Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Newsonomics: This is how the 5 biggest newspaper chains could become 2 — and it all comes down to one day, June 30, 2020
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
July 30, 2013, 10:55 a.m.
LINK: www.youtube.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   July 30, 2013

Ray Daly of The Washington Post has been writing JavaScript since the 1990s. In May, he spoke at JSConf about “JavaScript journalism” — the idea that just as it took some time for photojournalism to be respected as a distinct field, it’s now proper to define JavaScript journalism as its own thing, a field ready to stand alongside the other prefixes journalists attach to their job titles.

(He stands up for JavaScript in particular — arguing that The New York Times’ Pulitzer for Snow Fall should have credited “its deft integration of JavaScript” rather than “its deft integration of multimedia elements.”)

Video of his talk was just posted to YouTube. His slides are here (using Hakim El Hattab’s lovely Reveal.js to format the presentation).

Show tags Show comments / Leave a comment
 
Join the 50,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
Newsonomics: This is how the 5 biggest newspaper chains could become 2 — and it all comes down to one day, June 30, 2020
Worse, the two left standing could be run by hedge fund guys with little interest in more than the bottom line.
In 2020, podcasts will be able to win Pulitzers (oh, and radio too)
No word yet on whether the ceremony will be sponsored by MeUndies, ZipRecruiter, or Squarespace.
News outlets are getting (somewhat) better at handling Trump’s false statements, a study shows
Plus: How Facebook’s changed (or not) since 2016, fact-checking outside newsrooms, and misinformation is polio’s best friend.