Our SRCCON session was sparked by our work on an audio-sharing tool called Shortcut, which is a tool that makes it easy for podcast fans to share their favorite moments on social media. What seemed like a relatively straightforward project ended up spiraling out into a set of super-interesting questions around design, technology, and reasons why people share.
The Wall Street Journal recently took steps to merge our print graphics department with our interactive team. Our new team is simply named Graphics.
Three SRCCON participants share notes and learnings from this year’s conference in Portland.
RioRun is an “interactive podcast” that takes you on a guided tour of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic marathon course—all 26.2 miles of it—as you run. Here’s how we made it.
The Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires Media Party is this week, plus local meetups in Singapore, New York, and Johannesburg.
Data journalism draws on a remarkable array of skills—everything from statistics to graphic design to FOIA requests.
Here’s a handful of what we’ve been inspired by lately: new angles on the Olympics, an almanac of American national parks, striking maps of change in Delhi, and more.
The Ponyter-NABJ leadership program application is due today, plus a bunch of upcoming Hacks/Hackers events.
Storyology this week in Australia, plus AAJA in Las Vegas and mapping in London.
We’re back from SRCCON with a bunch of links. Plus, here’s a sampling of recent projects that we especially appreciated—athletics, annotations, and aerial views.
SRCCON is over, but you can catch a reprise session in NYC today, plus the NABJ/NAHJ conference starts tomorrow.
Source is in Portland this week for SRCCON 2016. Here’s how you can follow along with us.
We knew we wanted to tell the story in a way that was more concrete than just words on a page. We decided to create a 3D graphic that would tell the story of that night’s events.
It’s SRCCON this week, which means we’ll be in Portland, OR organizing sessions and a bunch of remote participation options.
Here are three tools for making VR in the open web, whether or not you’re a developer.
Digital self-defense is becoming an important part of the journalistic toolkit. Beyond risks to everyone’s digital lives—webcam hacking, email breaches, identity theft—people who work in newsrooms have even more at stake. Newsrooms are some of the biggest targets in the world for state-sponsored digital attacks, as well as more routine threats. Here’s how to build stronger roadblocks, making it harder for others to access our data without consent.
Here’s a sampling of recent projects that we especially appreciated—inspiring work that we loved exploring and sharing: Seattle’s dialogue on race, the high cost of police misconduct, the price of reigning in Southeast Asia, and more.
Last year, an interactive graphic about insurance turned out to be one of ProPublica’s most popular pieces of the year. I’m going to tell you about some things we learned in the process of designing and building it, from its bovine origin story to the challenges of visualizing an eyeball.
When you’re part of a tiny digital team, you find ways to make life easier for everyone in the newsroom. That’s why I created Feats Thru Sheets, an interactive, filterable, searchable database that can be reskinned for different types of stories and updated solely by reporters.
Events this week in Buenos Aires, New York, and Toronto, plus ONA fellowships deadline.