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
Talking Technology: Bill Magnuson
We Don't Just Develop Software, We're Developing Careers, To...
How We Hire Front-End Engineers at The New York Times
A Faster and More Flexible Home Page that Delivers the News ...
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
FactStream app now shows latest fact-checks from Post, FactC...
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...
Journalists, computer scientists gather for Tech & Check Con...
Fact-checking browser extensions hold promise but need furth...
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...
How to report on — and hire for — journalism’s poverty probl...
You may have heard — journalism has a bit of a class problem. We’ll spare you the not-all-news-is-in-New-York and some-people-can’t-afford-banks soapboxes. (...
The Guardian is getting into the daily news podcast game — h...
Last week, The Guardian announced it was joining the cluster of publications currently developing a flagship daily news and current affairs podcast. It will ...
The New York Times Magazine wants to send you on an audio “v...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 177, published September 18, 2018. Headspin. Been quite the week, hasn’t it? In case you misse...
Cataclysm looming or a business maturing? How to interpret a...
Been quite the week, hasn’t it? In case you missed it: Last Wednesday, Panoply announced that it was getting out of the content business and, as a result, wo...
Restructuring the Social Safety Net for a Changing Workforce...
Reynolds Weekly: Monday, September 17, 2018
Tripling its books coverage, New York Magazine will think of...
The best house, in my opinion, is a house where books are everywhere: not just on a single shelf in the living room, but on kitchen counters, in bathroom van...
Newsonomics: Could a McClatchy-Tronc merger help local newsp...
Could McClatchy unexpectedly join Gannett and GateHouse as survivors in the game of the American daily newspaper consolidation? Could California become a new...
“The cure lies within us, if we have the will and the imagin...
We’re here in Austin this week to talk about how journalism works online. We’re all doing this work because the internet — among other things — came along an...
$20 million is heading toward local news from the Lenfest In...
Boom, baby: After initially joining forces to boost Table Stakes — their project to boost the nation’s metro newspapers — the Knight Foundation and the Lenfe...
Fighting back against fake news: A new UN handbook aims to e...
In a global-first act of collaborative research and knowledge sharing involving leading international experts, the UN published a new handbook this week that...
With liberal and conservative outlets fighting, Facebook’s f...
ThinkProgress vs. The Weekly Standard. Here’s a mini-saga that encompasses many of the things we argue about now. Earlier this week, progressive politics sit...
The #MeToo Movement and Everyday Industries, Part 1
Helping Readers Understand Fiduciaries
📧 Obsessing over one year of the Quartz Obsession email
If you’re a trivia buff, you probably don’t want to play against Jessanne Collins or Adam Pasick. The editors are part of the team behind the weekday deep di...
Podcast shakeup! Panoply, iHeartMedia, Stuff, and…Malcolm Gl...
It’s been a tumultuous 24 hours in the podcast business! First, late yesterday afternoon, our own Nick Quah broke via his newsletter the news that Panoply — ...
Covering Election Hacking on the Business Beat
Here’s the next round of VR journalism innovation ideas (and...
Virtual reality and augmented reality were pushed as new frontiers for journalism — and then the roadblocks came. Maybe the next round of new ideas could hel...
From “uncool uncle” to “fun” “best friend”: Why people are t...
Multiple surveys bear this out, and it probably matches your own experience as well: Facebook is no longer growing as a platform for news. In the U.S., for i...
Did Serial’s Season 3 score the single biggest podcast spons...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 176, published September 11, 2018. One court, week by week. In case you missed it: Serial is c...
Here’s what Americans say it will take to rebuild their trus...
Figuring out just how to rebuild Americans’ trust in media is proving to be a tricky question. The Knight Foundation and Gallup shared their latest findings ...
Baggage, checked: With cable news in public places, we bring...
Have you been traveling and noticed that all the televisions in an airport terminal were set to CNN? Or grabbed a drink at a bar and realized that Fox News w...
Americans expect to get their news from social media, but th...
Lots of news on social media? Yep. Lots of accurate news on social media? Nope: That’s the mindset of the typical U.S. news consumer in 2018, according to a ...
Newsonomics: What the anonymous New York Times op-ed shows u...
In 1954, at the moment history tells us that Sen. Joe McCarthy’s witch hunt had already lost some of its power, he still held a 35 percent approval rating am...
Are you sure that promoted article is still political conten...
It happened again: A news organization tried to pay Facebook to promote its journalism — which included reporting on politics — and Facebook said no, declari...
They’ll do it live: The New York Times is going beyond poll ...
You may have heard there are some important elections coming up in the United States — ones that might have an impact on how some minor governance issues we’...
When maps go viral: A cartographer takes a look into user-ma...
Maps gone viral. Here’s a cool paper on viral maps — “maps that reach rapid popularity via social media dissemination” — and how they may be used to spread m...
What to Cover in the Beverage Industry
63 industry leaders, 40 organizations, and 5 opportunities f...
A crisis and/ or a crossroads: That’s one of the many takeaways from a gathering of several dozen leaders from news organizations, platforms, and foundation...
BuzzFeed, Bourdieu, and Samantha Bee: Here’s a collection of...
A year ago, a group of academics gathered in the Welsh city of Cardiff for the 2017 Future of Journalism Conference. Panels were held, papers were discussed,...
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
God bless The Root, but: No, it has NOT proved the Russians ...
For the 4,683rd time: No, the two parties are NOT both equal...
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...
The crying of the lambs
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...
Crisis, opportunity, Jung, and Skinner
I posted something on this blog a few days ago. That's become an exceedingly rare event. This blog has been largely dormant for a very long time. And with go...
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
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
Trolling Washington
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...
How to: create a Slack alert bot for Parliament events
Following a request on the Bureau Local Slack channel (join here) I created a tutorial on how to create a Slack bot which would post alerts whenever a new Ho...
Bearing Witness
I leave this morning, Texas-bound, with one of my Carbon Trace Productions documentary crew members. We’re going to have a look at the situation on the borde...
It’s time for the press to suspend normal relations with the...
That is my recommendation. The post It’s time for the press to suspend normal relations with the Trump presidency appeared first on PressThink.
Harshing the Civic Mellow
Nail. Head. Hit. When it comes to protests, mean words, civil disobedience, boycotts, public shunning, we may disagree when one or other is wise or called fo...
Verify Then Publish
No need to waste a lot of finger tapping to explain this. It’s a simple matter of practicing the discipline of verification. No news organization should have...
Designing data journalism courses: reflections on a decade o...
In this second extract from a commentary for Asia Pacific Media Educator I reflect on the lessons learned from a decade of teaching dedicated data journalism...
Why I Laugh at Millennials
I’m a Baby Boomer. And I’m an admirer of the theory of generational personality developed by William Strauss and Neil Howe. Add one more thing: I’m a fan of ...
Big Lies, Small Lies, and Child Abuse
The government is telling lies about its abuse of children on the southern border. Like any fallacy, logical or otherwise, this tactic can certainly be emplo...
Teaching data journalism — fast and slow
I’ve now been teaching data journalism for over a decade — from one-off guest classes at universities with no internal data journalism expertise, to entire c...