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Every television ad, news segment, political blog, and campaign website in the Philadelphia market will be searchable prior to the November 4 election
An analysis from City University London confirms that women are poorly represented among British bylines, particularly in coverage of politics and sports and in commentary.
Sociologist Herbert Gans says the news media should do a better job noting that “polls are answers to questions rather than opinions,” and that not all opinions have the same intensity — or the same impact.
“Journalists have to consider how American politics has changed since modern journalism first formulated the conventions and norms for covering politics.”
“The new muckraking isn’t the effect of new media alone…Yet buried within the infrastructures of communicative abundance are technical features that enable muckrakers to do their work of publicly scrutinising power, much more efficiently and effectively than at any moment in the history of democracy.” John Keane
Technology is aiding reporting at both the high and the low ends of the business.
The newspaper wanted to show the American election through Canadian eyes. Here’s what they learned along the way.
Nate Silver’s number-crunching blog is perceived as a threat by some traditional political reporters — but its model has lessons for all journalists.
After a decade with NPR, Seabrook wants to get beyond process to cover policy and the structures that determine how Congress works.
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How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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