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Page2RSS - Create an RSS feed for any web page

Page2RSS - Create an RSS feed for any web page | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
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This free tool will create an RSS feed for any page that does not have its own feed. It also allows you to post RSS updates directly to Twitter.

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Infographic: tips and advice for mobile journalism

Infographic: tips and advice for mobile journalism | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
Key tips and advice on mobile journalism compiled from our live Q&A featuring Glen Mulcahy, innovation lead at RTE, Robb Montgomery, professor of journalism at the International Academy of Journalism, and Nick Martin, correspondent, Sky News...
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Guide to Data Science Cheat Sheets

Here are some tools for learning the primary languages in data science- Python, R and SQL. A cheat sheet or reference card is a compilation of mostly used commands to help you learn that language’s syntax at a faster rate.


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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest – Social Media Image Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest – Social Media Image Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest – Social Media Image Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Updated dimensions for sharing images across all the main social networks.

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Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts

Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.

 

Useful. 8/10

 

Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ 

 

(Unearted by Andres Taborga)


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Mary A. Axford's curator insight, April 1, 5:27 AM

Nice collection of infographic tools from an expert in digital curation.

 

David Baker's curator insight, April 3, 8:47 AM

I am adding this to my seminar resources. Having another set of tools for my teachers to create their PIE Infographics is important.  Creating visual representations of learning is such a powerful learning for teachers and is a skill they can transfer to their classroom and for students to create in the classroom.

Trude Burnett's curator insight, May 9, 12:48 PM

Good tools to make Infographics

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Prevent Twitter from Converting @Mentions into Links

Prevent Twitter from Converting @Mentions into Links | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
If there are two words separated by a dot (or period), Twitter will auto-convert them into a clickable hyperlink. You can however prevent that.
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This also works for links.

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A scientific guide to writing great headlines on Twitter, Facebook and your Blog - - The Buffer Blog

A scientific guide to writing great headlines on Twitter, Facebook and your Blog - - The Buffer Blog | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
What does it take to write great headlines for your blog, Twitter, Facebook and more? We've dug into the science behind writing great headlines with today's
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Some good advice here on how to optimise Tweets and Facebook posts, as well as using social media to validate both headlines and ideas for blog posts. I particularly like the advice on A/B testing headlines on Twitter, I've seen this recommended before - I can't remember who, possibly by Dan Zarella - with the added suggestion that the headline that performs best on Twitter can be used as the headline for the blog post.

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Hshtags: A Social Media Search Engine Dedicated To Hashtags

Hshtags: A Social Media Search Engine Dedicated To Hashtags | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

Hshtags: a universal hashtag search client that pulls together all the content posted with a certain hashtag from six social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, Flickr and Tumblr.

 

Read More: http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/new-search-engine-like-google-social-web/


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Chris Bantock's curator insight, November 25, 2013 1:36 AM

It was only a matter of time ....

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Pinterest for News Is Here: It's Called NewsPeg

Pinterest for News Is Here: It's Called NewsPeg | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

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This could be very useful for curating news around topics you're covering.

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Paula King, Ph.D.'s curator insight, January 18, 7:12 AM

I am immediately drawn to this.  I am a news junkie and to see the headlines of many interesting topics from good sources makes me happy.  I'll try it.  

Daniel Pastor Peidro's curator insight, January 20, 12:02 AM

Se puede utilizar para crear un "periódico escolar".

Audrey Nay's curator insight, January 25, 12:51 PM

Curate the news! 

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10 key skills for digital journalists to hone in 2014

10 key skills for digital journalists to hone in 2014 | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

As we enter a new year we have crowdsourced a checklist of 10 vital skills for journalists to produce digital content in the most effective ways


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Social search engine Jelly uses your extended networks to answer your questions | Republic Interest

Social search engine Jelly uses your extended networks to answer your questions | Republic Interest | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
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Useful free tools for Twitter analytics

Useful free tools for Twitter analytics | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

Useful free tools for Twitter analytics http://t.co/vkdKk0JiZi #eventprofs #mpi #assnchat


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Tool for journalists: Tweet Binder for analysing tweets

Tool for journalists: Tweet Binder for analysing tweets | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
Tweet Binder is a handy research tool that allows you to sort and analyse tweets
    
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A useful tool for analysing topics on Twitter.

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Digital Digging: How To Use Twitter without the Clutter

Digital Digging: How To Use Twitter without the Clutter | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
GIJN is excited to introduce Digital Digging, a new feature by acclaimed Internet search expert Henk van Ess. In this inaugural story, Henk sets sail to a world without selfies or cat pictures, showing readers how to stay on top of Twitter by changing their workflow. Here’s part one of a series of three.
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Some really useful advice here on building Twitter lists and removing some of the general noise from your main feed. 

