Designing in the dark: How we created the Guardian App for Apple Watch
Canadian Press fact-checkers find politicians full of baloney
Extra! Extra! Rethinking the Guardian Breaking News Experience
Reporters' Lab wins ONA grant for Structured Stories NYC
Report from Perugia: Fact-checkers discuss sustainability, July meeting, olive oil
Peru data journalism project Convoca launches interactive tool on mining infractions
Extracting Structured Data From Recipes Using Conditional Random Fields
Clever Compilers
How to: clean a converted PDF using Open Refine
Purifying the Sea of PDF Data, Automatically
Africa Check editor says government data is sometimes hidden or inaccurate
The best way to learn tech is to teach it
A New View for NYTimes Photos
Upgrading Elasticsearch: Content API’s dual stack strategy
Poligraph: Building a fact-checking brand in Minnesota
How the Rouhani Meter fact-checks Iran's president from 6,000 miles away
Antebellum Data Journalism: Or, How Big Data Busted Abe Lincoln
Craig Silverman's new structured approach to covering Apple
Android Subtle Prompt library
Africa Check Editor to be First Visiting Fact-Checker at Duke
Duke students find skimpy, superficial coverage of Congress
Guardian Hack Day February 2015 – liveblog
No cold pizza: Notes from a structured journalism planning session
Fullstack 2014 - conference report
Compile-to-JavaScript languages
What to listen to next? jq to the rescue!
Building great products through anarchy
How we reimagined search for the Guardian app in one day
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One Year, 2,000+ Downloads: Here’s How Our Data Store Is Doing
The Upshot uses geolocation to push readers deeper into data
When you're writing about how place " be that a neighborhood or a city " affects a child's chances of getting out of poverty, location is obviously centr...
We’re making it easier to access and use Sunlight’s data
By consolidating our tools and projects, we're going to make it easier than ever to utilize Sunlight Foundation data. When I started late last y...
Elise goes East: How NPR’s new Seoul bureau chief is using Tumblr to complement her reporting
Last month, about 70 parents who lost their children in the sinking of the Sewol ferry " in which more than 300 people, mostly high school students, were k...
Marketing And Money: Monetizing The Royal Baby
When disgusting goes viral: Strong negative emotions can push social sharing through the roof
Most people will have heard a version of the story about the rat served instead of chicken. In one of the most popular accounts, a woman is eating Kentucky F...
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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, May 4
OpenGov Voices: Making dollars and sense of DOJ's new FOIA fee rule
Lisette Garcia, J.D. When the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) revised its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations last month, it adopted ...
The benefits of criminal justice data: Beyond policing
(Photo credit: Douglas Palmer/ Flickr) In our recent posts, we have explored the use of criminal justice data to improve policing and police-com...
Transportation And Money: Zac Posen's Design Deal With Delta
Circa, the buzzed-about mobile news app, is running out of money
Back in December, News Corp's Raju Narisetti sent in his contribution for our annual Predictions for Journalism package. One of his predictions was really mo...
Baltimore's open (but not current) police data
Baltimore City Hall. (Photo credit: Mbell1975/ Wikimedia Commons) The death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore captured the nation’s attention and b...
Millennials and Money: Bringing Craft Beers To The Ballpark
Must Read Money Stories For Friday, May 1
Deletes of the Week: Presidential campaigns on Twitter
A presidential campaign launches in 1880. Image via the Library of Congress. As more 2016 presidential contenders transition to official candida...
The benefits of data in criminal justice: Improving police-community relations
(Photo credit: my_southborough/ Flickr) “The more open we are, reality is, the more legitimate we are going to be perceived by the public, s...
Transportation And Money: Travel And The Sharing Economy
Newsonomics: The Guardian is trying to swing Google’s pendulum back to publishers
You can't call Andrew Miller a slacker. The Guardian Media Group CEO will complete his fifth year in charge at the end of June, when he'll voluntarily take h...
