"You have a lot of missing images, in the TV, in the news reporting," Lai said. "If this is an image generation or image era that we are in, that is a big gap we are filling."
The practice has earned the ire of Taipei city government officials, who recently fined Next Media for its animated news reports.
Since its launch in November, the animated news service has drawn more than 20 million views to the Apple Daily Web sites, according to the company. The most popular were those connected to the Woods accident. Video: Animation news?
The animations blurred the line between news reporting and fiction, often depicting events that Next Media had not reported on directly.
Now to get the Na'vi to do the news it'll be the perfect!
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