for Tiny News Desks
Kaeti Hinck | INN | @kaeti
Jaeah Lee | Mother Jones | @jaeahjlee
Aaron Williams | Center for Investigative Reporting | @aboutaaron
How to do more visual journalism in your newsroom
Make friends and collaborate.
Be your own project manager.
Break down ambitious projects and iterate.
Avoid ambitious projects with unrealistic deadlines.
Avoid building from scratch.
Sometimes you have to say no.
Not everything has to be a chart.
Automate repetitive tasks.
Document your code—and your reporting.
Embrace doing the crazy shit (sometimes).
How we've put these tips to work
The Evolution of Maps at Mother Jones
A few of our favorites
(See tipsheet for all of our favorites)