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Who's online, who isn't, and why: Pew digital divide research

Pew Internet - September 25, 2013

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What people do on their cell phones: Pew report

Pew Internet - September 19, 2013

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Most mobile news consumers prefer browser over apps, RJI finds

Reynolds Journalism Institute - September 16, 2013

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Pew: Internet now leading news source for Americans under 50

Pew Internet - August 8, 2013

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Why social media is such a big deal for community engagement

Pew Internet - August 5, 2013

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Mobile resources for community foundations

Knight Digital Media Center - July 16, 2013

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GrantStation: State of Grantseeking report, rural community grants webinar

Grant Station - June 27, 2013

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Respecting the data: Notes from Eyeo 2013

Eyeo Festival - June, 2013

Summary | Eyeo Festival

Coding for journalists: Free online courses for ONA members

Online News Association - May 22, 2013

Summary | Full Report

Who ISN'T using a smartphone yet? Smartphone ownershiop report 2013

Pew Internet - June 5, 2013

Summary | Full Report

Knight Community Info Challenge: connecting the dots to community engagement

Knight Digital Media Center - May 2013

Summary | Knight Community Information Challenge

OpenStates: Track your state legislature

Knight Digital Media Center - May 15, 2013

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EveryoneOn: Locally promote digital literacy, internet access

Knight Digital Media Center - April 25, 2013

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Google Maps Engine Lite: easier custom Google Maps

Knight Digital Media Center - April 24, 2013

Summary | Maps Engine Lite

Telling the Truth and other e-books from RJI

Reynolds Journalism Institute - April 2013

Summary | Full Digital Newsbook

Mobile Strategies for Community News and Information

Knight Digital Media Center - April 3, 2013


New RJI video digest offers fresh ideas to move journalism forward

Reynolds Journalism Institute - March 20, 2013

Summary | Futures Lab

Using Google Analytics to understand mobile traffic

Google - March 2013

Summary | Tutorial

Smart disclosure apps can spur community engagement on consumer issues - February 2013

Summary | Full Site

Sunlight Academy: Free open government tutorials

Sunlight Foundation - February 22, 2013

Summary | Full Site

Tow-Knight grants for digital journalism research projects

Tow Center for Digital Journalism - February 12, 2013

Summary | Request for Proposals

What cell phone owners like (and not)

Pew Internet - November 30, 2012

Summary | Full Report

Business models for digital journalism startups around the world

Knight Digital Media Center - January 17, 2013

Summary | Full Report

Mobile for community engagement resources

Knight Digital Media Center - January 9, 2013

Summary | Webinar

Subcompact publishing: next evolution of the magazine 

Craig Mod - January 3, 2013

Summary | Full Story

Networked Journalism: What Works

J-Lab - November 28, 2012

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Google's search engine optimization starter guide

Knight Digital Media Center - December 6, 2012

Summary | Full Guide

Need data? Scraping for Journalists e-book

Knight Digital Media Center - November 29, 2012

Summary | Buy the e-book

Separating You and Me? 4.74 Degrees

New York Times - November 21, 2012

Summary | Full Report

Fostering open data: what community news can do

Knight Digital Media Center - November 20, 2012

Full Report

Pew research roundup: Digital media and election 2012

Pew Internet - November 2, 2012

Full Report

One-in-Ten 'Dual Screened' the Presidential Debate

Pew Research Center- October 11, 2012

Summary | Full Report

The State of the 2012 Election — Mobile Politics

Pew Internet - October 9, 2012

Summary | Full Report

Block-by-Block 2012 session videos

Block-by-Block - October 3, 2012

Summary | Video: Part 1 | Video: Part 2

Pew study: Mobile may be growing the online news audience - October 1, 2012

Summary | Full Report

Photos and Videos as Social Currency Online

Pew Internet - September 13, 2012

Summary | Full Report

Experiments in Media Innovation: A Look at the 2009 Knight News Challenge Winners

Knight Foundation - September 6, 2012

Summary | Full Report

An Interview with Mayur Patel

Knight Foundation - September 2012

Summary | Full Interview

72% of Americans follow local news closely

Pew Internet - April 12, 2012

Summary | Full Report


Social networking sites and politics

Pew Internet - March 12, 2012

Summary | Full Report

How newspapers are faring trying to build digital revenue - March 5, 2012

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Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

Pew Internet - January 23, 2012

Summary | Full Report

Technology for engagement: Knight Digital Citizenship report

Knight Foundation - 2012

Summary | Full Report

Leadership Report 2011 - New practices shape transformative news leadership in the digital age

KDMC - December 5, 2011

Summary | Full Report

Social networking sites and our lives

Pew Internet - June 16, 2011

Summary | Full Report

Measuring the Online Impact of Your Information Projects

Knight Foundation - May 31, 2011

Summary | Full Report

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Code/Media 2016 meets in California

February 17, 2016 - February 18, 2016

Code/Media will bring together the most influential minds in media and technology for two days of intimate gatherings and game-changing discussions in Laguna, Niguel, CA. Produced by senior editor Peter Kafka, in conjunction with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, this exclusive conference will get you up close and personal with media heavyweights and the tech innovators who want to get into the ring with them.

IRE Computer Assisted Reporting, March 10-13

March 10, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Join IRE and NICAR in Denver for the annual conference devoted to data journalism at the Denver Marriott City Center. 

SXSW Interactive Festival, March 11-15

March 11, 2016 - March 14, 2016

The 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 11 through Tuesday, March 15.

Sunshine Week, March 13-19

March 13, 2016 - March 18, 2016

Join us in the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community. Open government is good government.

The Collaboration Culture Symposium

March 21, 2016 - March 22, 2016

A new “collaboration culture” is emerging and collaboration is becoming the go-to strategy to make things work in the media industries. Join The Collaboration Culture Symposium at the Donald W.

ONA-Poynter present Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Mon, May 2, 2016 8:00 am

The interactive, five-day program for 28 U.S.-based participants will focus on critical leadership skills specific to digital media for the industry’s next generation of women leaders. The tuituion-free program will be held at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Good, bad or even useful data? Help for sorting it all out

By Nancy Yoshihara
2/8/2016 | 11:11 am GMT

Dataproofer is a new, free tool designed to help journalists verify data.  The desktop app was developed by the news...

Amber is here to help you fight link rot and preserve content

By Nancy Yoshihara
1/30/2016 | 10:00 pm GMT

The new free software tool is designed to help bloggers and website owners prevent broken links by taking a snapshot...