Articles and reports on digital journalism derived from RSS needs around the internet.

April 19, 2017

How to use Google search trends to extend stories, find new angles, follow up and move stories on

Matt Cooke the UK lead for Google News lab leading a workshop at the EJC conference, LSE, 2016. In his talk Matt expalins how Google […]
April 11, 2017

Amanda Farnworth, BBC visual news editor at the Graphical Web conference

Amanda Farnworth, editor visual news at the BBC speaking at the Graphical Web conference on the BBC’s strategy of linking interactive graphics online to news […]
March 31, 2017

Charting the Zombie Apocalypse: how data visualization can add drama to news stories

Tobias Sturt of the Design consultancy (and ex Guardian) shows how data and bar charts can be used to dramatise a story. He gives the […]
March 28, 2017

BBC graphic design strategy prioritises infographics that work on phones

Bella Hurrell of the BBC design team speaking at the Graphical Web conference at Winchester University in 2015. This contribution is from the panel section. […]
March 26, 2017

The Financial Times rules for datajournalism

Martin Stabe the pioneering datajournalist who head up the data visualisation team at the Financial Times sets out five rules for turning numbers into stories. […]
March 21, 2017

Digital Media Economics: Neiman Lab’s Joshua Benton tells publishers to analyse user data or lose out to Facebook

Joshua Benton of the Neiman Lab gives a concise summary of the power of platforms in the business model for contemporary journalism in the age […]
March 15, 2017

Geolocation increases audiences for infographic-based posts and stories

Joshua Benton of the Neiman Lab, Harvard University, gives examples of the uses of data in investigative journalism, and how stories can be individualised using […]
March 11, 2017

Sports stats on social media is a new form of journalism says Joshua Benton of Neiman

Examples of automated sports reporting given by Joshua Benton of the Neiman Lab during his presentation to the SBS digital media forum in South Korea.
March 9, 2017

Robot journalism at the LA Times uses public sector earthquake alerts and a context database

Joshua Benton of the Nieman Lab, Harvard, on the use of robot journalism at the LA Times. This is an extract from his talk at […]
February 23, 2017

Can The Ferret be a Watchdog?

There has been a recent, rapid growth in the number of digital start-ups seeking sustainable models for conducting journalism alongside a relative lack of detailed, […]
February 21, 2017

My News Feed is Filtered?

Personalization algorithms, widely used by digital media sources, filter and prioritize news in ways that may not be apparent to users. Savvy media consumers should […]
February 2, 2017

Effective Headlines of Newspaper Articles in a Digital Environment

February 2, 2017

The Impact of Trust in the News Media on Online News Consumption and Participation