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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

The List

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

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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

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Photos and Videos as Social Currency Online

Pew Internet - September 13, 2012

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

Knight Foundation - September 6, 2012

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An Interview with Mayur Patel

Knight Foundation - September 2012

Summary | Full Interview

72% of Americans follow local news closely

Pew Internet - April 12, 2012

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Social networking sites and politics

Pew Internet - March 12, 2012

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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

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Technology for engagement: Knight Digital Citizenship report

Knight Foundation - 2012

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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

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Media that Matters: Story, Money, Impact

Wed, June 1, 2016 5:00 pm - Sun, June 5, 2016 2:00 pm

Media That Matters: Story Money Impact is a practical workshop for media-makers, principled funders, and highly motivated activists who want to ensure their work makes an undeniable difference.  This intimate conference illuminates the spark of engagement at the core of these three pursuits. Structured around case studies from the front lines, Story Money Impact reveals best practices in the areas of documentary, digital content, and independent journalism. 

[email protected] Conference

Thu, June 2, 2016 9:00 am - Sat, June 4, 2016 2:00 pm

[email protected] is a three-day gathering tied to the 50th anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act. The conference will explore FOIA’s origins, importance, and its role in American law, politics and society. [email protected] is co-sponsored by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.

Marketing Analytics & Data Science 2016

Wed, June 8, 2016 8:00 am - Fri, June 10, 2016 3:30 pm

The conference is designed to help you navigate an age where consumers demand more personalized communications, experiences and products, and internal stakeholders require more predictive intelligence to inform decisions, analytics and data science have emerged as silver bullets to uncover the human side of data.

Social Media Weekend 2016

Fri, June 10, 2016 9:00 am - Sat, June 11, 2016 6:00 pm

At the Social Media Weekend catch up on the latest social media trends, tools and people with @Sree Sreenivasan and friends at CUNY J-School. This June's #smwknd will offer two very full days of insights and networking, Q&As with social stars, Sree's State of Social presentation, free consultations with Social Media doctors, and more.

Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference

Thu, June 16, 2016 9:00 am - Sun, June 19, 2016 12:30 pm

The best in the business will gather for the Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference for 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. Speakers will share strategies for locating documents and gaining access to public records, finding the best stories and managing investigations. Join the discussion about how to practice investigative journalism in print, broadcast, Web and alternative newsroom models. 

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The demographics of social media news consumers

By Nancy Yoshihara
5/30/2016 | 10:00 pm GMT

The five social networking sites with the biggest news audiences appeal to somewhat different groups, according to a new report...

Tools that help reporters with routine tasks

By Nancy Yoshihara
5/22/2016 | 10:00 pm GMT

Digging up leads, tracking developments and transcribing interviews are all made easier with five tools that Rob Tornoe at Editor...