• Leaving the door open for your audience

    Innovation in Focus
    Leaving the door open for your audience
    July 29, 2021

    For Innovation in Focus this month, student Maggie Doheny spoke with NCAM director Bryan Gould about newsrooms making their social media accessible.
  • News archives: The untapped resource 3

    Neil Mara columns
    News archives: The untapped resource 3
    July 28, 2021

    This excerpt from the research report highlights the top selections from each of the five categories of examples showing how newsrooms are using the content of their news archives to their benefit.
  • Should we mind the gap between U.S. and U.K. small drone policy?

    Should we mind the gap between U.S. and U.K. small drone policy?
    July 26, 2021

    Many of the U.S. rules that apply to drone use are based on the purpose for which the drone is being flown. In the U.K., the real focus is just how much damage a drone can do.
  • Make your newsroom’s social media more accessible

    Innovation in Focus
    Make your newsroom’s social media more accessible
    July 26, 2021

    Focusing on accessibility is a great way for newsrooms to make content available to a larger audience. The content will be more easily consumed when you put in the effort to make it accessible to everyone.
  • News archives: The untapped resource 2

    Neil Mara columns
    News archives: The untapped resource 2
    July 21, 2021

    In talking with more than a hundred news editors and reporters, managers and specialists across the industry for this research, Neil Mara found great examples of tangible benefits that newsrooms gain from their archives.
  • Creating advertising graphics for your newsroom’s Instagram

    Innovation in Focus
    Creating advertising graphics for your newsroom’s Instagram
    July 19, 2021

    Creating graphics for Instagram may seem easy, but strategy and technique are required when generating graphics for your organization to engage your audience.
  • News archives: The untapped resource 1

    Neil Mara columns
    News archives: The untapped resource 1
    July 14, 2021

    News archives are a resource not often discussed in newsrooms today. The once rich repositories of carefully preserved news and research data, tended by trained librarians and staff experts are mostly gone now or hanging on by a thread.
  • What the Digital News Report 2021 means for your audio strategy

    Damian Radcliffe columns
    What the Digital News Report 2021 means for your audio strategy
    July 13, 2021

    The Digital News Report, the latest edition of which was published at the end of June, is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the behaviors of online news consumers.
  • Free tools for interactive digital storytelling

    Innovation in Focus
    Free tools for interactive digital storytelling
    July 12, 2021

    Interactive maps and data visualizations are great visuals to add to any online news package. These can be created using code, but there are also many online tools that your newsroom can use to improve digital storytelling for very little or no cost.
  • How to plan, report and produce a serialized podcast

    Innovation in Focus
    How to plan, report and produce a serialized podcast
    July 6, 2021

    A serialized podcast is a series of podcast episodes that connect with one another to tell a story. If your newsroom wants to try producing a serialized podcast, here are three tips on how to do just that from what Regan Mertz has learned so far.
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