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Register for a free webinar to preview DTMH 2016 at UCLAOnline news content, today’s first rough draft of history, lasts about 100 days — the lifespan of a common flea. Addressing this urgent threat to cultural memory requires immediate action by individuals from all parts of society.
July 28, 2016
Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News forum organizers today announced a travel scholarship program for select graduate students to attend the forum at the UCLA Library on Oct. 13 and 14.
Futures Lab UpdateHow can a new tool from Adobe help journalists quickly build visual elements for online stories?
FL#160: Visual storytelling apps from Adobe Spark
July 27, 2016
Reporting on Climate AdaptationPublic health officials late last week warned of the risks of extreme heat temperatures, posting heat advisories in 23 states, as dangerous temperatures and humidity moved across the central United States, spreading eastward this past weekend.
Harmed by heat: Covering the health risks of extreme weather
July 25, 2016
Job titles of tomorrow!Nina Raja is a social video producer at CNBC where she produces and edits video for the network’s various social platforms — Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Vine — and its website.
What is a social video producer?
July 25, 2016
RJI Fellowship team will use technology to bring more citizens, journalists into the council chamberAs newsrooms shrink in size, so does the amount of meeting coverage, says Mike Wheeler, a member of an RJI Fellowship team working to make meeting deliberations more accessible and “on demand” to journalists and citizens.
July 21, 2016
Futures Lab UpdateWhich method of virtual-reality storytelling is the best fit for your newsroom: 360 degrees or 180 degrees?
FL#159: 360-degree vs. 180-degree virtual reality
July 20, 2016
Hunger and race are two topics communities face every day. Few news organizations can sustain coverage of either over time. Our options grow even more limited as we work with fewer people for companies that expect them to file in multiple ways.
Promises, promises: PolitiFact plans to track campaign pledges of next president throughout termHillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making hundreds of promises should they be elected in November. But once the election is over and we’re celebrating or souring on President Trump or President Clinton, how do we track if our new leader keeps their word?
July 19, 2016
Futures Lab UpdateWhat can newsrooms do to make the most of Facebook Live?
FL#158: News organizations using Facebook Live
July 13, 2016