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Three ways to more accurately report public opinion

It's tempting for journalists to rely on public opinion polls when gauging political sentiment, especially when the results yield catchy headlines. But there are other ways to more accurately measure public perception.

Lindsay Kalter | May 02, 2013

How journalists and newsrooms can adapt to digital disruption

Here are a few tips for thriving in a constantly shifting media landscape.

Lindsay Kalter | May 01, 2013

Advice for succeeding as a freelance journalist

Freelancing comes with benefits such as autonomy and flexibility, but the fluid nature of the work can be challenging for many journalists.

Lindsay Kalter | April 22, 2013

Four pitfalls to avoid when reporting on science

Too many journalists just scratch the surface when covering science – or shy away from science-based subjects entirely. Here are some common mistakes to avoid.

Lindsay Kalter | April 15, 2013

A simple way to create content for mobile devices

Mobile journalist Neal Augenstein explains how to create the "ultimate tweet" for the smartphone and tablet audience.

Lindsay Kalter | April 12, 2013

How journalists can use 'one-shot' storytelling

Sometimes less is more when it comes to video storytelling. That's the case with a low-tech trend that's gaining traction: the use of one short, unedited shot with sparse narration to tell a story.

Lindsay Kalter | March 29, 2013

Telling news stories with illustrations

While many news organizations approach alternative storytelling with the most high-tech methods in their digital media toolbox, a handful of outlets are using a much older method: hand-drawn illustrations.

Lindsay Kalter | March 20, 2013

Three tips for reporting on bullying

The rise of social media use among children and teens brought with it the advent of "cyberbullying" – and a lot of poor reporting by the media. Here are tips for better coverage.

Lindsay Kalter | March 14, 2013