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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.

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.

KDMC Alumnus Patrick Doyle wins the Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism.

KDMC Alumnus Patrick Doyle wins the Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism.

KDMC Alumna Launches Online Tech Magazine.

KDMC Fellow Launches Online Tech Magazine.

Can Quora Become a Useful Tool for Journalists?

Quora is an interesting combination of social network and knowledge base, optimized for finding answers to hard questions. But how useful is the site for working journalists?

Interactive Census Workshop

Interactive Census Workshop


The KDMC at UC Berkeley is offering a customized visual storytelling workshop to train journalists on new ways to process data from the 2010 Census. Fellows will illustrate the information using visualization and mapping tools to create a clearer, more meaningful picture of the complex statistics gathered in the national survey.

In this intensive six-day workshop, you will learn to ...

J-Lab announces Knight Batten Award

Our good friends over at J-Lab, located at American University's School of Communication in Washington D.C., have announced their Knight-Batten Awards for innovation in Journalism.

NPR iPhone app not made by NPR

A study last year by Nortel Networks Corp found that more people said they would rather go 24 hours without their wallet than their cell phone. In fact, it may even replace the wallet one day. This could be profound for the news industry.