KQED Workshop

How understanding the implications of unconscious bias can deepen reporting on race, identity and inequality

To cultivate stronger reporting on our diverse world, we need to understand how this human trait affects our work.

Track the City Sketch

How might we track complex issues in our cities without watching them?

How can newsrooms track ongoing public issues and proceedings ahead of the reporting process, instead of parachuting in?

Change Model

How to help journalists and news organizations navigate change

Developing a model that can be used to help news organizations be more nimble and responsive to the changing media ecosystem.

KQED Workshop

What are the best practices for journalists covering race in America?

How can we enrich journalism about the African-American experience with essential context about race and racial inequality?

Design Thinking Food

Innovation in action, or how I learned to love design thinking and how it might help fix journalism and food

Making food policy news part of our daily media diet while innovating on funding for Civil Eats and all independent digital publications.

graphic: Susie Cagle

What we’re really saying when we won’t say anything about money

Researching and modeling strategies to improve labor conditions for independent media workers.

Map of all buildings in the Netherlands

Geo-News: Finding a Place to Contribute

How can we use location as a layer and a filter for displaying and distributing news?

California Wildfire

How can local newsrooms be more useful to their audiences during crises?

Newsrooms can better serve their audiences by rethinking their breaking news plans


How can we deliver public interest journalism that cuts through the noise?

Exploring new ways to craft and distribute journalism so that it resonates in local communities and the halls of power in Washington


Making content about education more relevant to Spanish-speaking audiences

A strategy to create content that inspires Hispanic teenagers to seek a college education.

Ebola checkpoint

Finding reasons to be optimistic about the future of foreign news coverage

Disappearing profits have forced many U.S. news organizations to curb their international ambitions, but is global coverage really doomed?


Studying diversity in Silicon Valley showed me how to boost innovation in newsrooms

From virtual reality to design thinking, Silicon Valley is applying new tactics to increase diversity.

Google Headquarters

What newsrooms can learn from high tech companies

How can we structure news organizations to support innovation and restore the influence of quality journalism?

JFK cellphone footage

Exploring ways to keep existing readers while also attracting new audiences

Multiple approaches to the news can help legacy newsrooms not only increase their impact, but also extend their brands.

Consumer Confidence

Outlier Media: Developing a journalism driven infobot for the underserved

There is a huge opportunity to step into the space created by news organizations’ behavior that undervalues and underestimates their low-income news consumers.

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Making sense of document disasters

Building free and open-source tools to capture structured data from repetitive scanned-in forms

Platforma Laptop

How can we make media organizations successful in developing markets?

Create, experiment and show an example of success for others to follow.

The Walkley Foundation

Disruption. Opportunity. A new approach

Journalism has unmatched opportunities to thrive. What strategies and structures will ensure that journalism can grasp these opportunities?

Unreached readers

Converting casual users to loyal news consumers

How can newsrooms make better use of data to grow audience, particularly among increasingly diverse markets?