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“Digital leads” newsrooms push print to the back of the line

5/25/2015 | by: Michele McLellan

In a '‘digital leads’’ newsroom, journalists first create content and engage on digital platforms – phones, web, tablets. Then, the digital content that is most likely to interest print readers is repurposed for the next day’s newspaper.



News for Digital Innovators

A step-by-step guide to create a simple, virtual reality data visualization

5/25/2015 | by: Nancy Yoshihara

 Roger Kenny, an interactive designer at the Wall Street Journal offers a tutorial on building 3D graphics to StoryBench.



Knight Blog

Akron league grows new connections with creative interventions

5/28/2015


Photo by Susan Ruiz Patton. 

Through a crazy coincidence of events, the Akron League of Creative Interventionists found themselves with a lot of seeds.

So they did what anybody else would do; they planted them and gave away the... 

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Free online class: "Math for Journalists Made Easy" you decide the schedule

Mon, June 1, 2015 12:00 am - Sun, June 28, 2015 12:00 am

If you have any qualms doing the math for your stories, this class is for you.  Math for Journalists Made Easy: Understanding and Using Numbers and Statistics is a four-week Massive Open Online Course with instructors Brant Houston, Jennifer LaFleur and Gregory Ferenstein.

IRE 2015 Annual Conference, June 4-7

June 4, 2015

The Investigative Reporters & Editors annual conference in Philadelphia attracts the best in the business and offers more than 150 panels, hands-on classes and special presentations about covering business, public safety, government, health care, education, the military, the environment and other key beats.

2015 Ippies Journalism Awards Ceremony

Thu, June 11, 2015 12:00 am

The Ippies is a journalism awards ceremony to honor reporting in English and languages other than English by the ethnic and community press.

Allied Media 2015 Annual Conference, June 18-21

June 18, 2015

Save the date for the 17th annual Allied Media Conference, June 18-21, 2015 in Detroit.

New Civics Practitioners Conference

Wed, June 24, 2015 12:00 am - Thu, June 25, 2015 12:00 am

New Civics Practitioners Conference to Help Educators Support the Next Generation of Civically Active Youth

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Training Spotlight

Best Social Media and Networking Skills and Practices for Foundation Leaders (Miami, FL.)

Workshop focuses on understanding key social platforms in the growing digital media environment.

[Archived Webinar, Nov. 2014] Social Searching for Journalists

Strategic use of social platforms can include finding sources that lead to better journalism, sharing content more effectively and figuring out what “works” through tracking who sees your posts.