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Buddying up with the news-nerd community
By Ryan PittsPosted on
Where do you turn with a question that’s stopping your data project in its tracks? If you don’t have a news-nerd colleague nearby, there’s a whole community out there happy to help. Here are three ways you can tap into networks of support, both right now and next week.
Why and How Journalists Should Build Better Support Networks
By Jennifer MizgataPosted on
Support looks different for different people, and it can look really different at different moments of your life. Personal support is relationship-based. Your relationships are going to change, and the support you have from them changes at certain times too, depending on people’s capacity. Here’s a question you can start with to think about what support might look like for you: What are your asks and offers to your support network?
A Dinner for Journalists Means More Power at the Table
By Shira SteinPosted on
An easy way to build community starts with an invite to a casual, home-cooked meal.
Membrane: An Experiment in Permeable Publishing
By Jane FriedhoffPosted on
Over the last several months, the New York Times R&D Lab has been thinking about the future of online communities, particularly those communities and conversations that form around news organizations and their journalism. When we think about community discussion, we typically think about comments sections below our articles, or outside forums that link to our content (Twitter, Reddit, etc.). But what comes after free-text comments? To explore this further, we developed Membrane, which is an experiment in permeable publishing. By permeable publishing, we mean a new form of reading experience, in which readers may “push back” through the medium to ask specific, contextual (and constrained) questions of the author.
A few words from Chrys Wu on her new role
By Erika Owens and Chrys WuPosted on
This week, Hacks/Hackers co-founder Chrys Wu joined the New York Times Developers team as a Developer Advocate.
The Week In News Dev, Oct 17
By Erin KissanePosted on
The week in journalism code: new projects, updates, releases, APIs, and more.
Newsdev Roundup, August 29
By Erin KissanePosted on
Events, newly released projects, blog posts, and other announcements.
By Tyson EvansPosted on
The New York Times and WNYC have joined forces on a new site dedicated to news, data and conversation about schools in New York City. SchoolBook is now the main place to find coverage of schools in New York by The Times and WNYC. SchoolBook’s home page will mix those news, feature and multimedia stories with essays by members of the education community, as well as photos, videos, queries, comments and more.