Tag: digital tools

by Alexandra Kanik

The past few years have seen an ever growing interest in using data to make decisions and chart growth. Organizations are using analytics to apply for grants, entice advertisers, track progress, tighten up internal operations and so much more. But more times than not, the road to properly collecting, processing and analyzing metrics is long […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why book marketing (still) starts and ends with the website (Murray Izenwasser / Digital Book World) 2. U.S. faces tough questions in Apple e-books antitrust appeal (Nate Raymond / Reuters) 3. The maritime industry embraces e-books and digital newspapers (Mike Koslowski / Good e-Reader) 4. Jane Friedman’s favorite digital tools in 2014 5. Teens […] more »

by Angela Washeck

Collab/Space NYC, an eventĀ sponsored by Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and hosted by the Ford Foundation andĀ PBS MediaShift on July 8, was all about collaboration. Representatives from organizations like NPR, Vox Media, Quartz and Facebook came together to present innovative projects, discuss their main challenges associated with emerging media tools, then hear ideas from industry […] more »

by Hannah Schmidt

Coauthored by Meredith Turk At the Missouri School of Journalism, students are guinea pigs for new innovations, products and processes that are breaking ground in the news and digital spheres. Ten students in Jim Flink‘s Emerging Technologies class had firsthand experience using a curation news application during a live event, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism […] more »

by Angela Washeck

As journalists representing more than 40 countries descended upon Austin, Texas, over the weekend for the 15th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), the show clearly evolved from its roots as an academic gathering, with discussions on wearables, drones, engagement metrics, video and journalism startups. Here are a few highlights from some of the […] more »

by Sarah Juckes

The last decade has seen an increase in programs to help writers plot, write and read their books — but there are also plenty of non-writing tools that writers can use to help them create their masterpieces. At the company where I work, CompletelyNovel, we use digital tools every day to streamline their tasks. Here […] more »

by Katie Bieze

When Twitter user @MindofAndre sent filmmaker and activist Nancy Schwartzman a message on Twitter alerting her to the Apps Against Abuse challenge, her first thought was “I don’t have time to make an app … I’m a filmmaker!” After further consideration, however, Schwartzman, who initiated The Line Campaign with Deb Levine of the Internet Sexuality […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Since launching this past February, Collaboration Central has covered a remarkable number of projects that illustrate what it means to work together in journalism today. Here, we roundup the best practices for collaboration and will continue adding to this list as new successes emerge. Planning a Collaboration “If I’ve learned anything about managing collaborative investigative […] more »

by Jason Feinberg

Every year, thousands of bands, music industry professionals, and hardcore fans flock to Austin, Texas for the mighty South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival. Over the course of nine days, three distinct but interwoven conferences take place — Interactive, Music, and Film. For the uninitiated, SXSW can be an overwhelming, daunting experience. But for tech-savvy […] more »