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Online Journalism Blog · 2d ago

How to: use the AtF Spark font to create charts with just text

AtF Spark is “a typeface for creating sparklines in text”. In other words, the fonts will ...
Online Journalism Blog · 3d ago

The new edition of the Online Journalism Handbook is now out!

The second edition of the Online Journalism Handbook has just been published. It’s an almost complete rewrite from the first edition — and 50,000 words longer to boot. Among the changes are new chapters on writing for social media and chat apps, live...
Online Journalism Blog · 4d ago

Here are 9 email newsletters about data… I think you’ll like at least 4 of them

As the first group of MA Data Journalism students prepare to start their course this month...
Online Journalism Blog · 1W ago

No, I’m not abandoning the term “storytelling”, Alberto — just the opposite (and here’s why)

Alberto Cairo provoked quite a bit of reaction this week when he tweeted that data journal...
Online Journalism Blog · 1W ago

Local publishers — want some data journalism content from the BBC? Local News Partnership applications open again

This is the first piece of content the BBC has shared under a new partnership with the News Media Association https://t.co/i8lq04wmdO — Pete Sherlock (@petesherlock79) September 6, 2017 The ...
Online Journalism Blog · 1W ago

‘Storytelling in the Digital Age’: a free ebook

A free short ebook on Storytelling in the Digital Age has been published by Gurpreet Mann (disclosure: Gurpreet is a former student of mine). I’m clearly going to be biased — but I really like it, particularly because it doesn’t just address the tech...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

Anchor just created a great audio-to-social-video tool – here are 5 other ways you can create social video from audio

The social audio app Anchor this month launched the latest – and possibly most powerful – addition to its toolset: the ability to convert audio clips into social media-ready videos. Its incorporation of speech recognition and multiple output formats ...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

Got a new laptop? Here’s how to maintain your privacy from the start

When you get a new laptop – with no cookies on it! – it’s a great opportunity to start afr...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

10 principles for data journalism in its second decade

In 2007 Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel published The Elements of Journalism. With the conc...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

Computational thinking and the next wave of data journalism

In this second extract from a forthcoming book chapter I look at the role that computation...