Africa Check's Julian Rademeyer: A career of digging
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
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
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
All the news that fits to print
Prout: is your pull request out?
Five months in software development at the Guardian - what we learned
Sports And Money: The Numbers Behind Lewis Hamilton's New Contract
Sports and Money: Can Auto Racing Attract Millennials?
Must Read Money Stories For Thursday, May 21
Newsonomics: Buying Yelp — and making it the next core of the local news and information business
Yelp's for sale, and the news has generated the usual, now-tiresome lists of potential buyers: Google, Amazon, Apple, Yahoo, Facebook. It's like all the mone...
Visual Business: Amtrak's Reach In The Northeast And The Nation
Supporting Citizen Journalism in Turkey
Transportation And Money: No Answers In The Big Takata Airbag Recall
Crossing the streams: Why competing publications are deciding to team up on podcasts
Usually when two corporate entities enter into some kind of partnership, you can be certain a small army of lawyers is involved in the process, each side gua...
Must Read Money Stories For Wednesday, May 20
Five Tips For Covering Agriculture
Agriculture And Money: What You Should Know About Avian Flu
Entertaining Business: Mad Men Gave Coke The Best Free Ad Ever
Listicles, aggregation, and content gone viral: How 1800s newspapers prefigured today’s Internet
'If you think BuzzFeed invented the listicle, you haven't spent enough time with 19th-century newspapers, because they're everywhere.' That's Ryan Cordell, a...
Must Read Money Stories For Tuesday, May 19
Survey: News orgs are prioritizing mobile development and placing less emphasis on paywalls
Anyone running a news organization " particularly one born in print, still struggling to adapt to the Internet " knows there are too many things to do: t...
Stills from the Showcase
Just announced: This is the next class of Nieman Fellows
The Nieman Foundation (of which Nieman Lab is a part) just announced our 78th class of Nieman Fellows. (For the uninitiated: The Nieman Fellowship allows 24 ...
What, exactly, does it mean to be a member of a public radio station? Can that definition expand?
In February, the White House announced that every fourth grader in the country will now receive a pass granting them and their families free admission to all...
Newsonomics: Razor-thin profits are cutting into newspapers’ chances at innovation
If you want to talk about profits at the U.S.'s top newspaper companies, you don't need big numbers any more. Tribune Publishing could count a bare $2.5 mill...
“Quartz is an API”: The path ahead for the business site that’s reshaping digital news
Things are moving so quickly here that we blew right past a big milestone recently without so much as a memo: More than 100 people now work at Quartz. Here's...
Facebook’s Instant Articles are live: Either a shrewd mobile move by publishers — or feeding the Borg
I hesitate to roll one more boulder up Thinkpiece Mountain today, but the long-rumored publishing-natively-to-Facebook deal has finally arrived. Nine publish...
Knight Foundation invests $1 million in creator-driven podcast collective Radiotopia
A little over a year ago, a group of public radio-minded podcast producers banded together with an idea: to combine their powers to grow a shared audience an...
A new NYT Now: All the aggregation you enjoyed before, now for free
The latest version of NYT Now, The New York Times' aggregation-fueled smartphone app, is out today and, for the first time, it's free to all users. Though ru...
Sharing across borders: How BBC News wants to streamline social news across multiple languages
The video, posted to the BBC Azeri service's Instagram account last month, showed explosions, soldiers standing in formation, and aircraft flying into battle...
Assistant Director Susan McGregor to Partner with Global Centers
A Measurable Effect: Using Metrics in the Newsroom
Research Director Claire Wardle Arrives at Tow
Newsonomics: Tribune Publishing wraps its arms around San Diego — and all of Southern California
Southern California, poking northward into Santa Barbara and stretching southward to the Mexican border, will soon become Tribune Territory. In a deal intend...
Deciphering what the next generation of public radio listeners wants through NPR One
One of the luxuries of modern life is the ability to listen to just about anything you want, anytime, anywhere. And when you carry an infinite jukebox in you...
Key points from 'The Traffic Factories'
The posting drought
Odds and ends for May 10
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
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
How can I help?
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
Lessons on using WhatsApp for publishing – an election experience
During this year's general and local elections a collection of my Birmingham City University students used WhatsApp to publish regular updates throughout the...
What'd I miss? Oh, nothin.
Playing leapfrog and werewolf with Google and Facebook
Sunday sampler
Geeks Bearing Gifts: The final chapters
UPDATED: Ampp3d and UsVsTh3m: 9 of their best moments
Trinity Mirror are closing Ampp3d and UsVsTh3m. Here are just 7 9 of their best moments, in reverse order. Are there any you think should be here too? 9. Mor...
The legacy of Ampp3d, UsVsTh3m and Row Zed
Really sad that Mirror is shutting @UsVsTh3m @ampp3d & @MirrorRowZed. They were the only things on their site I read: http:/ / t.co/ JTgBafmMVh " Matt Lock...
I, for one, welcome our new newsstand
Geeks Bearing Gifts: Metrics
Leveraging music to help people understand data
In a guest post for OJB, Ion Mates interviews Tom Levine and Roman Heindorff about the role of audio in data journalism. Audiolisation (sometimes called 'aur...
Why Rhetorica Sucks
I have spent much time on this blog since 2002 examining the persuasive intentions of journalists and politicians in order to help people understand, if just...
Data journalism at the 2015 UK General Election: geeks bearing gifts
This has been the election when the geeks came in from the cold. There may be no Nate Silver-style poster boy for the genre this side of the pond " but ins...
Create your own parliamentary team – Fantasy Frontbench and other Voting Advice Applications
@HansardSociety 1/ 2 hi, we're a new online tool promoting engagement w/ politics-users can play the part of PM... pic.twitter.com/ HUvyZFG28D " Fantasy Fr...
Are you a hyperlocal covering #GE2015?
Are you a hyperlocal covering this year's general and local elections? If so, then Online Journalism Blog would love to hear from you! In particular, we'd lo...
Geeks Bearing Gifts: The Link Economy and Creditright
Tips on choosing the right Twitter hashtag: a tale of 5 hashtags
What do you do when you've been using a hashtag for some time and another one comes along with the potential to be more popular? Do you jump on board " or ...
Yes. It Really Is Brain Surgery
Content in the social Mode
Protected: 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
On The Unbearable Lightness Of David Brooks
Sunday sampler
Laying off journalists
Geeks Bearing Gifts: The Pricing Paradox of Information
Sunday sampler
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Geeks Bearing Gifts: Patronage
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