10 things you need to know when producing a data animation for a newsroom

Wilson Liévano animation workshop

Journalist Wilson Liévano spent his 2013 JSK Fellowship year exploring ways to use data animation to tell stories.

Knight Talk: Wilson Liévano

Wilson Liévano

Wilson Liévano is using a genre familiar to many — but not common in journalism — to give news organizations a way to provide audiences context for complex stories that is engaging and easy to understand.

The Syrian conflict … in 5 minutes

Syria in 5 minutes

During my year as a John S. Knight Fellow, I developed a news animation studio that produces videos that explain complex topics in five minutes or less.

Venture capitalist gives a peek into his profession

John Glynn, founder and managing director of Glynn Capital management

Only a fraction of the thousands of small companies vying to attract venture capital make it to the next level. For media companies, the bar is even higher.

Competitive journalist becomes full convert to collaboration gospel

Wilson Liévano on collaboration

Exclusive! Scoop! That’s what journalists live for. Information is guarded until the project is published. But that doesn’t work for projects involving journalism innovation.