Building a visual storytelling experience in Newspack
Newspack streamlines publisher content, but creative storytelling can be a challenge.
Transparency tools can make your reporting more credible
News and tech organizations grapple with the challenge of helping news consumers distinguish trustworthy sources.
Troubleshooting in a newly converged newsroom
Takeaways from combining a radio, TV, newspaper and magazine staff into one space for collaboration It has been three months since the Missouri School of Journalism reconfigured the space for the One Newsroom, a converged hub for five newsrooms: the Columbia Missourian, a daily community newspaper; KOMU, an NBC affiliate TV newsroom; KBIA, an NPR … Continued
Building interactive visual experiences from data
How we helped the Current analyze and visualize public salary data.
Automating election results from local data sources
We teamed up with the Voice of OC, a non-profit, local news site in Orange County, California, to automate their live election results. We teamed up with the Voice of OC, a non-profit, local news site in Orange County, California, to automate their live election results. By integrating data from several authorities, we provided up-to-the-minute … Continued
RJI Fellow wants to make media, tech companies more aware of need to preserve content
Nineteen of 21 news outlets weren’t doing anything to archive web content. A lack of awareness and action in this area has driven Neil Mara to leverage his industry experience and contacts to help find archiving solutions for media companies.
Livestream: Learn how to set up a mobile news app in your newsroom
Publishers and developers can learn how to set up their own mobile news app by watching a free livestream Monday, May 21, hosted by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.
RJI Fellow expands work on mobile news app for smaller news organizations
Push notifications from The New York Times, the Guardian, BuzzFeed and The Washington Post alert us every day to scandal, horror, scientific achievement and grief. However, this capability lies mainly in the realm of large news organizations. Without a 24-hour news desk, smaller news outlets — especially weeklies and investigative centers — struggle to remind users … Continued
How The Washington Post built a publishing platform accidentally on purpose
The Elizabethan dramaturge John Webster gave one of his characters these immortal words: “There’s nothing of so infinite vexation/As man’s own thoughts.” Of course, he was lucky enough to live nearly 400 years before the first content management system was invented. In early 2013, The Washington Post found itself in a particularly vexing situation: The … Continued
Postscript: A WordPress plugin for data visualization and multimedia
The first plugin from the Storytelling Tools project is now free in the WordPress directory.