Knight Foundation, Facebook and Craig Newmark provide fundin...
Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android
What It’s Like to Intern at The New York Times
ABRA: An enterprise framework for experimentation at The Tim...
Bulk Downloads of Congressional Data Now Available
Introducing Marvin: A go-kit server for the App Engine Stand...
Moving The New York Times Games Platform to Google App Engin...
Set Up Your Mac Like an Interactive News Developer
Reporters’ Lab study finds poor labeling on news sites
What we did on our summer vacation — Part 3
Nonprofit Explorer Update: Full Text of 1.9 Million Records
The New York Times at SRCCON
What we did on our summer vacation — Part 2
Keep an Eye On Your State’s Congressional Delegation
Open Speaker Series: Simon Sinek on Leadership
How (and Why) We’re Collecting Cook County Jail Data
Things We Read This Week
Podcast: Data journalism: More important than ever?
Open Speaker Series: Camille Fournier on Organizational Cult...
Authenticating Email Using DKIM and ARC, or How We Analyzed ...
What we did on our summer vacation — Part 1
[PHOTOS] The Reporters’ Lab takes on Global Fact 4 in Madrid...
Global Fact 4: Notes From Day 3
Fact-checking moves into the Google Home
Global Fact 4: Notes from Day 2
Global Fact 4: Notes from Day 1
Data journalism in broadcast news and video: 27+ examples to...
New in Our Congress API: Bill Subjects, Personal Explanation...
New in the Congress API: Congressional Statements and More
Congress API Update
Most Americans are annoyed by online ads — but many would ra...
It’s no surprise that people don’t like to be interrupted by ads while they’re reading a news article or watching TV or listening to music. Despite a strong ...
With Old Town Media, three former Politico execs want to hel...
Old Town Media, the new company founded by a trio of ex-Politico execs, defies easy categorization. One part venture firm, one part creative agency, joined w...
Financials in a Flash: Accrual and Cash Accounting
With $4.5 million, Knight is launching a new commission — an...
A lot more resources are going into addressing the problem of the American public’s withering trust in media institutions. The Knight Foundation is doling ou...
News verification platform Truly Media wants to help German ...
News organizations in Germany are trying to ensure that the fake news scourge that afflicted the 2016 U.S. election doesn’t spread to the German elections ta...
Stop giving photoshoots and admiring profiles to bros who ma...
The man behind Snopes. Michelle Dean profiles Snopes publisher David Mikkelson in Wired. “He’s got the world­view of Eeyore, had Eeyore been obsessed with ca...
Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 22, 2017
AI is going to be helpful for personalizing news — but watch...
What are the most useful ways to bring artificial intelligence into newsrooms? How can journalists use it in their reporting process? Is it going to replace ...
“The Internet hates secrets”: Clear Health Costs works with ...
“The voicemails would make you want to cry.” When New Orleans’ WVUE Fox 8 News invited viewers to get in touch and share their healthcare costs, they weren’t...
Business Story Ideas From the Equifax Data Breach
To Philly and beyond: The Lenfest Institute announces $2 mil...
Philadelphia’s journalism ecosystem is getting a big infusion of support. The Lenfest Institute announced the winners of its local news innovation grants and...
What newsroom execs around the world think should be the nex...
“What is the single most important risk to your news organizations’ future success?” The top answer, according to a new WAN-IFRA report that surveyed 235 new...
For most Americans, science news is just something they stum...
Science publications, take note: 36 percent of U.S. adults get science news a few times in a week. Thirty percent say they actively look for science stories....
Univision is trying out WhatsApp to distribute news and info...
Newsrooms’ well-worn refrain about their audiences — we need to meet them where they are — means something more urgent in the middle of a category five hurri...
Credit Card Delinquency: Tiny Blip or Looming Trend?
Quartz is using Apple’s new AR tech to “help people understa...
Of all the emerging technologies that Apple has its eyes on, CEO Tim Cook has seemed particularly excited about augmented reality. Before long, many people w...
Report for America wants to place (and help pay for) young r...
Being a local news reporter should be something that young people want to do — and it’s okay if they don’t want to do it forever: That’s the idea behind Repo...
$20,000 Bracken Bower Prize Open to Young Business Writers
Media in the Middle East: A new study shows how the Arab wor...
Arab nationals are more likely than Americans to get news from social media, and younger Arabs are more likely to trust it than their older compatriots. Thes...
This former hedge fund guy is a one-man nonprofit investigat...
Earlier this year, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) launched an investigation into the role of America’s drug makers in fueling the country’s opioid cris...
This guy watched a full 24 hours of Facebook Watch (so you d...
“Dog Who Lost Her Legs Was Determined To Walk Again.” “Two Zombies Go on a Blind Date in VR.” “SHE HAS 20 CARS!” If you haven’t yet waded into Watch — the or...
The future of news is humans talking to machines
This year, the iPhone turned 10. Its launch heralded a new era in audience behavior that fundamentally changed how news organizations would think about how t...
Financials in a Flash: An Introduction to Income Statements
BuzzFeed’s strategy for getting content to do well on all pl...
OMG: BuzzFeed gets so many of its posts — from Facebook videos to quizzes to listicles (though apparently it no longer refers internally to articles in numbe...
