Dedicated to the craft of science journalism, TON is useful for any reporter, offering sample pitches, tips on thinking, asking, writing, and a handy advice column tapping wisdom and experience.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on November 9, 2012
Topics: Craft, Resources Tags: Craft, Reporting Tools, Resources, Tips
Tested reporting tools and tips to cover community emergencies from massive storms to outbreaks of violence. Find ways to mashup maps, efficiently use online sources, quickly verify social media.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on November 8, 2012
Topics: Craft, Resources Tags: Reporting, Reporting Tools, Social Media, Tips
Five steps for analyzing political ads, nine “patterns of deception” to watch for and specific tips on presentation. Highly practical as ads spiral high in cost and share of air.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on October 11, 2012
Topics: Craft, Resources Tags: Accuracy, Fact-Checking, Politics, Television News, Tips
Distilling research and the practices of major newsrooms to a top ten list capturing the essence of 140 character journalism communication. Subscription version highlights useful examples.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on September 10, 2012
Topics: Community, Craft, Resources Tags: Best Practices, How To, Research, Social Media, Tips, Twitter
“Unlocking scholarship for stories” by curating studies on the environment, economy, society and government. A terrific source of tips and insight for finding good info in the overflow.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on July 27, 2012
Topics: Craft, Education, Resources Tags: Academy, Education, Social Science Research, Tips, Tools, Training
Shorten your ramp as you start a new business beat with tips, background, and pitfalls for covering topics from agriculture to transportation. A model for sharing knowledge in your own newsroom.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on June 27, 2012
Topics: Craft, Education, Resources Tags: Reporting, Reporting Tools, Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, Tips, Training
Need inspiration or practical tips to support your journalism collaboration? Check out these real-life examples of collaborative reporting, relationships and resources.
Posted by Emily Harris on May 25, 2012
Topics: Blog, Community, Experiments, Revenue Tags: Collaboration, Journalism Industry, Reporting, Tips
J-Lab examines “what worked and what didn’t” after five years of grants to local news projects. 2010 lessons on what leads to growth or disappointment still timely.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on January 12, 2012
Topics: Community, Craft, Distribution, Education, Experiments, Resources, Revenue, Technology Tags: Evaluation, J-Lab, Recommendations, Report, Startup, Tips