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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 chat with digital media and politics scholar Deen Freelon, of American University. Topics include the Arab Spring, Big Data, journalism.
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.
Interview with author and journalist Steve Coll, named the new Dean of Columbia Journalism School, about the relationship between research and media.
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.
Compilation of useful statistical concepts that journalism students and working journalists should be familiar with.
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.
Tip sheet on formulating, researching, writing and editing news opinion articles.
2013 interview with veteran digital journalist and educator Jody Brannon, who now oversees a pioneering demographics-driven news project.
2012 overview of book and research project exploring career paths of journalists.
2012 interview with The Economist’s Greg Ip, U.S. economics editor, with tips on business reporting and an inside look at skills such as research and interviewing.
2012 interview with Harvard University political scientist and data expert Gary King, on connections between social science and data journalism.
Article and tip sheet for news media doing election night coverage, aggregating key lessons learned from the 1968 and 2000 elections.
2012 interview with open access scholar Peter Suber, who explains the state of online scholarship and free access to it.
2012 interview with DePaul journalism educator and Journalist’s Toolbox editor Mike Reilley.