5 Questions with Giorgia Lupi
A NC candidate like no other
Kickoff Kit: Tools to Help Teams Work Better Together
How Does This Article Make You Feel?
Open Questions: Debbie Madden on Why Companies Should Hire M...
Fact-checking course to be offered this spring
Open Source: Simplifying Serverless Secrets
Flexible Icons with React and 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
Spreading the word on The NC Fact-Checking Project
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
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 The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to ...
Artificial intelligence is fueling the next phase of misinformation. The new type of synthetic media known as deepfakes poses major challenges for newsrooms ...
Need a local reporter in [state] with [expertise]? This dire...
Amazon may have gone with the most predictable of picks for HQ2, but that doesn’t give media organizations an out for hunkering down in the country’s elite m...
Consumers love smart speakers. They don’t love news on smart...
Smart speakers like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are rapidly gaining in popularity, but use of news on the devices is lagging, according to a report rel...
Reporting on CEO Compensation
A bot now tells Financial Times reporters if they’re only qu...
At The Guardian, Jim Waterson has the story: The Financial Times is automatically warning its journalists if their articles quote too many men, in an attempt...
Newsonomics: Can The Correspondent “unbreak news” in the Uni...
How zen is a non-breaking news notification? We may find out in 2019. Today, the ambitious, contrarian founders of Dutch phenomenon De Correspondent launch a...
25 newsrooms have attempted to bridge divisions — in person....
A bunch of strangers walk into a room, and journalists try to get them to get to know — or at least not hate — each other. That’s not a joke; it’s the goal o...
So some people will pay for a subscription to a news site. H...
The path forward for premium media is seemingly clear: Put up a paywall. Digital advertising is a duopoly-dominated mess; any print or broadcast cross-subsid...
How’s your newsletter doing compared to other news orgs’ new...
If you’re a news organization sending out email newsletters with Mailchimp, you probably know that the company offers some metrics so you can track how your ...
Pandora wants to map the “podcast genome” so it can recommen...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 185, published November 13, 2018. Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project enters the wild. Sydney Pol...
Identity Theft Is Growing Among Young Children
Reynolds Weekly: November 12, 2018
The New York Times is digitizing more than 5 million photos ...
The New York Times is digitizing more than 5 million photos from its archives — some dating back to the 1800s — with help from a variety of Google technologi...
Facebook Groups are “the greatest short-term threat to elect...
Facebook has not “fixed it.” While nothing totally horrible, fake news-wise, appears to have happened on the United States’ Election Day this week, extensive...
Is the email newsletter a business product or an editorial r...
Newsletters abound in 2018’s reshaping media market — helping to expand the subscription funnel and subvert social media algorithms, among other causes. Ther...
This Spanish data-driven news site thinks its work goes past...
If you spend dozens of hours learning about a subject — say, government procurements — for an article, you might want to find some way to use that knowledge ...
Why are some women “news avoiders”? New research suggests on...
The idea that news and politics are in the male sphere, with domestic duties relegated to women, might feel outdated. But these beliefs are alive and well fo...
Covering the Insurance Industry and Climate Change Concerns
In cities across America, this morning’s newspaper told you ...
Big night! The U.S. midterm elections yesterday mostly went according to expectations: Democrats retook the House of Representatives, Republicans kept (and g...
Can this network of lit-to-be-local newsletters unlock young...
As a younger-generation American who wants to be informed about my local area, is there a good option to get local news that doesn’t involve reading a site t...
YouTube helps a majority of American users understand curren...
As much as we rag (mmm, rightfully!) on the major tech platforms for their algorithms getting “don’t amplify disinformation” wrong, YouTube as a platform occ...
All Chapo, no Trap House: Vice News’ bilingual podcast offer...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 184, published November 6, 2018. Good Tuesday, everyone. It’s midterm elections here in the Un...
Newsonomics: Newspapers are shells of their former selves. S...
Neil Chase knows the painful realities of managing and motivating a daily newsroom in 2018. “You can’t ask dedicated, veteran career journalists to completel...
Business Reporters: Why Don’t More Americans Have Wills?
The New York Times wants to preface your Election Night pani...
If Election 2018 has had a Word of the Year, it might be “bothsidesism,” a second cousin to “whataboutism” and au courant rhetorical weapon against those who...
Reporting on the Business of Campaign Literature
Reynolds Business Weekly: November 5, 2018
The New York Times asked for examples of election disinforma...
This election might have less misinformation than 2016’s race, but “Christine Blasey Ford — proudly posing with Soros” and “We’re making a Woman’s Vote Worth...
2018 has been a record-breaking year for journalism Kickstar...
The first time the National Observer tried to raise money on Kickstarter, they couldn’t get the framing quite right. The Canadian investigative news outlet r...
Unlike in 2016, there was no spike in misinformation this el...
A newsy photo of a public figure shows up on your social media feed, with a clickbait-y headline and a provocative comment, all linking to a site with juicy ...
RIP Stan Lee
The cracked front door that didn’t bark; or, Why you should ...
About those sealed Mueller indictments …
In which Trump moves on Sessions like a bitch
What’d we learn last night?
The 2018 elections
I'm Just Lucky Like That
One of the great mysteries of my career has been that otherwise bright and talented folks in B2B publishing express an interest in working with me. Even more...
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
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...
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?
Sunday sampler, Veterans Day edition
Election coverage: the road not taken
It's called the "citizens agenda" approach in campaign journalism. I know, dorky name. It was tried. And it worked. The post Election coverage: the road not ...
Sunday sampler
Next time you wonder why New York Times people get so defens...
It may help explain. The post Next time you wonder why New York Times people get so defensive, read this. appeared first on PressThink.
Sunday sampler
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!
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