Journalism Department wins grant to develop app to guide student reporters

April 7, 2014

THE ROOT -- “A dozen U.S. universities each won a $35,000 micro-grant to seed collaborative news experiments in living labs — their communities,” the Online News Association announced Friday. Among them: San Francisco State University: “Newspoints”: Can a mobile- and web-based organizing tool improve reporting and get student journalists into the field sooner? Partners: El Tecolote, Accion Latina, Stamen Design.