Most people don’t consume news because they want to be more informed about the news; they want to be informed about the news that they’re likely to talk about.
I joined ProPublica’s podcast this week to talk about Electionland, a collaboration with more than 1,110 journalists around the country that covered voting problems and ballot access issues during the 2016 election.
We work with data a lot at ProPublica. We request it. We create it. We analyze it. We use it to tell stories. We design with it. We teach with it. We share it. And, since 2014, we’ve been selling it online in the ProPublica Data Store. Today, we’re relaunching the Data Store.
The newsroom’s creativity over the past few years has been part of a radical reimagining of what journalism looks like. Revenue models need to undergo a similar transformation.
As the use of blocking technology accelerates, publishers are exploring ways to serve up ads they hope users actually want to see.
Clippings on measuring stuff.
How algorithms are helping reporters expand coverage, engage audiences, and respond to breaking news
“I hope to open our doors to talented storytellers who feel limited by journalistic convention and want to push deeper into the heart of creating compelling work, period.”
I’m working on a piece about “robot journalism” this week. As I was driving along California highways, listening to the country station, yesterday, I heard Miranda Lambert’s nostalgia gem, “Automatic” on the radio. So, a quick triptych on the subject: 1. Miranda Lambert, “Automatic” My favorite part is its bizarre use of the Polaroid as a […]