With Twitter’s redesign today comes less need for Blackbird Pie, hasty screenshots, or other ad hoc means for slapping a tweet in a story. Every individual tweet page comes with an “Embed this Tweet” link. Here’s an example:
When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?