A lot has been said on think tanks trying to introduce e-media into their work, to modernize their production and accept the standards of the digital world. A lot have been trying and the web is full of impressive and less successful examples.
In the sea of coverage of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 a special multimedia coverage by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace caught my attention.
The topic, as we know it is huge. There are so many tenets to cover: the attacks themselves, their aftermath including the interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan, the ‘change of world order’, war against terror and many more.
CEIP offered an excellent appetizer to all those interested in their analysis by providing a string of 11 short videos ( 1 to 3 minutes each). The design is also impressive because the embedded videos are coupled with CEIP report written for the occasion of the first anniversary. In one page we really get the gist of their opinion now and their opinion 9 years ago. And as any good appetizer, this one offers the visitor / reader a choice:
- to stay at the level of basic opinion of CEIP experts (for those readers who prefer tapas are or on diet