To make journalism harder, slower, less secure. Great observations from Jay Rosen about the current challenge to journalism from the surveillance state.
Can the Guardian take its aggressive investigations global? Good read in the New Yorker about the Guardian and how it operates.
If the pace at which you receive new metrics outstrips the pace at which you can change your newsroom’s priorities, then what’s the point?
Influence lives at intersections. Yet, as an industry, it at times feels the boundaries we have built around who makes an effective product manager, or programmer, or designer, are stronger than ever, even as the need to cross those boundaries is ever more pressing.
Applications are due tomorrow, April 6th, at 9 pm Pacific. If you’re interested you should apply now!
The Code with me site has an early outline of what the schedule will be along with information on the rest of the mentors, sponsors, and more.
There are experiments and then there are…well…I’m not really sure what this is. It’s so off-putting I want to think it’s a mistake. Unfortunately it’s likely the future, or something.
But instead, we got mostly articles. For that’s what journalists do, isn’t it? We write articles. We are storytellers! But not everything should be a story. Stories aren’t always the best vehicle for conveying information, for informing the public. Sometimes lists, data bases, photos, maps, wikis, and other new tools can do a better job.
It’s been said before and it still rings true. Related.