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Find Top Trending Content and Key Opinion Leaders In Any Niche with BuzzSumo

Find Top Trending Content and Key Opinion Leaders In Any Niche with BuzzSumo | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, June 24, 6:16 AM



BuzzSumo is a powerful web app which allows content curators to find trending top content highlighted by social media shares and key influencers on any subject you specify.


Content can be filtered by "type" (including articles, guest posts, infographics, videos and interviews) and by *time" with the ability to see just the last 24 hours, the past week, month or six months of data.


Influencers can be filtered by bloggers, journalists, influencers, companies and regular people. 


An excellent tool for curators to find valuable new content and key contacts, influencers or prospective customers on any subject.


Free to use and test even without signing up.

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Christopher Benitez's curator insight, June 25, 1:34 AM

I love BuzzSumo as a content curation tool. Everybody who wants to collect the best posts about their niche should try out this tool!

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Riffle: a Handy Chrome Extension for Seeing User Activity on Twitter

Riffle: a Handy Chrome Extension for Seeing User Activity on Twitter | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
If you're a social media fiend, or more specifically a Twitter-holic, CrowdRiff's Riffle Chrome extension could be just what you need for quick at-a-glance
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This extension offers a variety of metrics about Twitter users. It could be useful for assessing your own performance on Twitter, or for validating accounts that are tweeting information about a breaking story.

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How to Optimize Your URLs for Search [Quick Tip]

How to Optimize Your URLs for Search [Quick Tip] | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
Learn how to optimize your URLs for search engines in a quick tutorial.
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OK, this isn't a tool as such but it's worth knowing how to optimize your url before you publish a post. The main takaways are keep it short by removing unnecessary words, include relevant keywords, and make it as reader-friendly as possible - the url should give a good sense of what the article is about.

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Have you tried this tool to create RSS feeds for Twitter queries?

Have you tried this tool to create RSS feeds for Twitter queries? | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
If you follow this blog, you may remember my article on RSS 4 Twitter, a tool that helps you find the RSS feed for any active Twitter account. Well, since then, I came across another one that covers more ground.
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Queryfeed lets you create and follow an RSS feed for any phrase or hashtag on social media, a really useful tool for following a specific trend or subject.

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Collaborative fact checking platform FactCheckEU launches ahead of EU elections

Collaborative fact checking platform FactCheckEU launches ahead of EU elections | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
FactCheckEU, a new collaborative fact checking platform, will test the veracity of EU politicians' statements ahead of the European Parliament elections in May.
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This should be an interesting experiment in open journalism. The site encourages users to submit and fact check statements by MEPs, and works with users to verify or debunk those statements. It could also be a useful tool for anyone covering the European elections.

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Top 10 Tools For Managing Your Social Media Accounts - Search Engine Journal

Top 10 Tools For Managing Your Social Media Accounts - Search Engine Journal | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
Image Source: Jason A. Howie/Flickr Attempting to juggle each and every one of your social media accounts can be tricky, scary, and time-consuming. For exa
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Some useful tools for social media scheduling, monitoring and analytics.

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Verifying images: why seeing is not always believing

Verifying images: why seeing is not always believing | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
Storyful has built its reputation on finding and verifying user-generated content. Equally as important is calling foul on a hoax.
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This offers a good run-down on some of the tools available for image verification. 

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The Journalist's Learn To Code Resource Guide

The Journalist's Learn To Code Resource Guide | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
This is a list of resources you can use to begin to write your own programs, written with journalists in mind. I focus mostly on free resources that are available to anybody online, and resources...

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10 Twitter tips from @FT as it reaches 1m followers | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

10 Twitter tips from @FT as it reaches 1m followers | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

The Financial Times's communities editor, Sarah Laitner, shares her top ten tips for Twitter as @FT reaches 1m followers


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Blogging tools: 15 Tools for a more Productive and Effective Blogger

Blogging tools: 15 Tools for a more Productive and Effective Blogger | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it
If you are a blogger and want to save a lot of time and improve on productivity check out these 15 very useful blogging tools.
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You don't tip competitors on Twitter; you beat them

You don't tip competitors on Twitter; you beat them | Digital tools for journalists | Scoop.it

"If we had the story first, we had the scoop. And you have the story first if you have it on Twitter and/or on your website. I’m going to respond here both to the reporter’s questions and to editors who need to lead reporters like this to working and thinking Digital First. This will continue both my #twutorial and advice for editors series." 


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Mindy McAdams's curator insight, January 4, 9:00 AM

Steve Buttry explains a forward-thinking approach to using Twitter -- for reporters.