Journalism needs some new ideas. It needs new practices, formats and platforms. And it needs its own people to invent them. To be able to manipulate and control them.
All about the undergraduate teaching initiative that teams up journalism and interaction design students.
Lecture slides and resources for this year’s iteration of Journalism + Interaction Design at UQ
My NewsCube project has won a Walkley Innovation Grant. The project was one of six projects in the running for a share of $40,000 in seed funding to develop the project.
Any of the world’s newsrooms could have done what Ezra Klein has 17 years ago if they were aware of the work of journalism academics
The analysis of 24 news stories, news packages and content aggregation tools, reinforces previous studies that show journalism has not exploited the potential of hypertext as a narrative device
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/78799802[/vimeo] 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 it. Design thinking and design …
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.
My review article on how journalism research might further explore hypertext has been published in Digital Journalism
The NewsCubed project has moved into a new phase: journalism. It is digging around the issue of soil security; a potentially serious, but so far fairly under-reported topic.