Mr. Mitchell’s Opus

Readings from “The Light on the Coast” My very first case study on best practices in journalism was about Dave Mitchell and the saga of the tiny Point Reyes Light. It was a multimedia piece – which, back in 2005, was a real Big Deal for the Online Journalism Review. I...

Creating a Banner Image for Your Social Profiles

Here’s an example of a banner image, created for Storify. This example uses a variety of quickly-chosen and lightly edited images to fit the radically horizontal image space on Storify. Damn. Things are getting heavy. Journalists are being attacked by paid...