Tip Sheets: Online & Multimedia (1998-2010)

Tip Sheet Archive

How Technology Is Renewing Attention to Long-form Journalism
Mallary Jean Tenore, Aug. 19, 2010
Digital Journalist Survival Guide: A Glossary of Tech Terms You Should Know
Jennifer 8. Lee, Jun. 28, 2010
New numbers: Online video makes big gains
Regina McCombs, May 11, 2010
How to Use Interactive Time Lines in Breaking News & Ongoing Stories
Mallary Jean Tenore, Mar. 25, 2010
News Organizations Tap into Twitter, Facebook to Generate Ad Revenue
Mallary Jean Tenore, Feb. 1, 2010
What Apple’s iPad Means for Journalism Design, Multimedia & Business
Steve Myers, Jan. 27, 2010
See Why These 10 (Plus) News Apps Do Mobile Well
Regina McCombs, Dec. 30, 2009
How News Organizations Can Create a Mobile-First Strategy
Steve Buttry, Dec. 15, 2009
Jimmy Wales: AP’s ‘Landing Pages’ a Good, if Late, Idea
Steve Myers, Nov. 16, 2009
Florida Killing Shows Challenges of Contacting Sources on Facebook
Al Tompkins, Oct. 27, 2009
Pew Survey on Twitter Users Suggests News Strategies
Howard Finberg, Oct. 21, 2009
AP Stylebook iPhone App Launches Today, a Hybrid of Print & Online Versions
Mallary Jean Tenore, Sep. 28, 2009
Archived Chat: How Do You Involve Students in Multimedia Rather Than Just Teach It?
Mark Luckie, Jul. 30, 2009
University of Miami Class Launches New Multimedia Standards Project
Will Sullivan, Jul. 13, 2009
St. Petersburg Times Photojournalist Uses iPhone for Weekend Magazine Feature
Al Tompkins, Jul. 10, 2009
(Includes link to archived chat)
Archived Chat: What Are Practical Ways to Teach Social Media Skills in Journalism School?
Ryan Sholin, Jul. 9, 2009
How EveryBlock Code is Being Used to Develop Location-Based Journalism
Regina McCombs, Jul. 3, 2009
YouTube Launches Reporters’ Center to Foster Citizen Journalism
Steve Myers, Jun. 29, 2009
Archived Chat: How Do I Teach Students to Integrate Multimedia Tools into Storytelling?
Mindy McAdams, Jun. 25, 2009
Robin Sloan Creates Iran Election Tracker for the Easily Overwhelmed
Amy Gahran, Jun. 22, 2009
Archived Chat: How Do I Help Students Handle Information Overload on Social Media Sites?
Sara Quinn and Greg Linch, Jun. 18, 2009
Archived Chat: Jay Rosen Returns to Discuss Best Practices in Teaching People to Blog
Jay Rosen, Jun. 11, 2009
EveryBlock Launches Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Detroit ‘Beta’ Editions
Will Sullivan, Jun. 10, 2009
Archived Chat with Jay Rosen: How Do You Teach Blogging?
Jay Rosen, Jun. 4, 2009
How Kindle Removes Barriers to Newspaper Reading
Will Sullivan, May 8, 2009
Using Data Visualization as a Reporting Tool Can Reveal Story’s Shape
Steve Myers, Apr. 14, 2009
Music in Multimedia: Add Sparingly, Not as a Crutch
Regina McCombs, Apr. 1, 2009
Rocky Mountain News Chronicles Its Closing in Video
Regina McCombs, Mar. 3, 2009
Twitterfall: A New Twitter Tool for Journalists
Paul Bradshaw, Mar. 2, 2009
Fry: It’s Still Journalism That’ll Save Us, But…
Jason Fry, Feb. 24, 2009
New York Times Invites Developers to ‘Hack the News’ with New API
Steve Myers, Feb. 9, 2009
Figuring Out When, and How, Journalists Should Use Audio Slideshows
Al Tompkins, Jan. 26, 2009
Journalists’ Facebook Pages Reveal Struggle with Neutrality, Free Speech
Steve Myers, Jan. 19, 2009
The Interactive Inauguration: Best Practices
Ellyn Angelotti, Jan. 13, 2009
JournoTweeting
Ellyn Angelotti, Dec. 29, 2008
Multimedia Projects You May Have Missed in 2008
Regina McCombs, Dec. 29, 2008
More Journalists Switching Platforms to Work Online
Regina McCombs, Nov. 17, 2008
Bloggers and Other Online Publishers Face Increasing Legal Threats
David Ardia, Sep. 22, 2008
Train Crash Leads LA Times to Create Django Database on Deadline
Chip Scanlan, Sep. 18, 2008
Journalists Twittering the Political Conventions
Steve Myers, August 22, 2008
Multimedia Database Collects Interactive Narratives
Sara Quinn, July 10, 2008
Brian Storm Envisions the Future of Online Journalism
Ellyn Angelotti, June 19, 2008
Best Practices: How Online Video Improves Journalism
Al Tompkins, May 28, 2008
Live Blogging: How It Makes Us Better Journalists
Mallary Jean Tenore, April 9, 2008
Multimedia: An Adolescent, but No Longer an Orphan
Steve Myers, March 31, 2008
Teaching Tomorrow’s Journalists: Today’s Best Tools
Laura Ruel, March 4, 2008
Obama Takes Over the Page: Story Behind the Ad?
Bill Mitchell, March 3, 2008
Behind CNN’s New Citizen Media Site
Jonathan Dube, Feb. 29, 2008
Linking to Life with Multimedia Obits
Mallary Jean Tenore, Jan. 27, 2008
Launching EveryBlock (Interview with Adrian Holovaty)
Al Tompkins, Jan. 23, 2008
Getting Smart About News Podcasts
Amy Gahran, Jan. 23, 2008
Journalists Develop, Dismiss Digital Identities
Mallary Jean Tenore, Dec. 26, 2007
When Comments Cross the Line
Steve Myers, Dec. 11, 2007
Reporters Need Two Facebook Pages
Steve Outing, Nov. 26, 2007
Newspapers: Bulky Blueprints for the Future
Mallary Jean Tenore, Nov. 19, 2007
A Look Back from 2018
Howard Finberg, Nov. 14, 2007
Paid Partisans, Biased Bloggers — Their Place in the Newsroom
Mallary Jean Tenore, Nov. 9, 2007
Tracking Fire Coverage
Julie Moos, Oct. 24, 2007
Online News Association Debriefing
Steve Myers and Bill Mitchell, Oct. 23, 2007
From the ONA Convention: Knight Digital Journalism
Projects Emerging
(includes links to other convention stories)
Joe Grimm, Oct. 18, 2007
Paper: It May Burn, but It Won’t Crash
Mallary Jean Tenore, Oct. 15, 2007
Your Duty to Read the Paper
Roy Peter Clark, Oct. 10, 2007
Interactive Literary Journalism: Building New Tools
Kim Pearson , Oct. 1, 2007
The Great Turtle Race: a Struggle for Survival

