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It’s easy to say that you’re all for peace journalism—not inflaming or exacerbating conflicts while nurturing an atmosphere of peace and reconciliation—when al… (Peace Journalism to be put to the test in Norway http://j.mp/o7aY9y...)...
Hitpost’s new app allows you to become a sports reporter for your favorite team. Instead of uploading your own photos, you can file instant sports reports using Hitpost photos and scores right off the sidelines. You can add your own commentary, geo-tagged your post, and share your reports via Hitpost feeds, Facebook, Twitter, SMS and email.
If you want to add political context to a spreadsheet – say you need to know what political parties a list of constituencies voted for, or the MPs for those constituencies – the They Work For You API can save you hours of fiddling – if you know how to use it.
Design changes introduced last week to Google News make it easier to filter information quickly, most immediately about the Norway shooting that has left at least 90 dead. The changes that were made live Thursday decluttered Google’s top story display and highlighted new labeling introduced in May.
From Tunisia, via Egypt, to Libya and Syria, verifying and acquiring eyewitness/citizen journalist/user-generated content has become increasingly complicated as the material has become more sophisticated.
Like many other industries before it, the news industry is being disrupted by the internet. Among other things, technology is undermining the business models of newspapers: the news organisations that employ the most journalists and do the most in-depth reporting. At the same time, the internet enables new models of journalism...
Pew's Project for Excellence in Journalism is out with a new study this morning that looks at the new universe of nonprofit journalism — and tries to get beyond the ProPublicas of the world to see who else is producing journalism under the legal...
A friend’s status update on Facebook alerted me that something horrible had happened in Oslo. Horrible things tend not to happen in Oslo, so I immediately turned to the news to learn what was going on.
In digital age, it seems like everyone seems interested in hearing only the kind of news they want. Conservatives have their source for news, liberals have theirs, and everybody has their own set of blogs and newspapers that they read. But the rise of the iPad may be altering that dynamic—just a little—with the proliferation of a set of news discovery apps that target your interests while exposing you to a variety of voices and sources.
Both the glory and downfall of Flud is its billing as a “personalized news ecosystem.” You’re invited to build an iPad newspaper of sorts that incorporates the exact sources you want to use, adding and subtracting whatever RSS feeds happen to match your interests. To its credit, adding, subtracting, and ordering those feeds within a category is incredibly easy. And if the resulting grid-like display of headlines is too reminiscent of other readers, Flud at least incorporates enough visual elements—pictures, logos, and more—to keep the eye from getting lost.
It’s happened to every reporter — you attempt to play back a recorded interview, and have the horrible realization you failed to capture the audio. Here’s how to avoid that moment of anger, frustration, and shame if you’re reporting on your iPhone.