Archive for December, 2010

Best Practices #2: A good lead.

12/05/2010 Leave a comment

Standard journalistic practice, but not not one to be overlooked. My favorite recent example:

When we here about a big storm coming the lines at the grocery store inevitably grow long as people pack plastic water bottles, double a batteries, and other survival necessities. What people can’t buy in grocery stores however, is information.
Surviving a Disaster


Best Practices–Interviews

12/04/2010 Leave a comment

A number of class bloggers have mentioned using interviews within their blogs.  Michelle Jackson has given an excellent example of how this can be done with her post on Pablo Suarez (Red Cross) – Games create dialogue.

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Making Tools for Researchers

Applying Data Science at a Large Scale


nothing's more hypocritical than a thin-skinned journalist

Dart-Throwing Chimp

Thoughtful analysis or bloviation? Your call.

Gen Prev Net

connecting people - strengthening genocide prevention networks