Jane Stevens, Sep. 26, 2007
So Long, Times Select; Hello, “Indirect Readers”
Rick Edmonds, Sep. 19, 2007
Experimenting With Twitter
Mallary Jean Tenore, Sep. 7, 2007
Newsies Tweeting on Twitter
Mallary Jean Tenore, Sep. 5, 2007
Old Media Meets New In Minnesota
Rick Edmonds, August 30, 2007
Removing Content: When to Unring the Bell?
Bob Steele, Bill Mitchell, Mallary Jean Tenore, August 27, 2007
MyYouTube: Making Simple Online Videos
Sree Sreenivasan, August 17, 2007
Marking Your Spot on the Web, Part Two
Ellyn Angelotti, August 10, 2007
Social Bookmarking Helps Users Organize and Share Favorite Content
Ellyn Angelotti, August 6, 2007
Facebook: What’s In It For Journalists?
Pat Walters, July 26, 2007
E-mail and Journalism: Mix with Care
Ellen E. Heltzel, July 16, 2007
Blurring Boundaries: What Print Journalists Can Learn from Video Editors
Regina McCombs, June 29, 2007.
Meaning in Motion: Ken Burns and His ‘Effect’
Regina McCombs, June 22, 2007.
Leaving the Blog Behind: TVNewser’s Stelter on His Move to Nytimes.com
Leann Frola, June 13, 2007.
From MySpace Post to NYT Quote

