Why local journalism needs a funding pipeline
Tech and philanthropic institutions are giving thousands of $5,000 to $250,000 grants to individual newsrooms, but… then what?
Interactive experiences: personalization and revisit value
For this Innovation in Focus, we spoke with Financial Times Data Reporter, David Blood, and Senior Developer, Ændrew Rininsland, to learn about how their interactive work has progressed, lessons learned, and see where they’re headed next. Greenway: How did you get started with interactive experiences? Rininsland: I’m a life-long web nerd and have been building web pages … Continued
WIJ Workshop reflections: Safety, inspiration and so much more
Words by Kasey Carlson, Photos by Kat Duncan When I got an email a few months ago encouraging me to apply to the Women in Journalism Workshop, I thought a few things. One was that it could be a chance to network and learn some new skills — what graduating senior wouldn’t want to take advantage … Continued
AMP Stories: Tips and Tools
This month for Innovation in Focus we explored building AMP stories. As we learned in our Q&A with Evan Wagstaff at the San Franciso Chronicle, diving into this new tool can require some coding knowledge and time. We wanted to utilize the AMP Stories platform but had minimal coding skills, so we decided to try the … Continued
AMP Stories: A visual experience
Our last segment for Innovation in Focus was the AMP story we built on paragliding in Columbia. If you are familiar with AMP technology, you may know AMP stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages, a Google project designed as an open standard for publishers to have pages load quickly on mobile devices. AMP stories is a … Continued
AMP Stories: Paragliding over Columbia, Missouri
This month for Innovation in Focus we explored building Google AMP stories. Click through Conner’s story to experience paragliding over Columbia, Missouri!
Interactive Chats: Our tips for building a story in InterviewJS
Find out how student creator Emily Dunn covered a story using InterviewJS.
Sonification: Turning stories into sound
Michael Corey, Senior Data Editor at Reveal, shares his tips for sonification storytelling
Games for News: Inviting readers to participate in the story
Sisi Wei of ProPublica shares how news games invite readers to participate in the story and how games are a unique way to tell certain stories in journalism.
Infographics: Explaining the ADHD brain
Student Megan Smith used visual thinking to build infographics to explain how the ADHD brain functions. Watch our next segment with Ross Crooks, Column Five Media Co-Founder, about how to build strong inforgraphics to tell stories.