Facing the pressure to unpublish

This project represents my commitment to helping the industry solve a problem that editors say is rising in importance: how to respond to requests by members of the public to “unpublish”—typically meaning deleting or significantly altering—online news content that identifies them in a way that they would rather forget. Often, but not always, the request … Continued

Delivering news onto a digital porch

This summer for Innovation in Focus we are exploring news organizations which function through new, emerging or unique revenue models. The Colorado Sun is a journalist-owned and run, ad-free news site based in Denver that was launched on September 10, 2018. Their newsroom consists of 11 full time journalists. I spoke with Dana Coffield and Larry … 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

Data-driven storytelling: Bridges of Missouri

According to the Federal Highway Administration, Missouri has the fourth-highest number of structurally deficient bridges in the United States. This week for Innovation in Focus, Megan Smith investigates this number to learn why. Watch our second segment next week to hear from an expert on data-driven storytelling and why it’s vital to utilize at your news … Continued