Butch Ward, May 21, 2007
Copy Editors: The Missing Link in the Online Newsroom
Leann Frola, Apr 24, 2007
Paper Creates Interactive Ethics Guidelines
Al Tompkins, June 16, 2006
Dan Gilmor Speaks at Hearst Annual New Media Lecture
Poynter Podcast, May 2, 2006
Sun Still Shining Online
Amy Gahran, March 23, 2006
Broadband Power Drives News Use
Howard Finberg, March 22, 2006
To Capture Kids, Reconsider Definition of News
Bob Andelman, March 16, 2006
Embracing Contradictions: Andrew Heyward on the Value of News
Bob Andelman, March 15, 2006
Why I Blog
Chip Scanlan, Feb. 8, 2006
Ano-, pseudo-…what’s the best -nymity?
Steve Yelvington, Jan. 31, 2006
Rethinking the Multimedia Experience
Elizabeth Ferris, November 16, 2005
As Blogs and Citizen Journalism Grow,
Where’s the News?

Rick Edmonds, November 14, 2005
It’s Almost Time to Pay Up for Citizen Journalism
Steve Outing, November 14, 2005
Our Complex Media Day
Howard Finberg, September 26, 2005
Craigslist or Local Media?
The Shifting Community Gathering Place
Steve Outing, September 1, 2005
Covering Hurricanes (Various Subjects and Authors)
Collection of articles begins in September 2005
EPIC 2014: The Future is Now
Matt Thompson, July 21, 2005
The 11 Layers of Citizen Journalism
Steve Outing, June 13, 2005
Poynter, Knight Launch Online Training Portal
Joe Grimm, April 11, 2005
Pope Resources: Collection of U.S. Newspaper Web sites
(April 2, 2005)
Pope Resources: Collection of International Newspaper Web sites
(April 2, 2005)
The Next Big Thing in Online Type
Anne Van Wagener, March 4, 2005
In Search Of: The Best Online Reading Experience
Sara Quinn, March 4, 2005
Trolling the Blogosphere for Real Conversation
Keith Woods, February 16, 2005
News Leaders Debate: Building Audience with Blogs
Julie Moos, February 14, 2005
Finding Your Voice Online
Chip Scanlan, January 31, 2005
An Online Rescue for Newpapers?
Rick Edmonds, January 27, 2005
Weekend in the Blogosphere
Chip Scanlan, January 21, 2005
Hunting Where the Ducks are Flying
Bill Mitchell, January 19, 2005
Taking Tsunami Coverage into Their Own Hands
Steve Outing, January 6, 2005
What Bloggers Can Learn From Journalists
Steve Outing, December 22, 2004
What Journalists Can Learn From Bloggers
Steve Outing, December 20, 2004
101 Sites: Election 2004

