Simply put, it is easier for people to be assholes online. A troll whisperer wins people over by reminding them they are still dealing with real people on the web.
Over the past weekend I spent two days at the University of Colorado participating in a symposium on digital media ethics.
There is no doubt in my mind that responsible, legal drones could potentially enhance disaster coverage, for both affected and curious audiences.
After attending the conference in Atlanta, I found Colorado had no local ONA club — so I set out to fix that problem.
For our coverage of the 2013 Colorado general election, I employed mapping lessons learned during my attendance at the ONA13 conference. I used data from the Secretary of State to create four Fusion Table maps used on TV and online.
I’ve arrived in Atlanta to attend my first ONA conference and I’m very excited. This year there seems to be a big emphasis on data journalism and alternative storytelling methods.
As I spoke on the #JournalismRedefined panel about social media in local journalism, I found myself putting into words ideas that hadn’t been conscious before.
I try to answer these questions: Should we allow ourselves to use filters in photos or videos we take of news situations? What photo enhancements, if any, are allowable?
In creating a special content page about human resilience since the movie theater shooting, I learned a great deal about design tools and an equal amount about human courage.
The Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association has humbled my coworkers and I with a new accolade!
Using some freeware libraries and a piece of software called “Tumult Hype,” I’ve been able to undertake some new projects recently that animate to allow users to explore content.
My team and I were honored with 1st and 2nd place in a brand new category at the 2012 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards of Excellence.
In Twitter parlance (twarlance?) the @ symbol always precedes a name and the # always precedes the subject. So why do newsrooms try to turn their own name into a hashtag?