The production of multimedia specials has a lot in common with the artisanal process. Apart from the narrative work, one has to put the pieces together, which involves web programming. The lack of editors and content managers which can adapt to the needs of each project has obliged people to use a made-to-measure programming method for each job. The necessity demands it, and the effervescence of multimedia producers and of creators of interactive documentaries is bringing about the appearance of specialised tools.
There are four interesting cases; two Flash-based, Documenta and Klynt, and two more based on HTML5; 3WDOC and Zeega. In this article I wrote for the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia I talk about them.