Slide Show, November 3, 2004
The Thorny Question of Linking
Steve Outing, October 21, 2004
APME Survey: Newspaper Readers Use Blogs Cautiously
Ryan Pitts, October 13, 2004
Journalism in the Age of Blogs
Kelly McBride, September 16, 2004
Eyetrack III and You
Anne Van Wagener, September 13, 2004
When It Comes to Homepages, It is Polite to Stare
Jay Small, September 8, 2004
Eyetrack III
September 7, 2004
Steve Outing and Laura Ruel, project managers
Hurricane Aftermath: A Community Network
Howard Finberg, August 23, 2004
The Blog-Only News Diet
Steve Outing, June 7, 2004
Flash Buzz
Anne Van Wagener, May 28, 2004
Multimedia Storytelling: A Roadmap
Anne Van Wagener, May 21, 2004
A Content Production Revolution
David Brewer, May 11, 2004
The “C” Word
Chindu Sreedharan, May 11, 2004
The State of Online Journalism in Latin America
Guillermo Franco and Julio César Guzmán, April 22, 2004
Blogs and Ethics
Aly Colón, April 22, 2004
Breathe Life Into Headlines and Cutlines
Joe Marren, April 14, 2004
Effective Online Stories
Anne Van Wagener, April 2, 2004
Discussion Is the Policy
Matt Thompson, April 1, 2004
Is Anyone Editing Their Copy?
Matt Thompson, March 18, 2004
How Headlines Can Help
Howard Finberg, March 8, 2004
An Editor Blogs For Readers
Janet Weaver, February 27, 2004
“The Little Browser That Could”
and the New Media Revolution

Elizabeth Osder, February 23, 2004
Blog Design
Anne Van Wagener, February 20, 2004
Busy, Busy Day for Online Editors
Howard Finberg, January 28, 2004
Getting Ready for Tuesday
Howard Finberg, January 23, 2004
Saddam Captured: The Online Coverage
Howard Finberg, December 14, 2003
Before the Web, There Was Viewtron
Howard Finberg, October 29, 2003
Step-By-Step E-mail Interviewing Tips
Sandeep Junnarkar, October 16, 2003
Hurricane Victims, a.k.a. Amateur Journalists
Steve Outing, September 19, 2003
Wireless Hurricane Tracking
Jonathan Dube, September 18, 2003
The State of News Multimedia
Steve Outing, September 5, 2003
Instant Replay: Homepage Gallery:
How Newspaper Websites Reacted to the Power Outage
Larry Larsen and Matt Thompson, August 14, 2003
Dusty Lessons for a Digital World
David Brewer, July 25, 2003
Herb Caen, He Ain’t
Steve Outing, June 30, 2003
Writing for the Web
Joe Marren, May 28, 2003
Writing Online News
Joe Marren, May 23, 2003
The Craft of Online Editing
Joe Marren, May 23, 2003
How Sacred Is Your Computer?
Gregory E. Favre, April 29, 2003
War Tips for News Websites With Small Staffs
Steve Outing, March 19, 2003
Iraq Coverage Resources
Various Authors, February 24, 2003
How’s the Weather on the Web?
Steve Outing, September 23, 2002
Managing the Internet
Lillian Dunlap, May 31, 2002
Report: Online News Widely Accepted as Credible
Howard Finberg, February 1, 2002
Media Meld
Barb Palser, January 24, 2002
E-Mail Success and Excess
Pam Johnson, October 30, 2001
Five Things Journalists Need to Know about the Net
Mike Wendland, May 30, 2001
Managing Online Staff
Mark DeCotis, April 16, 2001
10 Tips for Managing New Technology
Karl Kuntz, February 16, 2001
Writing News Online
Jonathan Dube, November 20, 2000
Get Online and Get Information Fast
Al Tompkins, May 26, 2000
Stanford-Poynter EyeTrac Project
Andrew DeVigal, May 2000
Writing Online Rocks
Chip Scanlan, February 28, 2000
Putting Technology Tools to Work
Nora Paul, February 21, 2000
World Wide Web
Nora Paul, November 22, 1999
Coaching Journalists in Cyberspace
Nora Paul, July 1, 1999
Design Guidelines for Online Sites
Andrew DeVigal, July 1, 1999
Producing, Editing and Designing Online News
Poynter Institute Seminar, May 1999
New Media Timeline
David Shedden, December 1998
Newspaper Publishing and the World Wide Web
Nora Paul, October 28, 1998
Online Design
Poynter Institute Seminar, October 1998
Integrating Old and New Media Newsrooms
Nora Paul, June 30, 1998
Online Ethics
Fred Mann, March 29, 1998

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