Updating Flash Journalism (Part 2)

The other day I received an e-mail from someone with a programming background who’s interested in learning how to build journalism packages in Flash. He asked how to get started and whether I was planning to release a… Read More

Updating Flash Journalism

This post is for anyone who teaches Adobe Flash to journalism students. It might also be useful for journalists (especially graphics reporters) who are learning Flash right now, or who might be intending to learn Flash over the… Read More

Flash and data, made for each other

Toxic Waters is a large investigative journalism package from The New York Times. Some folks say there is no place for this kind of series in journalism nowadays, with all the Sturm und Drang in the news business…. Read More

Skills needed by today’s journalists

Renee Barnes is a radio journalist in Australia; she also teaches online journalism there. In her blog News Frontier, she recently asked readers to rank eight skills, or skill sets, for new journalists: Evidence of blogging and interaction… Read More

Journalism and the poet, in Jamaica

Some months ago, when I had somehow been persuaded to fly to Los Angeles to participate in a nice event at the USC Annenberg j-school, I learned about a unique project commissioned by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis… Read More

H.264 video and Flash Player versions

This year I’ve been experiencing some unexpected problems with viewing video in Flash, and after a conversation today with our college Web admin, Craig Lee, we think we’ve got it sussed out. To cut to the chase, the… Read More

Flash training materials and new examples

I ran a workshop for journalists yesterday in Tampa, Florida, as part of an event hosted by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors (FSNE) and the Florida Press Association (FPA). The workshop began at 10:30 a.m. and lasted… Read More