Tag: data journalism

by Julie Keck

1. Study: How is user-generated content used in TV news? (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. The right (and wrong) way to think about how Aereo works (Jeff Bercovici / Forbes) 3. American journalist with Vice News captured in Eastern Ukraine (Brian Ries / Mashable) 4. Comcast close to subscriber deal with Charter Communications (Shalini [...] more »

by Cathy O'Neil

This all began at Joe’s Coffee on the Columbia University campus one morning last spring. Mark Hansen was then teaching journalism students who didn’t know much about data or computing. I was working with engineers and skilled data people, who didn’t understand how important storytelling is to problem-solving, especially because different choices, which might seem minute [...] more »

by Phillip Smith

At the end of nine exhausting yet exhilarating days spent in three Venezuelan cities, I watched 30 journalists present the start of at least eight different data journalism projects seeking to answer important questions about the country’s challenges. Given what I saw in those presentations, it is going to be an exciting time for data [...] more »

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 »