INN hosts tech workshop for news leaders, plus meetups around the world.
Reader trust is fragile and easily betrayed, and competition is fierce. Newsrooms can’t afford to ignore the way our work affects our readers when their contexts conflict with our expectations.
Adding more text is a bad way to compensate for bad design.
How Reveal found Los Angeles’s biggest residential water users by using satellite imagery, QGIS and more: a non-layman’s guide.
Global Investigative Journalism conference this week, plus a bunch of upcoming deadlines and still time to register for INN’s news leader event next week.
Here’s what we’ve been reading and scrolling through lately: document-rich investigations, special education in Texas, the boundaries of the South, the pros and cons of urban cycling, and more.
News nerds are back in Denver this week, but for ONA this time. Plus, today is the last day to apply to the Reveal Investigative Fellowship
It’s challenging to find your feet as a leader, even more so when you’re in an underrepresented group. For people of color, women and other underrepresented groups, there are structural systems and power dynamics in place that make navigating the workplace—and leadership—especially precarious. During SRCCON in Portland, we gathered to talk about our experiences and ideas for how to navigate shared challenges.
Yesterday morning, ProPublica announced two new projects: Electionland, a large-scale intiative to report on voting access and problems in the upcoming US elections, and Election DataBot, a comprehensive election-info data tracker and feed.
It’s already time to start looking ahead to NICAR, plus lots of other deadlines and meetups this week.
Here’s a glimpse of what we’ve been browsing lately: Texas unholstered, an Instagram narrative, the richest data in New Jersey, and more.
Discriminatory design and decision-making affects all aspects of our lives: from the quality of our health care and education to where we live to what scientific questions we choose to ask. Here are just a few of the many tangible, visual examples that humans interact with every day.
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.