Nieman Foundation at Harvard
With its $250 election-night event, The New York Times is offering some of its readers a new kind of fix
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“It is meant as a resource for other journalists and a trove to explore for our many readers fascinated by original documents.”
What happens when you bring real-time, on-demand analytics to Slack?
PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
Facebook is encouraging developers to customize the open-source plugin as it prepares to open Instant Articles to everyone next month.
The bot, which analyzes play calling by NFL coaches in pressure situations, now factors in team strength and the increasing accuracy of kickers. It’s also now open source.
“As I went through these articles and came across a text quote, I kept thinking, ‘Why can’t I just click on it and see the corresponding part of the video and get the full experience of how they said it?’”
“We built Quartz to be a new kind of news organization. And part of that is delivering on a rapid cycle of experimentation and new products.”
The open-source tool lets reporters contribute contacts to a centralized newsroom collection of sources — but it can also be used to build larger reader-facing data products.
“We want to learn from others who are doing good things, and when we learn things we share them as well.” Justin Ellis