It's almost a year since Bangladesh's Rana Plaza clothing factory collapsed, killing more than 1,000 people. To mark the event, the Guardian has released a powerful interactive exploring life in Dhaka's factories and the journeys our clothes make from factories to shop floors.
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"Federico Guerrini, an Italian freelance journalist is the author of a new research study done for the University of Oxford and sponsored by Thomson Reuters which analyzes the emergent use of content curation practices for journalistic use.
The research provides a good introduction to content curation, and a few excellent examples of how it has been used effectively for journalistic purposes..."
My research paper for Reuters is finally out. In it, I analyses the use of storytelling platforms for journalistic's purposes, both from the newsroom's perspective and from the one of "independent storytellers". Have a nice read, Federico
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Federico Guerrini's insight:
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