Tag: propublica

by Julie Keck

1. Google finally gives up on its real-name policy for Google+ — but will anyone care? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Netflix already stopped mailing DVDs on Saturdays, but you probably didn’t notice (Richard Lawler / Engadget) 3. Apple and IBM team up to push iOS in the enterprise (Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code) 4. Global […] more »

by Meredith Broussard

Let’s say that you’re a historian in 2064 and you want to look at the New York Times for a view of how journalists represented celebrity fashion in the early 2000s. You could pull images of the pages of newsprint that hold Oscar photos, but what you’d really want is to see the Times’ 2014 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. WVU drops ‘journalism’ from j-school’s name (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. ProPublica opens Data Store with free and ‘premium’ data (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Investigative Journalism Education Consortium launches new initiative, expands resources (Brant Houston / IJEC) 4. Google announces an online data interpretation MOOC for the general public (Gregory Ferenstein / TechCrunch) […] more »

by Mark Glaser

A few years ago, many legacy news organizations were cutting investigative staffs to the bone, trying to cut costs as revenues were dropping. And everyone knows that investigative journalism costs a lot of money and isn’t always the most “monetizable” content. But things have truly shifted recently, with online-native newsrooms such as Huffington Post and […] more »

by Claire Groden

BuzzFeed is looking to expand beyond its reputation for cat pictures and rapid-fire, socially viral lists. This Monday, the site announced the creation of its own investigative reporting unit under the supervision of Mark Schoofs. Schoofs is most recently a senior editor at ProPublica, a renowned non-profit investigative journalism organization. And BuzzFeed isn’t the only […] more »

by Sisi Wei, ProPublica

Journalists can learn a lot from videogames. Games can help players explore unfamiliar worlds and experience stories, almost literally, through the eyes of another person. Designed well, videogames guide players to feel emotion and conflict, as well as learn the intricacies of complex subjects and systems. They engage users in a highly meaningful, memorable and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ProPublica joins NSA chase (Buzzfeed) 2. A new media shield law would only shield corporate media (VICE) 3. Who owns the networked future of reading? (Guardian) 4. The upsides and downsides of starting your career in gender-specific digital media (Columbia Journalism Review) 5. Opinion: The surveillance state is trying to make journalism harder, slower, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. UK’s secret Mid-East internet surveillance base revealed in Snowden leaks (The Independent) 2. CBS / Time Warner Cable standoff threatens to extend into NFL season (AdWeek) 3. New York Times experiments with tweetable highlights (Poynter) 4. ThaiPublica: Investigative journalism and ‘cute’ interactives (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Pandora ends 40-hour mobile limit (CNET) 6. How binge-viewing could […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Digital magazine publishing is increasingly within reach for all kinds of content creators — big, small, non-profit, for profit. As another way to reuse existing content and reach audiences, digital magazines might especially appeal to non-profit and public media news organizations. At least two such organizations — ProPublica and Oregon Public Broadcasting — have launched […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ProPublica introduces a magazine to reach new readers on mobile (Nieman) 2. Is the Internet disappearing? The spread of link rot (Reuters) 3. Turkey seeks to tighten control over Twitter (BBC News) 4. Circa looks at news the way other companies look at code – as something to build with (paidContent) 5. News Corp wants to compete with Buzzfeed (Observer) 6. Hulu’s on pause, waiting […] more »