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Matt Waite: To build a digital future for news, developers must be able to hack at the core of old systems
"I’m disappointed on what hasn’t been done. Where we, from inside news organizations, haven’t gone. Where we haven’t been allowed to go."
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march 2011 by tysone
Influence and Innovate: Transforming Media Education - SXSWi Panel on Vimeo
Cindy Royal, Texas State University, Tyson Evans, The New York Times and Matt Waite, Politifact, talk about the skills students need to perform in a modern media context.
sxsw  me  cindy_royal  matt_waite 
april 2010 by tysone
Hackers wanted! Scholarships available to coders who'll come to journalism and help save democracy - O'Reilly Radar
Programmers are have been making an impact in the news world for some time, but until recently most innovation in this space has been in creating new ways to present the old style. With a few shining exceptions like the datavisuals by the New York Times, most online news could have been written on a typewriter and mailed to Google for indexing.
brian_boyer  innovation  journalism  nytimes  propublica  matt_waite 
may 2009 by tysone
That PolitiFact drops the narrative form is irrelevant. That it has defined an entirely new form of journalism -- one that was recognized with the most prestigious award in our field -- is all anyone needs to know today.
pilhofer  matt_waite  journalism  innovation 
april 2009 by tysone

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