Innovation in Focus
Innovation in Focus is a series exploring new tech, tools and methods of storytelling for newsrooms worldwide. We interview experts, test ideas and provide our findings on a different topic each month.
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Whether you’re a one-man band or a large metro, this series will help you take the next step in innovative journalism.
Multilingual newsrooms need multilingual transcription services
A conversation with Kenan Cerimagic, Executive Producer for Radio Free Europe.
Five different AI options for transcribing audio
Rev and Sonix compete with Otter.ai by providing new features and multi-language transcription for journalists.
Building interactive maps to more equitably serve community
Bloomfield Info Project created community level maps to establish baseline tools to guide coverage decisions.
Three college media challenges and how we plan to solve them
Student newsrooms must collaborate and innovate to improve their journalism.
How a newly founded newsroom is building community connections
AfroLA is making data-informed decisions to meet audiences where they are.
Defined focus can help newsrooms automate
A contained core of apps and systems keeps automated tools approachable and trackable: A discussion with Joe Amditis.
Automating story follow-up tracking — for free
Airtable, Zapier and Google Drive products make remembering when to circle back to a topic a breeze. We built a simple automation system to track and share ideas for follow-up stories.
Students should lead innovation in the journalism industry
Introducing the College Media Innovation Coalition, a resource for student-led newsrooms to collaborate and communicate.
Newsrooms’ service roles need to be grounded in community relationships
Building trust in a community requires listening and unlearning: a discussion with Bevin Christie.