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Katie Salen, noted game designer and educator joins J+D Advisory Board

We are thrilled to welcome Katie Salen to the advisory board of Journalism + Design. Her experience and expertise will accelerate our progress in the development of great journalism in a complex digital environment. Salen has served as an advisor to J+D on the development of our open-source curriculum, and has been an inspiration for ++++++++>

Watch industry leaders from The Guardian, Buzzfeed and Vox Media discuss the future of news product design

Last Thursday, Journalism + Design and the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY hosted “The Hunt for News Products of the Future,” an evening of conversation Aron Pilhofer, Interim Chief Digital Officer at The Guardian, Stacy-Marie Ishmael, Managing Editor for Mobile News at Buzzfeed, and Trei Brundrett, Chief Product Officer for Vox Media.  The ++++++++>

This is why your news site takes so long to load

We were struck this week by The New York Times’ fascinating interactive chart, which ranks 50 top news websites based on their mobile load times for editorial and advertising. It was put together as a way to help us understand the recent uproar surrounding ad blockers. (Three cheers for The Guardian, which comes off looking like ++++++++>