Tag: design thinking

by Emiliano Cosenza

I recently discovered the educative project Journalism + Design, which combines the methodologies of design thinking with journalism and encourages journalism students to consider the design center in people when they produce stories for digital environments. What a great idea! My training as a journalist, and my experience on an User Experience (UX) design team, […] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

The work of a unique gathering in New York last winter, aimed at helping media and communities find better ways to face climate risk, was captured in this four-and-a-half-minute video report by program organizer AdaptNY. Pipe cleaners, putty and plastic toys are not the usual newsroom paraphenalia. But on this particular day, in one ad-hoc […] more »

by Cody Shotwell

As this year’s batch of News Challenge applicants hurriedly slid those last-minute applications under Knight’s door, the SeedSpeak team and its technology partner Gate6 were busy prepping a very limited sneak peek of the SeedSpeak website. Please stop by and show us love by giving us your contact information; we’ll use it solely for the […] more »

by Chris O'Brien

My post last month — Future of Local News About More Than Paid Content — generated some thoughtful discussion and comments. But there was one thread that I want to highlight in order to elaborate on an important concept for news innovators. Before I dive into the details of the conversation, let me summarize my […] more »

by Chris O'Brien

I had the great privilege to be invited to sit on a panel earlier this month at the Institute of Design at Stanford to provide feedback on an effort called, “Redesigning Journalism.” I’ve been wanting to visit the “D School” for some time now. So I jumped at the chance to participate. In this case, […] more »