When and how should we use AI in news?
We spoke with Marc Lavallee of The New York Times about newsrooms incorporating AI technology and tools into their work.
Pictures of the Year to celebrate winners during awards reception, public forum
Event to also recognize College Photographer of the Year
Who trusts — and pays for — the news? Here’s what 8,728 people told us
As part of the Trusting News project, 28 partner newsrooms asked their audiences to tell them about their views on the credibility of news. Is there a connection between people’s politics and their trust in news? (Yes.) Do people’s race or age play a factor in what they trust? (Yes on race, less on age.) … Continued
Breaking News 1: How monetizing became malvertising
Breaking News is a series on the self-inflicted fractures breaking the news business. This first report is on the malignant effects of ad tech.
MobileVideoDIY giving away 10 free mobile gear bags to student journalism programs
Columbia, Missouri — Journalism teachers are no longer limited in their ability to add video to their curriculum because of the high cost of professional cameras and gear. Using smartphones and many free supporting apps, videos can now be shot, edited and shared with the world with a quality consistent with professionals. Teachers and students … Continued
MobileVideoDIY capstone team
Many prominent news organizations, including CNN, the BBC and the Guardian, rely heavily on user-generated content to drive audience engagement and cover important stories. A convergence journalism capstone team mentored by Beth Pike, Mike Wheeler and Greg Harper was tasked with researching what types of user-generated content stories are most important, then to produce tutorials … Continued
Background Web shells are the essential structure, the main building blocks of Webcentric journalism. In newspaper-speak, that’s the four- or six-column 13.5- by 22-inch nested pages of newsprint. In TV-speak, it’s the 30-minute news-weather-sports lineup. Jane Stevens came up with the term “shell” because the other names that people were using in 2002 — evergreen … Continued