Short Takes: How data uncovered great stories

Who said there would be math? In a field that can attract mathematically challenged individuals, data has become an essential tool for journalists. During the 2019 spring semester, student producers behind Gray Television’s OTT show “Post” showcased 20 pieces of journalism, most of which would not be possible without data.

FL#166: CNN’s approach to Snapchat

CNN on Snapchat Most news organizations have limited functionality within Snapchat. But as one of the Snapchat Discover partners, CNN can offer multi-part news updates that are available to all Snapchat users. We talked with Ashley Codianni, director of social publishing, about how CNN hopes its effort on the platform will create a constant news … Continued

Tracy Clark’s take on 5 email news digests in the market today

Recently I wrote about 15 different mobile app news aggregators in the market today. A few of them — Shuffle, my company Reportory, and Apple’s upcoming news app —  offer a daily email news digest of what you would find in the app. However, there are many others that just offer an email newsletter, which … Continued