Tag: Chicago Sun-Times
Journalists reflect on a second conversation about crime and violence coverage
‘Be more empathetic… we are all human.’
A successful event builds on the basics
The best teacher for future community conversations? The last event.
Our first community conversation
Takeaways and feedback from our first conversation with communities in Chicago.
Utilizing RJI resources to take next steps
The Covering Your Community project prepares for our first listening session.
Creating opportunities for conversations with community
What are we doing right? What are we doing wrong? Has editorial coverage been helpful or harmful to the community?
News archives: The untapped resource Part 3
This excerpt from Neil Mara’s research report highlights the top selections from each of the five categories of examples showing how newsrooms are using the content of their news archives to their benefit.
News archives: The untapped resource Part 2
In talking with more than a hundred news editors and reporters, managers and specialists across the industry for this research, Neil Mara found great examples of tangible benefits that newsrooms gain from their archives.
What does movement journalism mean for journalism as a whole?
Movement journalism. It didn’t yet have the name, but still, it was there in practice when Ida B. Wells’ name was first placed on the masthead on the Memphis Free Speech in 1892.
WordPress moves news past the printed newspaper
Local newspaper sites have long broken all the rules for building a sticky site. Most still load painfully slowly. They are difficult to navigate and — let’s be honest — often ugly.—Matthew Hindman, Shorenstein Center For centuries newspaper design has stayed about the same. In 1880 printers introduced halftone photographs and in the 1980s the … Continued