Moving with the Times: Tools for a Web Journalist

Some journalists lament the shift from print to online for the loss of creativity that they perceive accompanies it — articles, they fear, will be reduced to text chucked onto a page without further thought. But that needn’t be the case; reporters can use the web medium to add extra dimensions of interactivity and design to their works, while using tools that subtly yet significantly transform the journalistic process.

Robert Hernandez' interactive webpage http://webjournalist.org/topics/tools/ allows you to explore a variety of tools for web journalism. As journalism becomes more web-centric, it's important that reporters learn to utilize the tools at their disposal.

Earlier this year, at the JEA Anaheim convention, Robert Hernandez, assistant professor at USC Annenberg, showcased an assortment of tools for the web journalist. read more »