This week, read: Farhad Manjoo, Gawker’s Gone. Long Live Gawker. If Trump Tweets It, Is It News? A Quandary for the News Media Lisa Foderaro, $6 Million Settlement Over Police Shooting of Danroy Henry The second article on the list is one of many lately to question how the press should cover Donald Trump. Why … Continue reading Reading Response #11
Over the next two weeks, read: Jihii Jolly, Platform aimed at audience interaction generates story ideas, goodwill Steve Buttry, Susan Steade’s SEO headline tips: Business up front, party in the back Meredith Clark, The ‘Black Twitter’ beat raises questions of cultural competency and audience engagement for newsrooms Alicia Shepard, Goodbye to the Loudest Drunk in … Continue reading Reading Response #10
This week, read: Tableau Public Training Overview Ben Casselman, Matthew Conlen, and Reuben Fischer-Baum, Gun Deaths in America Jon Campbell, Freedom (of Information) Fighter: Meet Robert Freeman, New York’s Open-Government Guardian Data visualizations (sometimes called dataviz for short) have become more popular in news the last few years. Why do you think that is?
This week, read: Briggs Chapter 8 Paul Bradshaw, What is Data Journalism? Phil Reisman, One man's case for a pay raise Paul Bradshaw mentions a few types of data stories. Find an example of data journalism in the news this week. Why did the journalist use data to tell the story? How was the data … Continue reading Reading Response #8