Tag: tatyana monnay
Here’s everything we learned about source diversity auditing
Two years ago, Chalkbeat joined a growing list of newsrooms attempting to track the diversity of our sources so we could better understand whose perspectives we’re elevating in our journalism.
How to build data capacity in your newsroom
Introducing DUG, our beta data unit guide Forget the gist of the photo up there—the one reading “data has a better idea.” I don’t buy it. (Lovely photo though, no?) Data rarely has a better idea, because data doesn’t think. People think. Sometimes data can help people think a little better. The problem is that … Continued
Having a natural curiosity about mundane processes
Data journalism and where it’s headed next Alex Richards is an assistant professor S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. I spoke to him about data journalism and what is in its future. Monnay: Can you describe your history and experience with data journalism? I was a graduate student at the University of … Continued
Inject, Pinpoint and Vizydrop: Tips and tricks
We tried multiple tools to help find, develop and illustrate a story for KBIA For my last Innovation in Focus piece for the year, I wanted to try a few new tools while I was reporting on the passing of Amendment 3 for KBIA with a group of three other journalists. You can read and … Continued
Kapwing: Tips and tricks
This month I tested Kapwing Studio, a free online editing tool where users can make videos and GIFs with original news content for social platforms. Overall, my experience with Kapwing was positive. I set out to utilize Kapwing’s tools to create factual guide videos for Missouri voters for RJI’s social feeds. I experimented with various features … Continued
Lean into using your phone: Q&A with Sarah Singer
Sarah Singer is the senior director of innovation at Vice. I spoke to her about how Vice cultivates its presence and engagement across social platforms.
Q&A: Behind the AP News app with Dave Clark
Tatyana Monnay is the RJI Student Innovation Fellow at the Associated Press. This summer our student fellows will be sharing dispatches from their fellowships in newsrooms across the country for Innovation in Focus. Dave Clark is a mobile editor for the Associated Press. We spoke with him about the work that goes into the language choices and editing for … Continued
Create a newsletter worth reading: Tips from the experts
Tatyana Monnay is the RJI Student Innovation Fellow at the Associated Press. This summer our student fellows will be sharing dispatches from their fellowships in newsrooms across the country for Innovation in Focus. Newsletters can be a powerful product to add to your newsroom to inform your community and engage them in topics they care … Continued
Newsrooms gain support on innovative work during COVID-19 with RJI Student Innovation Fellowships
The coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous challenges to newsroom of all sizes. RJI hopes to do its part to keep moving forward innovation and new ideas with a summer version of its RJI Student Innovation Fellowships.