Tag: projects

by Desiree Everts

The Knight Foundation has selected 52 applicants that will move onto the next stage of its News Challenge. There’s a theme you’ll see running through the proposals that have made it thus far — namely, networking. That’s because networks are the focus of this year’s first round. (The Knight News Challenge now offers three rounds [...] more »

by Dan Gillmor

For the past several years I’ve been involved in a variety of projects ranging from education to startups. All have involved collaboration, and in most cases the people involved were not in a single location. One tool has risen above the others for helping keep projects running smoothly. It’s called Basecamp, an online collaborative-organizing system, [...] more »

by Lisa Williams

[With apologies to Wallace Stevens.] If you decide to venture beyond talking about how your news organization’s site should work into actually changing how it does work, there’s one essential skill you’ll have to learn: how to talk to a programmer. Most nonprogrammers have no idea how to communicate their idea for a new feature [...] more »