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Titanic: The Musical prepares to set sail

In the spring of 2016, as Grand Theatre artistic director Susan Ferley was concluding her tenure, I asked Ottawa-based theatre writer Patrick Langston about the yardsticks by which ADs should be measured. 597 altre parole

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Welcome to Online Journalism Fall 2019


This course examines the contemporary, digital news landscape. Students learn which principles of traditional journalism can and should be applied to current news gathering and reporting, and how to use new tools to drive reader engagement and interactivity. 228 altre parole


When you get data in sentences: how to use a spreadsheet to extract numbers from phrases

Earlier this month the BBC Data Unit published a story on unduly lenient sentences which involved working with data that was trapped in phrases.

We needed to be able to take a collection of words such as “11 years and 5 months’ imprisonment” and convert that into something that could be used in spreadsheet calculations (specifically, comparing the lengths of time represented by two different phrases). 1.105 altre parole

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The 5 stages of a longform story - and how they can help you identify sources

This year I’ve been working with my MA Data Journalism and MA Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism students on techniques for telling longer form stories. In this post I explain how a consideration of story structure can help you clarify the sources that you will need to talk to in order to gather the elements needed for an effective longform story. 2.489 altre parole

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