Journalism should try designing its way out of some of its challenges. Let’s face it, new technologies, dwindling advertising revenues, legacy attitudes about audiences and a shift in power toward tech companies means there’s a lot to address. It’s a wicked problem. But it can be worked through and design is a way to do […]
Journalism needs to innovate, so we’ve teamed up journalism and interaction design students in the hope that they’ll come up new ideas for the media industry.
Brisbane is the focus of a state government open data initiative, the home of a university that has sparked a handful of valuable data analysis tools, and the site of an innovative data journalism experiment
Is it possible to take elements of empirical research, combine it with journalistic practice, and create more robust journalism? Here are some thoughts
Here is the full text of my letter to The Australian in response to Cameron Stewart’s piece, Media’s Great Divide.
The House of Lords report on The Future of Investigative Journalism is probably one of the few real insights into the business of reporting and publishing journalism that is in the public interest
Pearson’s half-year results last week show that premium content and mobile platforms mean publishers can make money from digital and rely less on advertising.
Editors need to experiment and be willing to fail if they are going reap the benefits of digital platforms
Paul Egglestone gives his insights into the use of games in journalism and the challenges of incorporating games into newsroom workflows
Citizen journalism is liberating, but I haven’t yet managed to make it pay.
Data from the Australian Federal Police on illegal drug seizures as a visualisation
Narrative is vital when using data as a storytelling device and the lack of a story can render the most elaborate data visualisation pointless.
The plight of Julian Assange and his WikiLeaks site is important for journalism and digital publishing.
Australia’s National Broadband Network is forcing the hand of government and organisations, which are looking for ways to collaborate with content creators.
There are some tools available that can bring a strong visual and interactive element to stories without the need to create in Flash
Jeff Kaye and Stephen Quinn’s book is nothing we don’t already know, but it puts it all in one place
A clever website is using crowd sourcing to tell an otherwise tricky commodities story
Advertising, interactive narratives, social media, citizen journalism and gaming are all part of the mix in the third-year Convergent Production course at the University of Queensland this semester.
publisher Gestalten delves into how The New York Times creates its visualisations.