Tag: digital journalism

by Desiree Everts

The rise of the data journalist and computational journalism is an unstoppable trend — and one that we’ve written about before on PBS MediaShift and Idea Lab. (See our special series about teaching data journalism and how to help journalism programs explore computational thinking.)  Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism has been on the […] more »

by Jake Batsell

The advertising-driven model of digital journalism depends on maximizing page views, as The Onion bluntly reminded us when it  mocked CNN.com for leading its homepage with Miley Cyrus. But when a news organization introduces online subscriptions, it reconfigures the benchmarks for success. Last spring, The Telegraph in London became the United Kingdom’s first general-interest newspaper […] more »