In this week’s career chat, we talked with Wasim Ahmad, an assistant professor of journalism at Stony Brook University. Ahmad has been an copy editor, photographer, Web editor and content producer, and he started Journographica — a site … Read more
A lot of data visualization requires the technical expertise of a programmer and skills that take time and resources to develop.
A rise in free tools, however, has made it easier to make interactive graphs in charts, whether you’re a … Read more
As an online editor at the Lawrence Journal World, part of my job is to constantly expand and adjust my skill set. I’m always looking for new tricks or technologies to learn and use in our news coverage. Until … Read more
Online journalists are well aware of how important data can be to stories. But how do we give visual context to raw information without an army of developers at our disposal?
If the data has been normalized and saved as … Read more
I expected something a little edgier when I reached for the cover of the redesigned Newsweek on Monday. After all, the revamp came after the content merger with the magazine’s highly opinionated partner, The Daily Beast.
The Newsweek cover had … Read more
Some stories can be tough to visualize and make interactive on the Web. Many times, they involve boring data sets that are difficult to read, or aren’t visually stimulating enough for video or photos.
Here are a few fun, free … Read more
It’s still easy to take bad pictures with smart phones, even those that capture up to 12-megapixel images. In a blog post Wednesday, Zack Stern offers eight tips to help Android users take better photos. Many of … Read more
The Hollywood Reporter
Andrew Wallenstein reports that the launch of People’s iPad app is being delayed as the magazine negotiates with nearly a dozen celebrity photo agencies for rights to use their images in the app.
Wallenstein writes that the … Read more