Inner Workings of the BDC
A suggestion has recently come forward at the newspaper to publish the mugshots of people booked into the Gallatin County jail on our website. Herein I discuss the ethical quandary that comes with that idea.
The Chronicle has the third-best website in the Montana Newspaper Association, if you believe the results of this past weekend’s awards ceremony in Lewistown. I also walked away with an honorable mention in the Best Web Project category for our Where They Stand election feature.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle is pleased to announce the release of its new apps for iOS and Android devices, bringing the paper’s local news directly… Read More »Chronicle launches smartphone apps for Android and iPhone
I wrote some time ago about how the Chronicle handles corrections on its website, and since things have changed a bit, I thought I’d provide an update.
A reflection on my experience with the Who Needs Newspapers? crew
Who needs newspapers? It’s the question of the day here at the Chronicle, where we are playing host to a video crew from the Who… Read More »Journalism nonprofit interviewing at the Chronicle today
Yesterday I let a typo slip into the headline of a breaking news story, thereby implying something morbidly funny.
When does a story qualify as breaking news? What criteria should we use?
There is a school of thought out there in journalism-land right now that says the future of journalism (and newspapers) lies in data. The rationale… Read More »Looking for data-driven journalism story ideas