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May 2013 primer on best practices, development tips and the value of digital news apps that allow for interactive visualizations of information.
May 2013 interview with Huey, former editor-in-chief of Time Inc. He gives advice to journalists and talks about the future of the news and his research on technology and media.
2012 reference article surveying new sites, tools, and concepts that are part of the evolving field of data journalism.
2013 interview with Ken Ward Jr., of The Charleston Gazette (W.Va.), one of the country’s leading voices on energy and environment issues.
2013 interview with Washington Post foreign correspondent and associate editor Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author of Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan. He talks about the nature of foreign reporting and background research, as well as journalism ethics issues.
Recent interviews with Journalist’s Resource research director Thomas Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center. Patterson is author of the forthcoming book Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-based Journalism.
2013 article highlighting six powerful investigative stories over the past year. The stories are finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, and make for a strong reading list for classrooms and those interested in journalism.
Sites relating to state and federal agencies; also featuring independent watchdogs, data and archive efforts.
2013 roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.
Article covering the basics of preparing, conducting, and editing an interview; with special emphasis on public officials and expert sources.
2012 overview of book and research project exploring career paths of journalists.
Article and tip sheet for news media doing election night coverage, aggregating key lessons learned from the 1968 and 2000 elections.
Legal tip sheet from the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard’s Berkman Center.
Information on how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things journalists should watch out for when reporting on polling results.
2011 case study from Columbia University on ethical issues implicated in the relationship between an activist news source and a major news organization.
Variety of video clips that touch on issues relating to journalism training, school and the future of news
Interview with writer and student Marianne English about evaluating and using research in her journalism
Five top places to find stories about small and private businesses, which make up more than 98% of all U.S. firms
Effective strategies for writing a compelling profile of a company or business leader
Overview of how to write stories about the markets, including stocks, bonds and more