Who Me, Biased?

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.

Geo-news Visualization

Geo-News: At the Intersection of Stories and Places

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

There's Only Make

Good to go

Why my year at Stanford prepared me for many challenges that might come my way.

Platforma Laptop

How to make media organizations successful in developing markets

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

Napa Earthquake

A framework for newsrooms to interactively communicate with readers in a crisis

Preparing for the next big story: What newsrooms can do to prepare for a future crisis


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

JFK cellphone footage

The key to growing new audiences will not be found by abandoning core journalism principles

Seeking to help Brazil’s legacy newsrooms focus on doing quality work and creative strategies to distribute it.

Surfing wave of disruption. photo: Daniel Peckham

Disruption. Opportunity. A new approach

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

Google Headquarters

How newsrooms can make a successful transition in the digital age

How can we structure news organizations to support innovation and quality journalism?

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Making sense of document disasters

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

Unreached readers

Relationship Building 101 for journalists and the executives who employ them

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

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.

Happy Graduate

Making content about education relevant and engaging to young Hispanic audiences

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

Ebola checkpoint

Growing the news business by building a global readership online

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

Civic radar screen for cities

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.