Entertaining Business: Shonda Rhimes, Career Maker
Knight Foundation funds 20 new media and technology projects through its Prototype Fund
The Knight Foundation is awarding more than $700,000 to a new round of technology projects, with a focus on storytelling, data, and community building. Twent...
Must Read Money Stories For Thursday, April 30
In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips
In the aftermath of last week's earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, informat...
Learn How to Cover Money Using New Census Data at our IRE Workshop
The Political One Percent of the One Percent: Megadonors fuel rising cost of elections in 2014
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The benefits of data in criminal justice: Improving policing
Handcuffs in jail booking room. (Photo credit: my_southborough/ Flickr) Our OpenData1 series has been exploring the benefits and challenges of w...
Visual Business: Numbers To Know For Mayweather And Pacquiao
Recent court decision supports better open data on America's nonprofits
The IRS. (Photo credit: David Boeke/ Flickr) Recently, Carl Malamud and his site public.resource.org scored a victory in a long-running effort t...
The State of the News Media 2015: Newspapers ↓, smartphones ↑
As much as things change in the news business, things also seem to stay the same. Newspaper revenue drops; smartphone usage rises. The annual State of the Ne...
One critical transparency flaw in the new USA FREEDOM Act
(Photo credit: nolifebeforecoffee/ Flickr) Today, the House introduced an updated USA FREEDOM Act. Despite its failure to pass last year (a wate...
Here’s how BuzzFeed is thinking about its international growth
Last week, BuzzFeed launched in its seventh international country: Mexico. ¡BuzzFeed México está vivo! http:/ / t.co/ G50ry81OZP Bienvenidos. " BuzzFe...
Building Journalism With Community, Not For It
A Secret History of Unmanned Bombing
Odds and ends for April 22
America's next top blogger
The Art of the Commons
SB 36: Baby, meet bathwater
Odds and ends for April 15
Who really won the Civil War?
Odds and ends for April 14
Odds and ends for April 13
I'll just let the TSA rock you to sleep tonight; or, One random business traveller sees how it could happen
Odds and ends for April 10
Odds and ends for April 9
The Editorial Product
Building Journalism With Community Starts With Building Trust
Closing the Gaps in Local News
Je Suis Charlie: Defending Freedom of Expression Depends on All of Us
The Best Online Storytelling and Journalism of 2014
Ten years ago today, I launched this blog
It's hard for me to remember what my career was like before I launched this blog on a whim 10 years ago this very night. Certainly the world of traditional ...
There is no value in working for free for publicity
10 Crowdfunding Lessons From The Radiotopia Kickstarter Campaign
Five Kinds of Listening for Newsrooms and Communities
How To Get Your News From Poems
Job: Help us learn how teaching works by visualizing millions of syllabi
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What I learned at Build Peace, the first conference for technology and conflict resolution
Questions about the NYPD I cannot answer
Carnival of Journalism: Modernizing college media organizations
Dear Huffington Post, you get the commenters you deserve and real names won’t change that
Why I am so happy that I chose Flickr over Instagram for my photo of the day project
Yes. It Really Is Brain Surgery
Content in the social Mode
Sunday sampler
Stop being a snob: 10 ways hyperlocal media is contributing to UK journalism
In a guest post, Damian Radcliffe says that hyperlocal sites are being held back by regional newspaper snobbery, while he gives 10 reasons why hyperlocal sho...
Springtime Renewal
Perfect timing: I just noticed that I had not reinstalled the WordPress app on my phone after a system crash last month, that I hadn't added a post to this b...
AudioBoom on election coverage, moving from hosting to publishing – and SoundCloud
Who's winning the #GE2015 Listening Election on audioBoom? The @Conservatives are ahead, but for how long? pic.twitter.com/ ZKmMNTnriD " audioBoom News (@a...
The blog post that I wish every legislator would read
Free travel and accommodation being offered to Journalists’ Colloquium on Crisis/Disaster Reporting in November
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is offering to pay travel and accommodation for journalists from ASEM countries (these include the UK, China, Australia, S...
