Notes on working With Wikileaks data from a New York Times developer: Working With Wikileaks by Jacob Harris. This is the blog post and presentation I was clamoring for at ONA2010 last year, when a morning keynote panel instead more or less revolved around the question of “Is Wikileaks journalism?”
Wikileaks and The New York Times: Wade Keller confirms what I, for one, suspected about the relationship between the two. Assange was (mostly) treated as a source of data, but as with all sources, it’s a complicated relationship.
Khoi does the Q & A thing at the NYT. (He’s the “design director” at NYTimes.com.) via Rex Khoi Vinh — Talk to the Newsroom — The New York Times
This archive of Dan Barry’s narrative writing, a map of it, and the multimedia that complements it — this all was behind the paywall for far too long. It’s free now – have a look, if you like writing. And stories. And audio slideshows. Dan Barry – The New York Times
Al talks with the NYT crew about the sick, sick video/transcript debate mashup. A bit labor intensive to deal with all the timecoding, but this builds on the idea of mining the data in political speeches, as they’ve done with the SOTU. Al’s Morning Multimedia: Interactive Elections Coverage – Poynter.org
The most intelligent thing Thomas Friedman has written in months. Oh, wait, I haven’t read him since TimesSelect started. Congratulations, NYT, consider me a unique visitor who wouldn’t have stopped by today if TimesSelect was still in place. 9/11 Is Over – New York Times
Developer notes some of the metadata coded into NYT pages and how to pass it into an URL. Queries abound. Mining the NY Times Archives — everwas
Dan Gillmor (of course) notes that the most important change coming from nytimes.com is not the opening of Times Select, but the opening of the archives. NY Times’ Brave Change: Opening Archives – Center for Citizen Media
Beautiful New York Times infographics, crisp and clear. via newsdesigner.com. Megan Jaegerman’s brilliant news graphics – Ask E.T.
“Some news sites adjust their news decisions based on how many people are clicking on certain stories or photos. We don’t; we still make our own news judgments. And to directly answer your question, we don’t adjust reporters’ salaries according to t Digital Editor Jim Roberts — Talk to the Newsroom — New York Times