You could change your mind. Or maybe (comforting thought!) y...
All the cool academics are studying fake news. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen combed through the 150 papers being presented at this week’s Future of Journalism Confere...
Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 15
What makes people willing to pay for news online? Quality co...
If you build a quality news brand and deliver that news in a quality format that’s convenient, customizable, and clean, readers will come — and maybe pay. Th...
Are publishers making money on Facebook? “Not really,” a new...
For years publishers have held onto the hope that all their investments in Facebook will, at some point, pay dividends when it comes to revenue. But a new re...
With scripted comedy videos, The Washington Post wants to pr...
Making fun of both Apple and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at the same time isn’t easy, but The Washington Post somehow pulled it off. E...
Stopping fake news on social can feel like playing whack-a-m...
Vigilante mobs beat several men to death in separate incidents in the central Indian state of Jharkhand this past May. The violence was incited in part by ru...
ESPN, journalism, and what the network owes people of color
“For thou art with us …”
Blood and dirt; or, Why one cop’s illegal attempt to draw bl...
“Be nice to me or I won’t support impeachment.”
Trump assumes the chancellorship
What I would like to do on my summer vacation
The best election money can steal
American Gulag
Grounds for impeachment
What colleges and universities DON’T owe would-be speakers
Why remote works
I’ve been at Chalkbeat for more than 15 months now, working remotely on a permanent basis for the first time, after two six-month stretches at the beginning ...
Introducing the CJ Workbench
Defense Against the Dark Arts: Networked Propaganda and Coun...
How to Find and Support Trustworthy Journalism
What do Journalists do with Documents?
The Dark Clouds of Financial Cryptography
The Origin of Banking
What Data Can’t Tell Us About Buying Politicians
Sometimes an algorithm really is (politically) unbiased
Startups vs. Systems: Why Doing Good with Tech is Hard
My Next Adventure: Journalism’s Wicked Problems and Democrac...
The Technology Behind the World’s Worst DVR
A Puntitled Framework for Evaluating the Quality of Puns
Lessons from The New York Times Super Tuesday hoax: Five way...
From Chat Apps to Town Halls: Why More Newsrooms are Designi...
The Best Online Journalism and Storytelling of 2015
It’s not you: Political journalism really is broken
Scale vs. Love: The Secret Balancing Act
I Have To Push My Own Limits To Let My Kids Find Theirs
What Could You Do With An Actual Crowd?
Why journalists ditch the thesaurus when it comes to “said” ...
It’s the start of a new term in journalism courses across the country, and journalism lecturers will once again be spending the first few weeks helping stude...
Sunday sampler
How to: use the AtF Spark font to create charts with just te...
AtF Spark is “a typeface for creating sparklines in text”. In other words, the fonts will convert numbers into something that looks like a chart. It looks pr...
The new edition of the Online Journalism Handbook is now out...
The second edition of the Online Journalism Handbook has just been published. It’s an almost complete rewrite from the first edition — and 50,000 words longe...
Here are 9 email newsletters about data… I think you’ll like...
As the first group of MA Data Journalism students prepare to start their course this month, I’ve been recommending a number of email newsletters in the field...
Sunday sampler
Normalizing Trump: An incredibly brief explainer
A conflict in the journalist's code was created by a president wholly unfit for the job. The post Normalizing Trump: An incredibly brief explainer appeared f...
No, I’m not abandoning the term “storytelling”, Alberto — ju...
Alberto Cairo provoked quite a bit of reaction this week when he tweeted that data journalism and data visualisation ought to abandon the term “storytelling”...
Local publishers — want some data journalism content from th...
This is the first piece of content the BBC has shared under a new partnership with the News Media Association https:/ / t.co/ i8lq04wmdO — Pete Sherlock (...
Stupid Idea For Readers To Destroy
Sunday sampler
‘Storytelling in the Digital Age’: a free ebook
A free short ebook on Storytelling in the Digital Age has been published by Gurpreet Mann (disclosure: Gurpreet is a former student of mine). I’m clearly goi...
A Handful Of Quick DACA-Related Thoughts
The Vanishing Newspaper, revisited
Grifters All The Way Down
Sunday sampler
You Know You Have A Problem…
The power of the social network
Sunday sampler, back-to-school edition
Anchor just created a great audio-to-social-video tool – her...
The social audio app Anchor this month launched the latest – and possibly most powerful – addition to its toolset: the ability to convert audio clips into so...
Sunday sampler, eclipse edition
Stray Thoughts and Mental Misdemeanors
Sunday sampler
Got a new laptop? Here’s how to maintain your privacy from t...
When you get a new laptop – with no cookies on it! – it’s a great opportunity to start afresh and protect your privacy online by default. As I recently got a...
10 principles for data journalism in its second decade
In 2007 Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel published The Elements of Journalism. With the concept of ‘journalism’ increasingly challenged by the fact that anyone...
Eclipses Make People Crazy, Daniel Defoe Edition
Sunday sampler
Darkness At Noon (Well, A Little After 10 a.m. From Where I’...
This Has The Makings Of An Enjoyable Day…
Unleashed Cops