Flexible Icons with React + SVG
Duke students tackle big challenges in automated fact-checki...
FactStream app now shows latest fact-checks from Post, FactC...
Don’t Negotiate, Be Persuasive
Reporters’ Lab to launch project to promote ClaimReview
Growing a Successful and Collaborative Team
Open Source: Automating Release Notes in Github
Supporting AR Experiences in the New York Times Android App
Open Questions: A Conversation with Fastly CEO Artur Bergman...
Maker Week Roundup — Homegrown Product Development at The Ne...
How to Run 13 Design Sprints at Once: Inside Maker Week at T...
How The New York Times Gives Employees the Time and Freedom ...
Spreading the word on The NC Fact-Checking Project
What it's Like to Intern at The New York Times
The number of fact-checkers around the world: 156… and growi...
Reporters’ Lab joins N&O, UNC Reese News Lab on major fact-c...
Catherine Clabby joins the Duke Reporters’ Lab
At Global Fact V: A celebration of community
Meet the bot builders: How our student team is automating fa...
Tech & Check Alerts aim to ease the workload of fact-checker...
Bulk Downloads of Congressional Data Now Available
Nonprofit Explorer Update: Full Text of 1.9 Million Records
Keep an Eye On Your State’s Congressional Delegation
How (and Why) We’re Collecting Cook County Jail Data
Authenticating Email Using DKIM and ARC, or How We Analyzed ...
New in Our Congress API: Bill Subjects, Personal Explanation...
New in the Congress API: Congressional Statements and More
Congress API Update
Introducing the Vital Signs API
Learn Data, Design and Code for Journalism. Apply for ProPub...
Two-thirds of Americans have heard of bots, but many fewer t...
Bots don’t actually write Olive Garden commercials, folks — at least not yet. These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written...
Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 15
Will Vox’s new section on effective altruism…well, do any go...
Earlier this year, Vox Media closed the closet on Racked, folding the standalone site into Vox.com itself and introducing a condensed version called The Good...
Using Twitter For Story Ideas and Leads
Chasing leads and herding cats: How journalism’s latest job ...
In this ever-changing industry, new roles are emerging that redefine how we do journalism: audience engagement director, social newsgathering reporter, Snapc...
What have tech companies done wrong with fake news? Google (...
“Who should be responsible for censoring ‘unwanted’ conversation, anyway? Governments? Users? Google?” Breitbart — yep, leading the column with a Breitbart s...
Trump’s USA Today op-ed demonstrates why it’s time to unbund...
A friend who works at a major tech platform recently posed an interesting riddle to me. Disinformation peddlers were setting up Potemkin local news sites whi...
Reynolds Center President Named Fulbright Specialist to Taiw...
“The smart phone screen is the only screen in some communiti...
The Coastal Courier is a weekly community newspaper in Georgia with an office on Main Street — and a VR channel. “Are they adequately meeting the information...
The Outline built itself on being “weird.” But is it weird e...
There are some sites that everyone roots for. Scrappy, beloved. See: The Awl. The Toast. Or not so scrappy, but beloved still. See: Grantland. When they shut...
A Chorus of publishers: Vox Media onboards the Chicago Sun-T...
There are few things that can drive as much nerdy-media debate as the Microsoft Word versus Google Docs battle, circa October 2018. What psychotic journos ar...
Here are the local news organizations boosted in Facebook’s ...
After leading a cohort of metropolitan newspapers through a subscriptions accelerator this year, Facebook is now kicking off its next round, focused this tim...
Venture philanthropy for local news might not be as scary as...
An incomplete list of attempts to finance local news: For-profit newspapers and TV stations siphoning advertising dollars Billionaire benefactors who don’t a...
Millennials Are Changing the Economy With Their Money Habits...
Tracking Political Ads Online
The Trust Project adds another batch of sites to its effort ...
The Trust Project, which launched last November as an effort to provide more clarity around who’s behind news by labeling articles with “nutrition label” ind...
What is up with Apple’s screwy (and seemingly scammy) podcas...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 180, published October 9, 2018. Have the Apple podcast charts felt weirder lately? Here’s a fa...
Stat, with subscriptions nearing 50 percent of revenue, look...
Is man flu real? Is jet lag worse when you’re traveling east? Does smoking pot make you stupid? These are interesting questions, all of which appeared at one...
Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 8, 2018
Here’s how much Americans trust 38 major news organizations ...
Surveys about “media trust” suffer from a definitional problem. “Do you trust the media?” is a meaningful question only if we know what “the media” is. Is it...
A new study provides some dispiriting evidence for why peopl...
C’mon, guys, look at the source! So if you’re assessing the credibility of a possibly fake image online, you’re looking at stuff like the source, how many ti...
Requiem for a Tronc
On June 2, 2016, Tribune Publishing — what was at the time the newly spun-off newspaper half of what had for more than a century been known as the Tribune Co...
Newsonomics: With an expanding Wirecutter, The New York Time...
Imagine a world in which Donald Trump is no longer President.       No, really. Okay, if that concept’s beyond your immediate comprehension, let’s make the q...
How news organizations can guide through the “information ju...
Welcome to the jungle, we’ve got fun and games We got everything you want honey, we know the names We are the people that can find whatever you may need So t...
More research suggests that Twitter’s fake news “strategy” i...
Enough with the “whack-a-mole” claims that as soon as you ban one fake news site, another one pops up: A report released by Knight on Thursday finds that mos...
Is publishers’ next life preserver crypto-mining on smartpho...
“It’s one of the smartest, most clever startups I’ve ever, ever, ever seen.” That was how Amy Webb lauded Honeycomb, a new blockchain startup, at this year’s...
Bloomberg News, The Wall Street Journal and ProPublica win 2...
