Social media policies are not the real issue

Gabe Schneider, Kendra Pierre-Louis, Sisi Wei and Karen K. Ho in a discussion around how newsrooms can work to become anti-racist starting with their social media policies and how they enforce them. Reporters of color being punished and fired for tweets is a symptom of the larger problem that newsrooms need to tackle head on. … Continued

RJI’s 2021–2022 fellows named

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has awarded eight fellowships for the 2021–22 academic year that address a range of topics, from building collaborations around new kinds of content to inventing newsroom tools to exploring innovative ways to think about ongoing challenges.  “These projects are a terrific mix of efforts to solve problems and explore … Continued

Games for News: Test your Como knowledge!

  powered by Typeform This month’s Innovation in Focus illustrates how to use a news game to let your readers interact with news stories. Emily Kummerfeld created this game for readers in Columbia, Missouri, to test their knowledge of the city. Next week: Sisi Wei, deputy editor of news applications at ProPublica, shares how ProPublica approaches building news … Continued