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For Online Publications, Data Is News

By Books March 24, 2015

The Texas Tribune launched in late 2009 with a newsroom of veteran journalists and rising stars. And while that respected crew of reporters, editors, and columnists would go on to unearth their share of political scoops, it wasn’t traditional reporting … Read more

In Praise of Digital

By and Books July 17, 2014

Since its publication in 2001, “The Elements of Journalism” has been the industry-standard text on the ethics and practice of journalism. In this edited excerpt from the third edition, published this past April, co-authors Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel … Read more

Mapping the Twitterverse

Features June 13, 2013

 Using his Massively Parallel Database (MaPD), MIT researcher Todd Mostak was able to visualize how quickly news of the Boston Marathon bombings spread on Twitter. His system can … Read more

Using Education Data Effectively

By Journalist’s Trade March 15, 1999

After two years of traveling the country working with reporters and editors on computer-assisted reporting techniques, it was clear that no story invokes more fear than the dreaded annual school report. Editors know educators will “The newspaper’s or station’s … Read more

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