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Apple's 'Your Verse' Is a Case Study in Weaving Content Into Commerce

It's all about the story. More examples of what content marketers are learning from journalism.

5 Content Marketing Lessons from Journalists

What can content marketers learn from journalists?

Arts & Culture Storytelling on the Web: Tenacity and Tools Required

Arts & Culture Storytelling on the Web: Tenacity and Tools Required

By Gary Moskowitz

A few months ago, Bloomberg laid off its theater critic and dismantled its culture desk to focus simply on "luxury." USC's Annenberg School is shutting down its Getty Arts Journalism fellowship program. Harvard's Nieman Fellowship in Arts & Culture Reporting no longer exists. In recent years ...

Envisioning the Future

Help kdmcBerkeley envision the future. Share with us your thoughts on how we can help you become a better storyteller in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

June Multimedia Institute: What you’ll take away

The June 10-21 Multimedia Institute is an intensive multi-platform training program designed to equip journalists, educators and other professionals with skills in visual storytelling, data visualization and social media.

Alberto Cairo Presentation for May 4 Data Journalism Symposium

Visual communications expert Alberto Cairo shares his slideshow presentation on the art of infographics.

LIVE Storify: Complexity & Context Data Journalism Symposium

Journalists, technologists and civic leaders talk trends and implications for the future of data journalism.

Q&A with Alberto Cairo: Exploring the art and ethics of infographics

Alberto Cairo on the art of infographics and the ethical dilemmas that come with the field of data visualization.

Q&A with Catherine Bracy: Technology, innovation and the public sector

Catherine Bracy of Code for America wants to bring 21st century technology and innovation to the public sector.

Our First Ever Data Journalism Symposium

Data Symposium at kdmcBerkeley-transforming the way we tell stories with data. For data journalists, non-profits interested in new ideas for communicating information, and higher education professionals.

Free Online Training Series in Data Journalism

We are bringing world class digital training straight to you. And, yep, it’s FREE.

Unleash your inner data geek

Join our spring Visualizing Data Workshop Series.

Citizen Videos-A Primer for Reporters-Authentication

In this second part of our series on citizen videos, we look at the issue of authenticity and best practices for validating the information before releasing the video to your audience.

Citizen Video: A Primer for Reporters

Utilizing citizen video effectively can enhance a story and provide a deeper understanding of events. Madeleine Blair a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism shares with us her real world insights for using citizen video in your story.

Custom Trainings: Supporting the Next Generation of Broadcast Media

How can television and radio stations effectively adapt their content for the web, especially new mobile platforms? We can help.

Video Storytelling Workshop: Three things you'll take away

Journalists, educators and media professionals can all benefit from video storytelling skills. We’re not talking Oscar-worthy filmmaking here. Just the ability to shoot, edit and present compelling video content. We can help.

Data visualization workshop take-aways

Examples of interactive charts and maps - take-aways from the Data Visualization workshop in January 2013.

Data Visualization for Storytellers

Some of the most compelling information about our world can be found in data. But just because you shape those numbers into a graph doesn't make it a story.

Beyond Infographics: 12 Ways to Visualize Data

Guest blogger Patrick Winfield looks beyond the basic pie charts and infographics to explore other techniques and tools that can help visualize data.

TJ Kelly: Social Media and The Impact of Storytelling

Social media marketing expert TJ Kelly has worked with some of the biggest clients in the world (eBay, HP, Charles Schwab). Here he shows journalists, educators and public affairs experts how to use the same strategies to engage their communities.