Why Design Matters: If Snow Fall Were Published in...
I am in beautiful Bergen, Norway, this week for the Nordic Media Festival. I gave a talk this morning on digital storytelling and, of course, everyone wanted to talk about Snow Fall. As part of the presentation — and to drive home my point about design — I mocked up what Snow Fall might have been had our brilliant design, graphics and video teams not taken this project on. Since a...
Thank you Matt Langer
Matt’s joining Interactive News next week, and completely unrelated to that I decided I needed to change my poor, neglected Tumblr theme. Imagine my surprise when I noticed who built the theme I ultimately picked. It’s fate.
Finding the Right Metric for News
The project our Knight-Mozilla fellow will help tackle was hatched in January during a bus ride to the Austin airport with news brainiac (and karaokaholic) Greg Linch. He had just written a terrific post on his blog, The Linchpen, about the need for more sophisticated metrics to measure the success or failure of journalism online. I’d been thinking about the same problem, but Greg...
Moved this to Tumblr
Sure it was fun, but I got sick and bloody tired of managing my own blog platform, so I moved this to Tumblr. We’ll see how it goes.