Want to collaborate more? Get your tools to talk to each other
Put automations to work to make collaborating easier with tools like Airtable, Slack and Google Drive The One Newsroom, which is the convergence of The Columbia Missourian, KBIA, KOMU, Vox Magazine, and the Missouri Business Alert, into one space, has created more opportunities for collaboration. The Missourian converted its old content budgeting process (once hosted … Continued
5 ways to use Canva to upgrade your newsroom’s visual presence on social media
With its brand kit and newsroom specific graphics, Canva is a one-stop shop for elevating your social media presence.
We’ve put a radio station, TV station, newspaper, magazine and business service all in one space
Here’s what we’re learning from our new collaboration toward a single newsroom.
Slack moderator structures should share power and guard against burnout
Focusing on logistics, emotional labor, welcome and support, safety, and membership review.
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?
The Uproot Project wants race and class at the forefront of environmental reporting
“The old narrative doesn’t work anymore — it never did. It’s time to take it out by its roots, and start anew.”
Wise up to Markdown
If you produce journalism for the web, Markdown was made for you Markdown is useful for journalists (and anyone who writes for the web) because it’s a reliable, open-source technology with a non-proprietary format. Copy can be written and edited once and then disseminated through multiple websites, mobile apps, etc. For example, if you were … Continued
Tips for using research to make behavioral analytics useful
“What we really want is to be the light that illuminates the newsroom as we move forward on our journalistic and business goals,” James Robinson, director of analytics for The New York Times said on the power of analytics. “If people can’t use that light to see where they’re going, they’re going to get stuck … Continued
Local news: Filling in the future gaps
Paul Graham, the founder of tech accelerator Y Combinator, famously advises aspiring entrepreneurs to “Live in the future, then build what’s missing.” To him, the most successful founders don’t come up with startup ideas by solving the problems of today. They notice something that’s missing in the current landscape and they envision how their business … Continued