WNYC is tracking the national vote by each county and its Patchwork Nation community type — from Monied ‘Burbs to Service Worker Centers. Hover over each state to see state returns. Hover over the community tool bar to see the vote by community.
Finalists for the 2012 Online Journalism Awards were announced today by the Online News Association and its academic partner, the School of Communication at the University of Miami. Eight awards come with a total of $33,000 in prize money, courtesy of theJohn S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Gannett Foundation, which also is supporting innovative investigative work with two $2,500 awards. [...]
A big congratulations to David Wood, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting for The Huffington Post for “Beyond The Battlefield, a 10-part series exploring the challenges that severely wounded veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan face after they return home. The stories in the series can be found here.
The Guardian showed how easy it is for media companies to add value using Pinterest by creating a fun tribute to Andy Warhol today on the anniversary of his death.
The New York Times has launched a stand-alone election app, including the latest poll numbers, candidate information, state-by-state updates and the top headlines from both The Times and other websites. Watch for more stand-alone election apps from other news organizations coming soon.
Yahoo! News took an interesting approach to telling the story of unemployment in America, using a specially-created Tumblr blog to crowdsource and publish stories.
BBC News, Flipboard, the Los Angeles Times, Zeit Online and the Washington Post were among the news and technology organizations winning 2011 Online Journalism Awards. This year, the awards introduced changes to acknowledge the explosion of journalistic innovation on new digital platforms. Entries for all awards were open to news produced for any digital device.
After the Sept. 11 attacks 10 years ago, CyberJournalist.net covered the online coverage and shared some of the best online journalism done at the time. Unfortunately due to the ephemeral nature of the web most of that coverage is long gone. With the anniversary nearing, we’ve combed through scores of the links from that era, and have [...]
The New Yorker has published a new ebook featuring the magazine’s coverage of 9/11 and its aftermath, culled from The New Yorker’s archive. I am surprised more publications haven’t done this – it seems obvious. This is a great collection.