Tag: data journalism

by Julie Keck

1. European Commission wants MOOCs providers to help boost regional web skills (Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch) 2. No silver bullets: Hybrid High learns a tough #edtech lesson (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 3. Google names student journalism fellows, launches data course online (Todd R. Weiss / eWeek) 4. 3 global #edtech trends to watch (Jeff [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix’s net neutrality plea gets rejected by the FCC (Brendan Sasso / National Journal) 2. The role of pay and traffic in Forbes’ search for a new media equation (Lewis Dvorkin / Forbes) 3. How alternative finance builds alternative journalism (Brett Scott / Contributoria) 4. Did Stephen Colbert bow to pressure by deleting @ColbertReport? [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NYT’s Aron Pilhofer on data journalism, culture and going digital (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 2. Why net neutrality matters so much to indie filmmakers (Jordan Zakarin / The Wrap) 3. ‘This American Life’ considers self-distribution on radio (Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times) 4. How AOL maintains editorial independence in Ford-sponsored ‘This Built [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter challenges Turkey ban, Erdogan holds fast (Humeyra Pamuk & Orhan Coskun / Reuters) 2. Why movie streaming sites so fail to satisfy (Farhad Manjoo / New York Times) 3. Debugging the backlash to data journalism (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 4. Aereo says a win for broadcasters would have “chilling” consequences to cloud [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A website asks readers to finance independent journalists (Sydney Ember / New York Times) 2. Australia’s fevered streaming market isn’t waiting for Netflix (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 3. How ‘journalism crack’ conquered the Internet (Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke / New York Observer) 4. Why native advertising will work for social media but no one else (Om [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. State Dept. blocks access to MOOCs in countries with economic sanctions (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 2. Are journalists being ‘intellectually outgunned’ when it comes to data? (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Teaching the essential skills of the mobile classroom (Beth Holland / Edutopia) 4. The tricky task of figuring out what makes [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NPR gets $17 million in grants to expand coverage and develop digital platform (Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times) 2. Data journalism MOOCs offer new options for distributed learning (Alexander Howard / Tow Center for Digital Journalism) 3. Report: Readers who own a Kindle spend $1233/year on Amazon; those who don’t spend $790 (Jason [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jeff Bezos’ big 60 Minutes reveal: Delivery drones and private cloud (Barb Darrow / GigaOm) 2. Turning to public to back investigative journalism (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 3. Detective.io launches as platform for data investigations (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Viral content is going to be a terrible business model (Bryan Goldberg [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dan Fletcher has built a home for journalism outside of Facebook — where it belongs (Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily) 2. NYT is creating a new data-driven journalism venture (Henry Farrell / Washington Post) 3. Facebook drives massive new surge of traffic to publishers (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 4. Opinion: Politico’s Mike Allen, native advertising [...] more »

by Claire Groden

As digital platforms become more complex, journalists no longer simply ask themselves how best to portray a story with words and pictures. The digital medium provides unique and dynamic opportunities for stories and data to come to life. Data visualization — graphs, animations, interactives, and more — is increasingly becoming one more tool in a [...] more »