Monday, January 23, 2017

Keeping tabs on Trump

Preparing to teach Entrepreneurial Journalism this semester, I was looking around for examples of media organizations developing new products to address an informational need. And here's a big one: covering President Donald J.  Trump--his words, his actions, his impact. There's almost too much to keep up with, but there's so much at stake.

Here are some ways media entrepreneurs and traditional media outlets are approaching the task. If you have an addition, send it along!



The Trump Tracker, by The Boston Globe.

Can He Do That?, a podcast produced by The Washington Post.

The Trump Twitter Archive. Searchable by topics and words!


The TrumpCast, by Slate. Podcast about the president.



Track Trump was developed by some tech folks and academics, including Sam Altman, the president of Y Combinator, which funds tech startups.

The Trump-O-Meter is an outgrowth of Politifact's Truth-O-Meter.

TrumpTracker at Github measures promises and progress.

Politico's 45 blog offers a daily roundup.

The Trump Promise Tracker by ABC News, keeps tabs on campaign promises.

The Trump Archive has video clips of television shows, rallies and other material.

Snopes debunks a lot of topics, but is also in the game when it comes to covering Trump.

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