Millennial-focused digital publishers turn to cartoons to cover the news

Comic news

For millennials-focused Fusion, which launched its “graphic culture” section last June, comics have become just one alternate format for telling stories to its core millennial readership, which it’s also targeting with video and interactive data sets. The site has recently used comics to cover real estate prices, torture and one teen’s experience in solitary confinement at New York City’s Rikers Island jail.

“Comics have long been pretty powerful in telling stories and shaping opinions, and there’s no reason why we can’t try them out ourselves. I wanted us to have a particular focus on it,” said Fusion Voices editor Anna Holmes.

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