Thank you for working with us while we address Composer 2 issues and remaining core features. Your feedback continues to help us identify those issues. We wanted to update you on our current priorities and our timeline for addressing your concerns.
Stations currently using Composer 2 have identified several defects that our development team is working to address.
Reddit has become an essential tool for journalists. The social news and information site is helpful for discovering stories, finding sources and generating community discussions. WAMU's Chris Chester and KBIA's Scott Pham are active users of Reddit and shared some tips in this webinar.
The long awaited Version 1.5 of the NPR API Wordpress plugin is now available. This one took a while to get it out the door, but it should be worth the wait. We've added some new functionality and fixed a couple of issues we learned about since V1.4 came out.
In September, we invited stations to submit applications to join the Local Stories Project. We received applications from a record 23 stations and we’re excited to announce that eleven stations are joining the project this month.
Judy Siegel: Can you discuss the role NPR Digital Services fills in the overall NPR organization? Steve Mulder: We're a Boston-based group within NPR that focuses exclusively on serving NPR stations across the country. In a nutshell, we provide products, services, and consulting that help stations become as powerful online as they are on air.
People involved in public media share how they wade through the digital news deluge. This month we spoke with KPLU's Executive Director of News Jennifer Strachan. If Jennifer’s name sounds familiar, you might know her from this or this.
With fall in the air and news training on our minds, this month we launched the second round of the Local Stories Project, completed the sixth session of Knight Training and visited KMUW for a week of on-site instruction. We would love to hear what’s keeping you busy this fall, send us an email, or say hi on Twitter.
KPBSbroke the story of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resigning after several women came forward with allegations of sexual harassment. KPBS covered the story as it unfolded over several weeks. See their “Filner Files” coverage, including an interactive timeline to put the story in context. The hard work paid off, five of the Filner stories made Digital Services’ top 20 list for July, receiving more than 161,000 pageviews. KPBS Senior News Editor Mark Sauer explains how they broke the story.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resigned in August, after several women came forward with allegations of sexual harassment. KPBS broke the story and led the coverage as it unfolded over several weeks, reporting on the defiant mayor and the growing calls for his resignation. KPBS created a “Filner Files” web page to collect their coverage and built an interactive timeline to put the story in context. Their hard work paid off: five KPBS stories about Filner made the Digital Services top 20 list of stories for the month of July. Those 5 stories alone received more than 161,000 pageviews.
People involved in public media share how they wade through the digital news deluge. This month we spoke with Kirk Siegler, reporter for NPR. Kirk participated in our April 2012 Knight Training when he was a reporter for KUNC in Colorado.