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Inspired by “independent YouTubers,” wary of cable, Vox.com takes its explainer mission to video » Nieman Journalism Lab

Last fall, Vox.com published a video on Syria’s civil war to its YouTube channel, where it’s ended up with nearly 2.5 million views. Vox editor-in-chief Ezra Klein also posted it to his Facebook page, where it racked up millions of views. (Today it has more than 53 million views and has been shared …

Journalism

A Map Showing Every Single Cargo Ship In The World

This interactive map shows the movements of tens of thousands of cargo ships around the world, revealing key trade pathways and the way materials and …

Datavisualization.ch Selected Tools

GeoCommons<p>A public community and set of tools to access, visualize and analyze data with compelling map visualizations.<p><b>Type:</b> Web Application & API</b> …

JavaScript

Where Does Your Freshman Class Come From?

By Joshua Hatch and Brian O'Leary August 16, 2016<p>On the subject of the migration of college freshmen, two things are clear: Most stay within their …

College & University

4 lessons BuzzFeed learned from using a bot to report on political conventions

<b>Offer guidance</b><p>Although BuzzBot started out as a reporting tool, Hickman and her team quickly realized that people didn't just want to give BuzzFeed …

Advice on Facebook Messenger bots from The Wall Street Journal

Two of the people behind the WSJ Messenger bot, which launched earlier this year, share how other outlets can create bots to communicate with …

Journalism
Banking

The Washington Post will use robots to write stories about the Rio Olympics

Woodward, Bernstein ... and Optimus Prime?<p>The Washington Post has a big team of journalists covering the Rio Olympics.<p>Also covering the games for the paper: Robots.<p>The Post is using homegrown software to automatically produce hundreds of real-time news reports about the Olympics. Starting tomorrow …

Journalism
Black Lives Matter

The Financial Times Decides to Get Creative With Ad-Blocker Blocking

The Financial Times is certainly not the first media company to test out approaches to combating the rise of ad-blocking technology, but its new …

Elections

Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 07.21.16.<p>Time of Publication: 9:01 am. 9:01 am<p>When Edward Snowden met with …

What should a local news app look like? Charlotte Agenda’s answer: Stories, events and jobs

Until today, Charlotte Agenda hadn't yet launched a news app for a very simple reason: The company's founder, Ted Williams, didn't want it to be …

The State of the News Media 2016: Mobile continues its takeover

Facebook, Snapchat, and other social platforms have dominated conversations around journalism over the past year. While publishers have flocked to tools like Facebook Live, Instant Articles, and Snapchat Discover to reach new audiences, they’ve also worried about changing revenue models and the …

Digital Media

BuzzFeed’s newest political reporter is a bot

Amanda Hickman was living in New York City in 2004 when the Republican National Convention got ugly.<p>While George W. Bush and Dick Cheney were being …

Who supports Donald Trump? The new Republican center of gravity

From ‘vehemently oppose’ to ‘all in’: explore the universe of Republican positions on Donald Trump. See which politicians remain stuck in his orbit and which ones have spun out of his pull

Elections

How terrorism in the West compares to terrorism everywhere else

Since the beginning of 2015, the Middle East, Africa and Asia have seen nearly 50 times more deaths from terrorism than Europe and the Americas.

Terrorism

How we made a VR data visualization

Isn’t the best journalism always immersive? Whether it’s Walter Kronkite’s journalistic take on history “You are There” from the 1950s or Declan …

Data Visualization

This is what will happen when Journalists, Coders and Scientists Work Side by Side

<i>The effort to unite researchers, journalists, photographers and programmers in a digital community will bring benefits to everyone (especially to the</i> …

Anonymous sourcing is way down at The New York Times

In the four months since The New York Times laid out a new policy curbing the use of anonymous sources, use of anonymity by the newspaper is down …

Web Notifications Introduction: News on Lock(screens)

How the Guardian US Mobile Innovation Lab has experimented with telling stories in web notifications.<p>At the end of last week, we (the Mobile Lab) all …

Thoughts on Bots

<b>Let the bots do the talking</b><p>Bots have been around for over 50 years but the recent hype around them is all because of the tremendous growth and the …

Introducing Instant Articles in Messenger

<i>By Josh Roberts, Product Manager</i><p>Since launching Instant Articles to publishers around the world, we’ve seen clear evidence they provide a better …

How Huffington Post Is Making What to Watch on Netflix Easier

“I would call this a ‘what to watch on Netflix’ bot,” HuffPost Mobile Editor Christine Roberts says<p>Huffington Post has launched a bot that will help …

How the internet was invented

In 40 years, the internet has morphed from a military communication network into a vast global cyberspace. And it all started in a California beer garden<p>In the kingdom of apps and unicorns, Rossotti’s is a rarity. This beer garden in the heart of Silicon Valley has been standing on the same spot …

Internet of Things

The State of the journalistic Chatbot

In February I wrote a piece called “What is conversational journalism?”, which looked into the contemporary use of chat as a tool for newsrooms. Now, …