2016 collection of guides and tip sheets aimed at helping journalists cover the Zika virus accurately and responsibly.
The basics of preparing, conducting, and editing an interview; with special emphasis on public officials and expert sources.
2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.
Columbia Journalism School's Nicholas Lemann explains a series of rules that can help journalists successfully integrate research and reporting.
Overview of how to write stories about the markets, including stocks, bonds and more
Ten linking “best practices,” with an emphasis on stability and transparency. The goal is to reduce the chance that links will go bad, minimize the work going forward and maximize the utility for users.
2015 roundup of studies and related news articles that provide material for studying and improving techniques and approaches to writing about research.
2014 study in
Digital Journalism examining the potential role of story editing in readers’ perceptions of the professionalism, organization, writing and value of news content.
Dedicating time to examine your stories' grammar, spelling and accuracy is essential. Putting on an editor's hat allows you see your own copy in a different way and help you improve it.
Understanding numbers and conveying their meaning is part of being a journalist. You should have a working knowledge of arithmetic, be comfortable with statistics, percentages and more.