HOME
          
LATEST STORY
What’s the right news experience on a phone? Stacy-Marie Ishmael and BuzzFeed are trying to figure it out
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles by Andrew Phelps

Andrew Phelps is an assistant editor at The New York Times and a former staff writer at the Nieman Journalism Lab. Follow @andrewphelps on Twitter.
@andrewphelps
fuego1
We’re open-sourcing the code behind Fuego, which mines Twitter to find the links a community is talking about most. Build your own!
osm-screen-shot
OpenStreetMap gets its first major investment with a $575,000 Knight News Challenge grant.
Pop Up Radio Archive graphic
The Knight News Challenge winners want to help radio producers archive and organize their raw tape with simple web-based software.
Spundge logo
It’s like Evernote for TweetDeck for Google Reader for WordPress.
Todd Mundt
His worry for local stations: Without jumping on digital opportunities, someday soon they “will be revealed as rather pedestrian repeaters of national content.”
Josh Miller
“It’s like, ‘All right, well, that guy up there is the big man and the hot shot that shares his opinion. And I’m less down here in the dungeon section trying to duke it out with this raiderfan27.'”
PolitiFact editor Bill Adair in the "Star Chamber"
As Bill Adair’s fact-checking enterprise turns five, PolitiFact is responding to criticism and adding a little structure to how it decides what’s True, Pants on Fire, or somewhere in between.
twitter-bird-2012
When your product depends on a (free) third-party platform, the rules can change at any time. Twitter’s are now.
anigif_enhanced-buzz-3083-1343678917-1
SoundCloud logo
On the web, audio has long been video’s neglected little brother.
What to read next
686
tweets
Ken Doctor: The New York Times’ financials show the transition to digital accelerating
The numbers may look flat, but they contain a continuing set of ups and downs. Up next: executing on a year’s worth of launches.
496Controlled chaos: As journalism and documentary film converge in digital, what lessons can they share?
Old and new media types from journalism, documentary, and technology backgrounds gathered at MIT to share practices and discuss mutual concerns.
389Here’s some remarkable new data on the power of chat apps like WhatsApp for sharing news stories
At least in certain contexts, WhatsApp is a truly major traffic driver — bigger even than Facebook. Should there be a WhatsApp button on your news site?
These stories are our most popular on Twitter over the past 30 days.
See all our most recent pieces ➚
Encyclo is our encyclopedia of the future of news, chronicling the key players in journalism’s evolution.
Here are a few of the entries you’ll find in Encyclo.   Get the full Encyclo ➚
McClatchy
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Crosscut
The Fiscal Times
Placeblogger
FiveThirtyEight
NewsTilt
Journal Register Co.
I-News
The Tyee
Franklin Center
The Sunlight Foundation