Last updated: October 22, 2013
2013 review of academic papers and articles relating to basic tensions between government openness and other competing public interest values.
Last updated: May 24, 2013
2013 primer on best practices, development tips and the value of digital news apps that allow for interactive visualizations of information.
Last updated: May 8, 2013
2012 article surveying the sites, tools and concepts that are part of the evolving field of data journalism. Topics covered include open datasets as well as data cleanup and visualization.
Last updated: April 11, 2013
2013 research review on the growing ability of computers to gather, analyze, link and compare large data sets, with a look at the deep implications for how the information business may evolve.
Last updated: February 12, 2013
Sites relating to state and federal agencies; also featuring independent watchdogs, data and archive efforts.
Last updated: January 22, 2013
2013 interview with veteran digital journalist and educator Jody Brannon, who now oversees a pioneering demographics-driven news project.
Last updated: November 7, 2012
2012 interview with Harvard University political scientist and data expert Gary King, on connections between social science and data journalism.
Last updated: August 21, 2012
2012 interview between News21 collaborators ASU professor Steve Doig and Alex Remington, of Journalist’s Resource.
Last updated: July 16, 2012
Guide from the Citizen Media Law Project providing an overview of FOIA and other techniques for finding documents at different levels of government.