The death of the homepage in one simple graph

The death of the homepage in one simple graph

This is a graph. But probably not the one you’re expecting So it’s an odd thing when you’ve been saying something for years and nobody believes you, then suddenly, someone publishes one leaked graph, and overnight all the world agrees…

Why everybody in the newsroom should do all their work on their phones

“Everybody in the newsroom should work exclusively on their phones all the time.” – Me. This morning. Sort of. I was on a panel this morning at the BBC/New York Times Social Media Summit, and in the course of it…

“Telling the story of Firestorm” – Jon Henley & Robin Beitra at Hacks/Hackers London

“Telling the story of Firestorm” – Jon Henley & Robin Beitra at Hacks/Hackers London

Carefully planned as a spectacular launch to the Guardian’s new Australian edition, “Firestorm” is a rich interactive telling the story of the astonishing forest fires that engulfed the town of Dunalley, which came to the world’s attention thanks to a…

16 tapirs who think your attitude to “sponsored content” sucks

16 tapirs who think your attitude to “sponsored content” sucks

If the traditional news industry wants to keep on earning a share of digital marketing spend, it needs to solve the conundrum of “sponsored content”, “advertorial” and “brand journalism” online. No, I’m not actually going to litter this blog post…

“The future for investigative journalism funding” – David Leigh at Hacks/Hackers London

Last week’s Hacks/Hackers London meet-up was themed around the funding of investigative journalism, and featured this talk from the Guardian’s legendary investigative reporter David Leigh. “The future for investigative journalism funding” – David Leigh David Leigh has an authoritative voice…