Great Plains, Midwest brace for storms

Tips on reporting from NOAA and Capital Weather Gang

The Cost of Violent Weather

From plays to poetry and community forums, journalists can build relationships with their most loyal readers.

Law Enforcement Takes a Different Tactic on Opioid Users
Officials in Massachusetts town changed the thinking of police officers to help – not arrest – opioid users.

Testing Some Real-Life Ethics Examples
Rubber meets the road is often tough for freelance journalists – read on.

Redefining How Society Looks at Drug Use
As an epidemic of opioid overuse hits small towns and big cities, an expert says society should reconsider how it deals with addiction.

Tips and Resources for Journalists Going to Cleveland and Philly
Journalists share their knowledge about covering presidential nominating conventions – and the possibility of a brokered GOP convention.

Tobacco Companies Aim Efforts at International Women to Build New Markets
An expert on tobacco marketing says the latest efforts in advertising and packaging are geared toward women, whose smoking habits lag behind men

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on how journalists can make the most of public records laws – and also how to best work the system.

USA Today’s Jasper Colt, a multimedia producer, offers practical tips for taking and editing photos and videos, with the help of a few easy-to-use apps.

Whether asking for details on health care costs, or if city streets have been plowed after a big storm, tapping your audience can yield new information.

Pinterest can help you find patients to humanize cancer stories.

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NPF: The Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis

The Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis

Dr. Leana Wen, City of Baltimore

NPF: Checking in with the Fact-Checkers

Checking in with the Fact-Checkers

PolitiFact editor Angie Drobnik Holan and Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler on what they do.

NPF: The Cost of Violent Weather

The Cost of Violent Weather

Scott Weaver, Climate Prediction Center, NOAA National Weather Service; Jason Samenow, Weather Editor, The Washington Post / Capitol Weather Gang; R.J. Lehmann, Senior Fellow, editor-in-chief, and co-founder, R Street Institute

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