Futures Lab: Our weekly update on innovation in journalism for the newsroom leaders of today and tomorrow.

Each week we bring you a video roundup of fresh ideas, techniques and developments to help spark innovation and change in newsrooms across all media platforms.

May 20, 2015

What if everyone with a smartphone could feed into your newscast? And how do you create a graphics desk from scratch?


Previous episodes

May 13, 2015

What’s the best way to notify mobile users about new stories? And what’s an easy way to encrypt messages with confidential sources?

May 6, 2015

What happens when smartphone users start adding clips onto each other’s video footage? And how do you keep website readers coming back for more as a story unfolds?

April 29, 2015

How are NPR and WFMT unlocking the value of material from the past and making it useful for audiences today?

April 22, 2015

Which online crowdfunding tool is right for you? We evaluate three of the popular sites.

April 15, 2015

Could virtual reality enable users to walk around inside big data sets? And how might data visualizations be more human?