Automated chatbots have the potential to combine the credibility of traditional journalism with the personalized feel of text messaging a friend. We find out how several news outlets are already experimenting with the technology, and we explore some possibilities for the future.MORE
This week we learn from Kevin Kelly, senior maverick at Wired magazine, how technology may reshape the delivery of news and information in the coming years.MORE
This week we find out how automated bots within the app Kik might connect teenagers with news, and we check out a new messaging app that focuses heavily on visuals and design.MORE
This week we explore how Vox.com is crafting successful video for its Facebook audience, and we find out about a new technology that could help connect teams of journalists as they cover the news.MORE
This week we offer a recap from the 2016 South by Southwest Interactive conference, where virtual reality was a major focus; and we explore how it might be possible to track what people see when they experience immersive content.MORE
This week we find out what it takes to expand into podcasting successfully.MORE
This week we explore the role of product managers within news organizations, and we find out how more complex stories might be written by computers.MORE
This week we explore a web-based tool for local election coverage, and we get advice on creating news for Millennial audiences.MORE
This week we go inside Quartz and learn how newsletters, video and a constant focus on the target user have helped the operation attract and maintain a highly engaged mobile audience.MORE
Tline is a new tool for creating interactive timelines that brings together publishers and advertisers. The timelines include sponsored advertisements and can be shared on social media or embedded on a site. Publishers have control over which ads are displayed on their timelines and receive a 50 percent share of the revenue.
The Reported.ly team was small and spread out across the globe, which meant they relied on many digital and social tools. Before they said goodbye, the staff compiled a list of some of the tools they found most useful. Here's a look at six of their favorites.More
Reported.ly was a news operation that covered breaking news primarily on social and distributed platforms. It was also the first place many people turned to verify developing stories. But in August, its parent company, First Look Media, pulled funding and shut down the site.
The Reported.ly team was small and spread out across the globe, which meant they relied on many digital and social tools. Before they said goodbye, the staff compiled a list of some of the tools they found most useful. We take a look at six of their favorites.More
Serif is a new, reporter-friendly content management system developed by The Dallas Morning News that prioritizes mobile and digital content. Chris Williams, senior director of digital portfolio at The Dallas Morning News, explains its features and how it's changed things up at The Dallas Morning News.More