Tag: computer assisted journalism

by Ben DeJarnette

Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people — with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our new DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, KDMC and others. If we’re missing anything, please let us know at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Featured training How […] more »

by Tom Kent

This post originally appeared on Medium. News organizations are experimenting increasingly with robot journalism, using computer programs to transform data into news stories, or news stories into multimedia presentations. Most uses of robot journalism have been for fairly formulaic situations — company earnings reports, stock market summaries, earthquake alerts and youth sports stories. But inevitably, […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. Roughly two years ago, a group of prominent journalism educators, administrators and academics gathered in a room at Columbia University. […] more »

by Megan Taylor

It wasn’t until half-way through my journalism degree that I realized I wasn’t going to be a traditional reporter. I wasn’t even going to be a multimedia reporter. I was going to be a programmer/journalist. Putting a slash in your title makes you more important. I haven’t been able to track down the first use […] more »