Lauren Rabaino


Vox Media: The Company That Did Beautiful Longform Storytelling Before ‘Snow Fall’

News organizations across the globe fell in love with the New York Times’ so-called “immersive storytelling” format with the launch of Snow Fall in November 2012, while critics of the […]

Anthony De Rosa Joins Circa as Editor in Chief

You remember Circa, don’t you? The mobile app that touts itself as the “best way to read news on your phone” is still growing, with its latest addition to the […]

Voice Of San Diego Switches To WordPress — And Adds A Bunch Of Other Cool Features

I have long been fascinated by The Voice of San Diego, a membership-based investigative news site in Southern California. Their model is one from which many news organizations can learn […]

IndieGoGo Project Seeks To ‘Free The Press, Buy The Tribune Company’

The Tribune Company is looking at potentially selling its newspapers, and one Indiegogo project from The Other 98% wants to “put the ‘free’ back in ‘free press'” by crowdfunding the […]

‘The New New Media News’: A New Site For Discussing Digital Storytelling Landscape

Scott Porad, the former CTO of Cheezburger who is now leading product development at Rover.com, has launched a site called The New New Media News to serve as a “central location […]

Center for Investigative Reporting Launches API For Veterans Affairs Investigation Data

After publishing an investigation of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ backlog of disability benefits claims, the Center for Investigative Reporting has now made all of its data open and usable for […]

15 Steps For Changing Newsroom Culture

Change is hard. We all know that. But something about being in a newsroom makes it harder — the legacy systems, old habits, the necessity of providing content for old […]

15 Resources For Journalists To Learn About Statistics

Journalists don’t do math? In an age of open data, that’s an excuse that no longer flies.  The list below, compiled from the smart people on the NICAR listserv thanks […]

Guardian Launches User-Generated Content Platform, GuardianWatch

The Guardian has a new way for the community and newsroom to connect to tell stories via the web, an iPhone app and Android app. GuardianWitness is the organization’s new “open […]

‘Code With Me’ Journalist Training Workshop Headed To Portland

Code With Me — the traveling two-day workshops that teach journalists the basics of HTML, CSS and javascript — is making its way to Portland, Ore. in May, and deadline […]