Features & Profiles

Guides, profiles, and reported stories that aim to help those working in and on journalism to better understand the industry and improve their craft, and to make smarter news consumers of the rest of us. Features are directly supported by an original journalism fund made up of contributions from our subscribers.

COVID-19 saw journalists adapt to new conditions. With only skeleton crews allowed inside most studios, what did broadcast journalists who had to work …
Journalism should represent trans, nonbinary, and agender people's humanity, expertise, suffering, and triumphs. As a nonbinary writer, I asked what's …
In a never-ending quest for growth, publishers have turned to Google Analytics, Chartbeat, and other tools that promise to provide a sense of what read…
The Gazette-Mail, once known for its dogged accountability journalism, survived a merger and bankruptcy. Will it survive an owner with ties to the indu…
A guide to freelancing in a digital world, with resources for those just getting started.
As the art of close reading has declined, a cohort of experts has emerged to reverse the trend and encourage stronger reading habits.
A guide for journalists and documentarians that calls for ongoing informed consent, collaborative decision-making, and psycho-education for all involve…
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