Tag Archives: ProPublica

Smart piece on the future of the news story

Here’s Jeff Jarvis’ post on “new forms, relationships and (business) models for news,” where he says, “I come not to kill the article but to praise it.” Here’s a link to a gigacom piece that talks about Jarvis’ and others’ … Continue reading

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Rappin’ on Frackin’

In a collaboration with Propublica, Jay Rosen’s journalism students have created a fantastic animated, musical explainer on hydraulic fractured gas drilling. Propublica won a Pulitzer Prize this year for national reporting. Here’s the text that accompanies the video on YouTube: … Continue reading

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TBD.com: PaidContent Weighs In

PaidContent does an early evaluation of Allbritton”s TBD site. Overall positive. Raises an issue about the amount of personal information the site wants in order to personalize your experience. Also, although TBD’s Jim Brady, president of digital strategy, says he … Continue reading

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The New News Story: It’s All About Context

Finding a “Web-narrative” style of telling stories “is necessary for the future of news,” says Scott Klein, news applications editor at ProPublica, in an Abby Brownback article on Google’s “Living Stories” in the June/July issue of American Journalism Review. Read … Continue reading

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Logan Symposium: Investigative Reporting Successes & Failures

In Chris O’Brien’s PBS MediaShift coverage of the Logan Symposium at UC Berkeley, he describes how news organizations are forming partnerships to continue investigative work and asks panelists from NPR, ProPublica and others about their experience with these partnerships. Ann … Continue reading

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