Why The New York Times TL;DR’d its own 14,218-word Trump inv...
You could certainly read The New York Times’ massive investigation (14,128 words, by my count) into how Trump’s “self-made” fortune is not only not self-made...
Here’s a simple way to figure out which of your readers are ...
It’s not just as easy as launching a paywall (not that putting up a paywall is always particularly easy either): Transitioning your news organization from an...
Can a new slate of shows bring back the buzz for Gimlet, the...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 179, published October 2, 2018. Gimlet’s fall slate. Did you know it’s been slightly over four...
Why things are so effed up
Youth Against Fascism
I believe Anita Hill The post Youth Against Fascism appeared first on Ryan Sholin.
“What do we owe her now?”
” … remember the ladies … “
Anita Hill Redux
“For thou art with us …”
On not voting
Dead SCOTUS nominee walking
Narcissistic, extraconstitutionalist chickenshits
Trump and the week that was
So long, Silent Sam
Family road trip, Summer 2018
We left the dog and the house and the garden behind, told them all to be good, and took off up Route 15, across the Potomac, retracing our usual path past Cu...
What to do when the World Cup is over, 2018 edition
DAB ON THE HATERS, PAUL POGBA, WORLD CUP WINNER (Photo RIA Novosti, probably Vladimir Pesnya, but I stole it from Twitter.) In 2010, the first World Cup whe...
Three books that changed my mind in the past three months
I’ve been trying to read more. Books. Not just staring at my phone. Unless there’s a book on it! I read a decent percentage of Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle tha...
20 Of The Best Nonprofit News Stories Of 2017
Thirteen lucky years
I woke this morning with a need to write. There's nothing unusual about that. I wake most mornings with a need to write. But what was unexpected today was th...
An update on the reading list you assigned me in March 2012
Storify is over. I’m old enough to remember working for a startup that built tools to curate social media posts into news articles before Storify did a much,...
The Future Of America’s Free Press Is In Our Hands
For the people
I’m starting a new job today as an Enterprise Growth Engineer on the WordPress VIP team at Automattic. I’m a little bit excited. If you know me at all, you k...
Telling the story of metrics inside your news organization
I’m presenting this at a Poynter event called Measuring Journalism on Nov. 10, 2017. My slides are available here, but I needed some blogging exercise, too. ...
Why Quality Journalism Matters When We Talk About Honoring V...
Election Day in Cheltenham
News Match Launches With $3 Million in Matching Funds for No...
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
Four simple SEO settings missed by hyperlocal websites
When it comes to news websites’ referral traffic, Google beats Facebook hands-down, with the search giant accounting for 40% compared to Facebook’s 26%. And ...
The Rhetoric of Fake News
Without a proper academic study, it’s difficult to say just how much the passing along of fake news (mostly by linking and tweeting) is the result of not kno...
“Spatiotemporal storytelling” at Le Parisien: how one newspa...
LiveCity is a new data-driven project from Le Parisien that aims to bring together a range of public data sources to serve audiences across its webpages and ...
“Joonyper” Wins Festival Award
Joonyper from acline on Vimeo. “Joonyper” — a film by Carbon Trace Productions — won Best Documentary/ Reality Short at the Ozark Mountain Webfest.
What The Correspondent adds to the American press
It reconfigures how a live public stands toward the makers of journalism. The post What The Correspondent adds to the American press appeared first on PressT...
A current list of my top problems in pressthink
Updated from time to time. Ranked by urgency. The post A current list of my top problems in pressthink appeared first on PressThink.
Live: a current list of my top problems in pressthink
These are the problems in pressthink that most concern me now. A live list. Updated from time to time. Ranked by urgency. 1. Across Europe and the United Sta...
Sunday sampler
Watch Every Child
Every Child from acline on Vimeo. Here’s the latest from Carbon Trace Productions.
“Every Child” to Screen at Public Affairs Conference
My student documentary team and I have finished another short film entitled Every Child. It premieres as part of the 2018 Public Affairs Conference at Missou...
Email overload: here are 6 approaches I’ve found useful for ...
It’s nothing new to say that email overload is one of the biggest problems we face in trying to organise our time. But let’s be more specific: there are, it ...
Sunday sampler, Hurricane Florence edition
I’ve got a new book out — it’s all about Mobile-First Journa...
My new book — Mobile-First Journalism, with Steve Hill — is published this week. The book tackles various aspects of the new wave of mobile-centred publishin...
Six years of looking at N.C. newspapers’ front pages
Sunday sampler, Silent Sam edition
Hyperlocals “Unlikely to get much cash out of mainstream pub...
Should independent hyperlocal news operations expect ‘cashback’  from mainstream publishers who use their copy? In a guest post for OJB, Jane Haynes speaks t...
Sunday sampler
There is no Trump without Murdoch
Sunday sampler
Twitter, Trump and the dancing flamingo
7 ideas for things to do over the summer while preparing to ...
As the summer begins, I’ve been recommending some things that my incoming students might do in preparation for their MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalis...
Congratulations, America. Victory against Infowars!
What is “the Enemy of the People” doing today?
Sunday sampler
Sunday sampler
Gutenberg in Mainz
There’s more than one way to make an impact with data journa...
In an extended extract from the forthcoming second edition of the Data Journalism Handbook, I look at the different types of impact that data journalism can ...
Finding the line
Meet the man who fought a dozen FOI battles to prove that da...
For the last three years Gavin Chait has been fighting — and winning — multiple Freedom of Information cases to unlock data on vacant properties. In a specia...
Emma Youle: “Local newspapers are one of the best places to ...
As Archant’s award-winning Emma Youle announces she is to leave local newspapers to join Huffington Post UK as a special correspondent. Victoria Oliveres spo...