I was just put on to this guy, Mark Luckie, who runs the blog 10,000 Words. It deals with online and multimedia journalism. Very cool content.
Anyways, Luckie has this article about how to improve online journalism, right up my alley in the industry. I absolutely think it’s a great read.
Here’s one way he had to improve online sports journalism:
2. Map it — Sports games are great candidates for mapping because they can happen anywhere in the world or, in the case of the New York Times’ 21 Stages of the Tour de France, all over the country. An equally interesting map was created by The Charleston Gazette for the Charleston Distance Run and the basketball court maps from Nofouls.com and Courts of the World are worth checking out.
By all means, check it out.