The Atlantic’s online article Why Jordyn Wieber Didn’t Make It: A GIF Guide effectively uses the often ignored format enhance and illustrate the story in a way that print cannot begging the question why more newspapers and journalists don’t use it? Instead of bemoaning how their print business is being eroded by online migration how about using the technology you have - the GIF has been around since 1987. The GIF is incredibly underused and has great potential both in journalism and ebooks. ~ eP
Further, Wieber, who doesn’t have a balletic style, struggled with her leaps. Last night, the obvious mistake on this leap is the huge wobble. But her split was sub-par too, as you can see in this slow-motion gif.