power of the investigative project is digital.
Online interactivity is the king of our project. You can choose your area of interest to explore and listen to the specific playlist. You can turn on speakers, or put on headphones or be running or driving while listening to a selected playlist that will play one audio after the other in a chronological order unless the user decides to skip files or fastfoward to a highlighted audiowave.
We transformed a valuable and extensive journalistic investigation into a interactive audio digital storytelling regarding a subject that created a huge public controversy and disputes in the argentine society.
The main evidence that Nisman collected to support his accusation were 40,354 recordings from a tapped phone owned by an Iranian agent in Buenos Aires.
The investigation involved a closed network of 120 volunteers that helped us with the hearing and classification of the 986 hours of audio.