Tag: q&a

by Jake Batsell

In journalism education circles, few people have spent more energy trying to bridge the academic and professional worlds than Eric Newton, senior adviser to the president at the Knight Foundation. Newton’s recent digital book, “Searchlights and Sunglasses: Field Notes From the Digital Age of Journalism,” offers a “learning layer” of more than 1,000 lessons, resources [...] more »

by JSK

Dan Archer is a unique visual journalist who creates comics to tell all kinds of stories, from investigative to explanatory. Archer was a 2011 Knight Fellow, spending his time at Stanford working on ways to promote comics journalism as a legitimate, innovative way of news storytelling. These days, Dan is focused on telling investigative stories. [...] more »

by Jake Batsell

Nearly two years after he folded the Chicago News Cooperative, co-founder James O’Shea has had time to reflect on his short-lived stint as a news entrepreneur. O’Shea launched the political news startup in late 2009, hiring a number of his former colleagues at the Chicago Tribune, where he previously served as managing editor. But the [...] more »

by Tom Grasty

The mobile stock photography business is getting a lot of attention lately. In the last few months, Scoopshot, EyeEm and Foap — three leading startups in the space  — have collectively raised close to $9 million in funding. I suspect last week’s deal between Pinterest and Getty Images, in which Pinterest will have access to [...] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Northwestern University Knight Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog as part of a series of Q&As with smart people who are shaping the future of media. Follow the series here. Last month Travis Swicegood announced he’d taken a job at the Texas Tribune that [...] more »

by Ryan Sholin

Since ReportingOn launched with a new Question & Answer format in July 2009, a few new entries in what I’ll call the Q&A 2.0 space have popped up and grown their base of users. Here’s a look at three Q&A 2.0 applications with wide appeal. Aardvark Aardvark allows users to ask questions via instant message, [...] more »