digital journalism

Jan
31
Why you should subscribe to Nick Petrie's Evolving Newsroom

Why you should subscribe to Nick Petrie's Evolving Newsroom

The Times's deputy digital head has a great new newsletter. Here's why it's worth your time.
2 min read
Jan
27
Seven lessons in the future of digital journalism

Seven lessons in the future of digital journalism

Seven recent stories from around the web — and the underlying themes they represent
5 min read
Nov
25
Why completion matters to digital journalism

Why completion matters to digital journalism

There's a psychological impact of completion we ignore at our peril
2 min read
Oct
03
The Basics of Digital Journalism: Attention and Atomisation

The Basics of Digital Journalism: Attention and Atomisation

There are two fundamental concepts needed to understand digital journalism. Here's a primer.
7 min read
Sep
12
The Guardian squandered its institutional knowledge of podcasts

The Guardian squandered its institutional knowledge of podcasts

Over a decade ago, The Guardian was a genuine innovator, launching a daily news podcast. It's revisiting that idea in 2018 - seemingly unaware that they've done it before.
2 min read
Aug
23
One Man & His Blog is now running on Ghost 2.0

One Man & His Blog is now running on Ghost 2.0

I've just updated the Ghost CMS I use to run this blog to version 2.0 - and it's a little glimpse of the future.
2 min read
Jun
25
Solutions journalism: a possible antidote to news apathy and disengagement

Solutions journalism: a possible antidote to news apathy and disengagement

A relentless stream of problem stories makes the world feel worse than it is, and makes people more susceptible to manipulation. Can solutions journalism reverse that?
3 min read
Jun
20
Going Online: Be Brave (from 2008)

Going Online: Be Brave (from 2008)

10 years I wrote something about restructuring editorial teams for digital, but lacked the courage to publish it. I should have found the courage.
2 min read
May
17
News can't afford to be funded by Google and Facebook; it will destroy our reputation

News can't afford to be funded by Google and Facebook; it will destroy our reputation

Google and Facebook are now two of the biggest funders of journalism in the world. Should we be comfortable with that?
2 min read
Jan
10
Predicting journalism’s 2018 - goodbye platforms, hello AI, and talking with Alexa

Predicting journalism’s 2018 - goodbye platforms, hello AI, and talking with Alexa

Oh, happy day. Those of us in the online journalism development business get an annual present a little later than
1 min read