New stuff on GitHub and YouTube

Most of my work time is now spent writing code tutorials for journalism students and making videos for them. If you want to follow my recent work, I suggest: Follow me on Twitter: @macloo Follow my professional page on… Read More

An update about my recent work

Like many blogs, this one has been neglected. I put a lot more time into Twitter, Facebook and Medium now. This leaves no time for the blog (insert sad face). There are plenty of posts here from the… Read More

First-person narratives in journalism

After I read this story, I had to give some thought to the idea that “we lose something important in the rush toward first-person takes” (Eve Fairbanks). First, the story linked above is “To Siri, With Love: How One… Read More

Online News Association conference 2014

Links to a small number of really useful resources from #ONA14.

The coming death of print newspapers

Say you’re a journalist now working for a newspaper. You know your job is anything but secure. I asked several reporters, editors, and scholars what journalists should do to get ready for the next wave of firings. There… Read More

Journalism education: There is no spoon

At a journalism education conference in Canada recently, it appears media economics scholar Robert Picard gave a stirring keynote address. Stirring as in “stir things up!” He began by reminding the audience that journalism and the media environment… Read More

(Re)defining multimedia journalism

I published a post on Medium.com 11 days ago. The title is (Re)defining multimedia journalism. I thought it would be interesting to publish it there, instead of here, on my own blog, and see what would happen. Medium… Read More