Prototyping Games at The New York Times
SRCCON Recap: Developing New Live Coverage Story Formats
The New York Times Ranks as a Top Company for Women in Techn...
Knight Foundation, Facebook and Craig Newmark provide fundin...
Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android
What It’s Like to Intern at The New York Times
Publishing with Apache Kafka at The New York Times
ABRA: An enterprise framework for experimentation at The Tim...
Bulk Downloads of Congressional Data Now Available
Introducing Marvin: A go-kit server for the App Engine Stand...
Moving The New York Times Games Platform to Google App Engin...
Reporters’ Lab study finds poor labeling on news sites
What we did on our summer vacation — Part 3
Nonprofit Explorer Update: Full Text of 1.9 Million Records
What we did on our summer vacation — Part 2
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 ...
What we did on our summer vacation — Part 1
[PHOTOS] The Reporters’ Lab takes on Global Fact 4 in Madrid...
Global Fact 4: Notes From Day 3
Fact-checking moves into the Google Home
Global Fact 4: Notes from Day 2
Global Fact 4: Notes from Day 1
From Bootstrap to CSS Grid
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...
Modern media, modern newsroom: a new report looks at the how...
For news organizations, the physical newsroom has increasingly become a reflection of the digital mindset. Walls are coming down, collaboration-focused huddl...
“Fierce urgency of now”: This year-long project aims to fill...
April 4, 2018 marks the 50th year after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4, 2018 is also a bookend for MLK50, a digital journalism project ...
Matter’s first post-election class: a focus on inclusion, ac...
When Matter managing director Corey Ford helped launch the accelerator in 2012, things were already looking bleak for media companies, which were struggling ...
Get Up to Speed on “Clean Coal”
Newsonomics: The Daily’s Michael Barbaro on becoming a perso...
He doesn’t listen to many podcasts, and he doesn’t even own an Amazon Echo or Google Home, but Michael Barbaro has become one of this year’s breakout audio s...
That content recommendation network everyone loves to hate i...
Facebook groups and campaigns. Twitter ads. Ads on YouTube, on Gmail. Promotions on Pokémon Go?! And now Outbrain, one of the companies responsible for those...
Panoply’s Pinna might just be the first really interesting a...
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 136, published October 17, 2017. 60dB → Google. Google has acqui-hired the team behind 60dB, t...
5 Services Matching Reporters with Expert Sources
Not a revolution (yet): Data journalism hasn’t changed that ...
When you hear the words “data journalism,” you also often hear words like “revolution” and “future.” But — according to a new paper that looks at a couple hu...
Financials in a Flash: Measuring Assets
One of India’s most famous newspapermen is turning to digita...
In 2014, when Shekhar Gupta stepped down as CEO and editor-in-chief of The Indian Express, speculation swirled around his next move. Gupta is one of India’s ...
The New York Times released new staff social media guideline...
Last night, in an event at George Washington University, New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet talked about his frustration with the social media profi...
Even smart people are shockingly bad at analyzing sources on...
Many smart people are still very bad at evaluating sources. Stanford’s Sam Wineburg and Sarah McGrew observed “10 Ph.D. historians, 10 professional fact chec...
As news organizations around the world struggle with adverti...
Journalism is going through a moment of self-reckoning. News organizations around the world are trying to repair or improve readers’ perceptions of their wor...
Business Stories of the Week: Oct. 13, 2017
With $440,000 in funding, MuckRock is expanding its mission ...
Here’s something surprising about MuckRock, the nonprofit site created to increase access to public records: While the site was founded over seven years ago,...
With its new reporting network, ProPublica wants to fund inv...
ProPublica is going local. Last week the organization announced the ProPublica Local Reporting Network, a new initiative that will pay the full-time salaries...
Everyone loves push alerts, but there are problems. Like: Wh...
How many push alerts is too many? What are the biggest challenges for news organizations sending out alerts? What happens if readers don’t even click through...
How to Localize Climate Change Through Agriculture
Couldn’t make it to ONA this year in D.C.? Here’s a meta-rou...
We missed you at ONA this year to talk shop about local news, fears around monetization, Facebook and other platforms, fact-checking, mobile design, social m...
Franklin Foer wants journalism to liberate itself from Faceb...
In March 2012, when Chris Hughes, the billionaire cofounder of Facebook, took over The New Republic and brought back Franklin Foer as editor, the two were fi...
Writing for Millennials: Making Big Numbers Relatable
The share of women in newsrooms has increased barely 1 perce...
In what has already been a pretty depressing news week for women, the newly released results of ASNE’s newsroom diversity survey add a little more “meh” news...
