_Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt
This interactive narrative traces the the journey of a single t-shirt around the globe.
Caitlin Kenney , David Kestenbaum , Jacob Goldstein , Jess Jiang , Joshua Davis , Marianne McCune , Quoctrung Bui , Robert Smith , Zoe Chace
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There’s more to the markets than just numbers; there are people and emotions making decisions. We are finding the human element in the very dry subject of economics.
David Kestenbaum, NPR Correspondent, in
One of National Public Radio’s first attempts to produce interactive visual storytelling for the web, this project describes the economics of the garment industry by following the journey of a single t-shirt around the world. The project was made possible by a
Kickstarter campaign that raised $590,000, more than 10 times the producers’ original goal.
Project at a Glance :
Author : Caitlin Kenney , David Kestenbaum , Jacob Goldstein , Jess Jiang , Joshua Davis , Marianne McCune , Quoctrung Bui , Robert Smith , Zoe Chace
Producer : Alex Blumberg , Brian Boyer , Joshua Davis , Kainaz Amaria , National Public Radio (NPR) , Planet Money
Team : Claire O'Neill , David Gilkey , David Nevala , Eric Helton , James Jensen , Katie Hayes Luke , Nacho Corbella , Soren Jensen
Developers : Alyson Hurt , Danny DeBelius , Jeremy Bowers , Wes Lindamood
Designers : Alyson Hurt , Danny DeBelius , Jeremy Bowers , Wes Lindamood
Topics : Economics , Fashion , Global Community , Globalization , History , Immigration , Manufacturing and Industry , Politics , Urban Life
Technologies : photography , Video
Techniques : Audio , co-creation , community generated , Data Visualization , Database Storytelling , Infographics , Interviews , Journalism , multimedia , Personalization , Photography , Social Media , text , Video
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