Local News Needs Local Conversations — Nieman Lab
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.
Introducing the ProPublica Data Store 2.0
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.
Journalism Innovation On The Business Side — Nieman Lab
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.
Clippings on measuring stuff.
Automation in the Newsroom — Nieman Reports
How algorithms are helping reporters expand coverage, engage audiences, and respond to breaking news
On Art and Journalism
“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.”
Let us all now lament automation
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…