Starting today, anyone who publishes something on Medium can...
Ready to connect your checking account to Medium? In August, Medium started letting a select group of users — mainly people who’d frequently published conten...
Research Director Jonathan Albright on Russian Ad Networks
Cambodian viral site Khmerload has new plans for a BuzzFeed-...
When I met with Khmerload founder In Vichet recently, his wildly popular website was leading with stories typical of its entertainment-driven coverage: Two l...
Reynolds Announces 3 Strictly Financials Workshops for 2018
Financials in a Flash: Financial Statement Conservatism
Many newsrooms around the world are lagging when it comes to...
How far along are newsrooms when it comes to training their reporters to navigate a news ecosystem where people are accessing content via a wide variety of n...
Business Stories of the Week: Oct. 6, 2017
News Match Launches With $3 Million in Matching Funds for No...
The bigoted Mr. Guarino
What do you call a fired Salt Lake City police officer? A go...
World Mental Health Day
RIP, Tom Petty
An immodest but entirely justified proposal
Journalists, here’s a story idea at no charge
ESPN, journalism, and what the network owes people of color
“For thou art with us …”
Blood and dirt; or, Why one cop’s illegal attempt to draw bl...
“Be nice to me or I won’t support impeachment.”
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
What Data Can’t Tell Us About Buying Politicians
Sometimes an algorithm really is (politically) unbiased
Startups vs. Systems: Why Doing Good with Tech is Hard
My Next Adventure: Journalism’s Wicked Problems and Democrac...
The Technology Behind the World’s Worst DVR
A Puntitled Framework for Evaluating the Quality of Puns
Lessons from The New York Times Super Tuesday hoax: Five way...
From Chat Apps to Town Halls: Why More Newsrooms are Designi...
The Best Online Journalism and Storytelling of 2015
It’s not you: Political journalism really is broken
Scale vs. Love: The Secret Balancing Act
I Have To Push My Own Limits To Let My Kids Find Theirs
Happy Birthday, John Prine
Audioboom is ending its free service. Here are some free mob...
It’s been widely rumoured for some weeks now that Audioboom was about to end its free service – and this morning an email to users of the service confirmed t...
Sunday sampler
(More than) 4 examples of computational thinking in journali...
Today I will be introducing my MA Data Journalism students to computational thinking techniques (you can read my post about why that’s important here). As pa...
Moral Authority as a Platform
Cosmic Goodness (Immigrant Edition)
Sunday sampler
Up close and personal? Mobile journalist Twan Spierts on rep...
Dutch journalist Twan Spierts says mobile journalism doesn’t just get the job done more quickly — it can also get you better access. Interview by Jonny Jacob...
Why journalists ditch the thesaurus when it comes to “said” ...
It’s the start of a new term in journalism courses across the country, and journalism lecturers will once again be spending the first few weeks helping stude...
Sunday sampler
How to: use the AtF Spark font to create charts with just te...
AtF Spark is “a typeface for creating sparklines in text”. In other words, the fonts will convert numbers into something that looks like a chart. It looks pr...
The new edition of the Online Journalism Handbook is now out...
The second edition of the Online Journalism Handbook has just been published. It’s an almost complete rewrite from the first edition — and 50,000 words longe...
Here are 9 email newsletters about data… I think you’ll like...
As the first group of MA Data Journalism students prepare to start their course this month, I’ve been recommending a number of email newsletters in the field...
Sunday sampler
Normalizing Trump: An incredibly brief explainer
A conflict in the journalist's code was created by a president wholly unfit for the job. The post Normalizing Trump: An incredibly brief explainer appeared f...
No, I’m not abandoning the term “storytelling”, Alberto — ju...
Alberto Cairo provoked quite a bit of reaction this week when he tweeted that data journalism and data visualisation ought to abandon the term “storytelling”...
Local publishers — want some data journalism content from th...
This is the first piece of content the BBC has shared under a new partnership with the News Media Association https:/ / t.co/ i8lq04wmdO — Pete Sherlock (...
Stupid Idea For Readers To Destroy
Sunday sampler
‘Storytelling in the Digital Age’: a free ebook
A free short ebook on Storytelling in the Digital Age has been published by Gurpreet Mann (disclosure: Gurpreet is a former student of mine). I’m clearly goi...
A Handful Of Quick DACA-Related Thoughts
The Vanishing Newspaper, revisited
Grifters All The Way Down
Sunday sampler
You Know You Have A Problem…
The power of the social network
Sunday sampler, back-to-school edition
Sunday sampler, eclipse edition
Stray Thoughts and Mental Misdemeanors
Eclipses Make People Crazy, Daniel Defoe Edition