Digital Tools

NPF: How EarthTime Maps the Planet

How EarthTime Maps the Planet

Carnegie Mellon University resource pulls in 800 different data layers to allow reporters to document a changing planet.

NPF: Photography for Reporters

Photography for Reporters

An Associated Press photographer offers simple tips for making the most of your phone camera.

NPF: Basic News Graphics

Basic News Graphics

A news graphics designer shares tips for producing simple but well-designed graphics to illustrate your stories.

NPF: Podcasting 101

Podcasting 101

Podcasting is the current “it” thing in journalism. An NPR veteran explains how to do it.

NPF: Using C-SPAN’s Video Goldmine

Using C-SPAN’s Video Goldmine

To watch all the video in C-SPAN’s library would take a quarter of a century. Here’s how journalists can make use of it.

NPF: Multimedia Tips For Journalists

Multimedia Tips For Journalists

Journalists today need to be all things to all platforms. So how can journalists trained on the writing side handle their own graphics and photos?

NPF: How to Use Virtual Reality and 360 Video

How to Use Virtual Reality and 360 Video

Learn how to use high-tech tools to turn your reporting into a vivid user experience that readers crave.

NPF: Drilling Into Data to Document Trends

Drilling Into Data to Document Trends

Florida Journalists Use Technology to Show Failing Schools

NPF: Finding News by Surfing the Crowd

Finding News by Surfing the Crowd

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.