Linked data and why the current approach to archives is “just not working” – David Caswell on Structured Stories
By Agustin Palacio Structured Stories is a news database under construction which intends to empower everyone to collect, use and improve a permanent record ...
“How do I embed a map/video/infographic/audio/timeline/chart/liveblog on WordPress?” Everything you need to know
Every year one of the questions most frequently asked by journalism students is 'How do I embed a map/ chart/ infographic/ liveblog/ video/ audio/ gallery/ t...
On The Unbearable Lightness Of David Brooks
The viral choice: too good to check – or too good not to debunk?
We are in the golden age of verification: a generation of journalists trained to process content rather than check it; the culling of the subs who used to;...
Sunday sampler
On the deep grammar of the White House Correspondents Association Dinner
'The Washington press corps is like that big extended family with a terrible secret that cannot be confronted because everyone knows how bad it would be if t...
Audio copyright: Audioboom vs Soundcloud (Audioboom wins)
Earlier this week Nieman Labs reported on audio hosting service SoundCloud's 'guilty until proven innocent' approach to content containing copyrighted mater...
Is this the new swingometer? Network analysis given the broadcast journalism treatment (VIDEO)
The BBC current affairs programme Newsnight delved into network analysis this week. Network analysis generally involves generating diagrams which show cluste...
Laying off journalists
'It's not that we control NewsFeed, you control NewsFeed…' Facebook: please stop with this.
Of course Facebook doesn't 'edit' NewsFeed in the same way that a newspaper editor once edited the front page. It's a very different way. That's why we're as...
VIDEO: Surveillance and the ‘1984 Generation’
Online video project newsPeeks have put together a documentary on surveillance. I really enjoyed it, so I'm sharing it here. Not only is the content great (n...
Geeks Bearing Gifts: The Pricing Paradox of Information
Sunday sampler
Join an election hackday at the BBC in Birmingham, Monday April 27
I'm organising an election hackday at the BBC in Birmingham on Monday April 27. The event will involve journalists from the BBC and other news websites in t...
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Good Old Fashioned Shoe Leather Reporting
'The scenes in All the President's Men that show Woodward and Bernstein crisscrossing Washington on foot and ringing doorbells at night are shoe leather myth...
Geeks Bearing Gifts: Patronage
Geeks Bearing Gifts: Paywalls
The Rhino News: It reaches for facts, but it avoids truth
Sunday sampler
When the facts don't fit, change the facts
The War At Home
Why scientists often hate records requests
The shadow side of sunlight laws
James Hamblin: A fresh perspective for health journalism
The Atlantic editor has accumulated a loyal following with his video series "If Our Bodies Could Talk"
Is national media ignoring local science fraud?
Instances are being covered as local stories rather than as data points in a national narrative
Database may uncover conflicts of interest for TV doctors
Free lunches, paid speaking gigs & free drug samples are often not disclosed by media physicians
The Texas school board isn't as powerful as you think
Its textbook clout has waned but reporters are still writing as though it hasn't
Will radio save science journalism?
WNYC will soon have a new health unit
Climate change coverage at a crossroads in Australia
Conservative news outlets News Corp and Fairfax Media tend to control the message
A digital transformation for Science
In transitioning to a new magazine model, the publication's challenges are familiar
BP's aggressive PR strategy obfuscates facts
The company's flack blurs lines between journalism and company mission
Why media probably shouldn't name Ebola victims
Ebola's made its American sufferers famous--but what do we gain with personal details?
Here's how to produce strong Ebola stories
The most effective coverage of the first American case has stemmed from the steady hands of experienced--and highly credible--federal medical leaders as well...
Has climate change become a business story?
The cost of brushing science aside
The media's growing interest in how animals think
The more divorced we become from animals in our daily lives, the more we want to look at them online
A long-time science reporter wrote a questionable book on genetics. Can we trust his other work?
The case of Nicholas Wade and reporting on a lively field with a dishonorable past
The newest tool in teaching about climate change: the weatherman
A South Carolina pilot project expands