"Spatial journalism can be defined as the kinds of information that incorporate a place, space and/or location into the process and practice of journalism," says Amy Schmitz Weiss, an associate professor of journalism at San Diego State University. "It's an emergent kind of journalism that allows us to explore new ways of storytelling and informing communities about the world around them."
InnovationAugust 27, 2014
The ebook is a friendly guide to data visualization. "Data + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing Information" is free for reading online or as a PDF download. It explores fresh ideas, such as creating versions of image-based graphics for retina displays.
Audience & CirculationAugust 26, 2014
The most frequently occurring value for daily single copy retail prices is now one dollar daily and two dollars Sunday. According to the Alliance for Audited Media’s most current rate book, 44% of U.S. dailies charge $1 for a weekday newspaper.
JournalismAugust 25, 2014
NAA is relieved to hear that American journalist Peter Theo Curtis was released from captivity on Sunday. He was kidnapped and held in Syria for nearly two years.
NAA RoundupAugust 22, 2014
The Local Media Consortium, a nationwide alliance of leading local media outlets, announced an agreement with Yahoo to provide innovative digital ad solutions to local media companies and their advertisers.
NAA BlogAugust 20, 2014
An article in JAMA Internal Medicine describes a review of 1,889 stories about health care interventions. The findings can help journalists improve their stories, says Gary Schwitzer, the article's author and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.
JournalismAugust 20, 2014
Today is a tragic day for journalism following the gruesome and senseless murder of James Foley, an American journalist who had been kidnapped by terrorists in Syria nearly two years ago.