- May. 31, 2012
A Q&A with Marc Cooper, the digital news director at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. He founded Neon Tommy, a student-run news site that provides a hands-on news reporting and writing experience while serving up a range of web-only content.
- Oct. 27, 2011
J-Lab Project Manager, Ari Pinkus, attended this week’s Street Fight Summit 2011 in New York, learning that hyperlocal news is a complex and diverse field. Here’s her report.
- Jun. 30, 2011
The Sacramento Press news site got a new metrics dashboard, helping the COO get a better handle on his readers and contributors. As he learned, many of his assumptions about site use were wrong.
- Apr. 27, 2011
The merger of VTDigger.org and the Vermont Journalism Trust has led to $88,000 in support in just five months — and caused the industry to take note of an emerging stewardship model.
- Mar. 31, 2011
With funding from J-Lab’s Networked Journalism initiative, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s editors set about to rethink, alongside others, how the organization could cover Marcellus Shale, a massive topic to their region.
- Mar. 21, 2011
After winning a New Media Women Entrepreneur award, Retha Hill set about to build a Mobile Black History app that uses Augmented Reality to raise awareness of historic locations.
- Feb. 8, 2011
Stories about financial success and strong content top the latest news from our New Voices grantees, including Grosse Pointe Today, Oregon Arts Watch, Madison Commons and others.
- Jan. 11, 2011
As news of the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson coursed through the web, TucsonCitizen.com quickly became hobbled after breaking the news. Editor Mark Evans explains what happened next.