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The story as gateway to knowledge (and revenue)

The story as gateway to knowledge (and revenue) | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
TweetBe Sociable, Share! Tweet Related columns: The success story of a technology-enhanced media brand Tweet‘A fan of ours wrote an iPhone application, just for the sake of it.’ How many media companies can make such a bragging statement?
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[What is an article in digital journalism?]

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Vendata platform combats misinformation in Venezuela through open data

Vendata platform combats misinformation in Venezuela through open data | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
By making official data and information more readily available to journalists, Vendata hopes to help Venezuelan citizens become more informed about their government.
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Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News

Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative topics from appearing in the highly-influential section, even though they were organically trending among the site’s users.
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It is not really the algorithm who decides...

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Google’s New YouTube Analysis App Crowdsources War Reporting

Google’s New YouTube Analysis App Crowdsources War Reporting | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it

Montage, a new tool from Google's Jigsaw tech incubator, is designed to help excavate, map, tag and sort YouTube evidence from conflict zones and protests.

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This is what it’s like to launch a journalism school from scratch

This is what it’s like to launch a journalism school from scratch | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
At Morgan State, one of the few historically black colleges and universities with a journalism school, "we not only have to provide our students the knowledge in the classroom that they need to compete, but we also have to be a provider of the practical experiences that they need."
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Data journalism is journalism and vice versa

Data journalism is journalism and vice versa | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
In just a few years’ time, it will be tricky to distinguish a data journalist from a more traditional one, predicts John Burn-Murdoch, and it’s an evolution he’s witnessing from the inside. A data journalist with the Financial Times in London and a lecturer in City University there, Burn-Murdoch got his start in journalism in...
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Why Mobile Data Visualization Shouldn’t Hurt - Source: An OpenNews project

Why Mobile Data Visualization Shouldn’t Hurt - Source: An OpenNews project | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Source - Journalism Code, Context & Community
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Collaboration and coding: A book looks at data journalism » Nieman Journalism Lab

Collaboration and coding: A book looks at data journalism » Nieman Journalism Lab | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
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Ad Blockers Will Change How Ads Are Sold

Ad Blockers Will Change How Ads Are Sold | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Thomas Schreiber at DNI's conference  Ad blocking keeps growing and widening the chasm between publishers and advertisers. Media executives no longer hold back, they now openly blame the advertising community  for being too slow to grasp the full extent of the digital advertising problem, they claim the ad industry badly needs a deep overhaul. Last week, I was in Berlin for a presentation of the Digital News Initiative created by Google and a group of publishers (see a previous story on the Acce
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"The Future of News Is Not An Article" from The New York Times Lab

"The Future of News Is Not An Article" from The New York Times Lab | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
In May of this year, Facebook announced Facebook Instant Articles, its foray into innovating the Facebook user experience around news reading. A month later,...
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Introducing Accelerated Mobile Pages | Twitter Blogs

Introducing Accelerated Mobile Pages | Twitter Blogs | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Tweets are an essential part of storytelling for publishers and technology companies around the world. When news breaks, people go to Twitter to share the story, and their Tweets become a critical ...
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To a faster - and distributed - web (AMP HTML)

To a faster - and distributed - web (AMP HTML) | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Last May, shortly after Facebook announced its Instant Articles, Google held its first Newsgeist Europe and I walked in, saying obnoxiously (it's what I do...
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Assessing Social Media's Growing Clout In The News Landscape

Assessing Social Media's Growing Clout In The News Landscape | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik, Wired's Issie Lapowsky and Ethan Zuckerman of MIT discuss allegations of bias against Facebook and social media's role in the news business.
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Assessing Social Media's #curation of News [excellent conversation]

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Fossilized culture, not lack of funding, put news media on deathwatch — Monday Note

Fossilized culture, not lack of funding, put news media on deathwatch — Monday Note | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Legacy media mismanaged change and missed most of the critical trains of the digital revolution as a result.
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A Data Journalism Expert’s Personal Toolkit

A Data Journalism Expert’s Personal Toolkit | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
People regularly ask what tools to use or what programming language to learn for data-driven journalism (ddj). There is no right answer for it, especially considering that technology and tools available are evolving quickly in the field.
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Knight News Challenge winners focus on data and transparency

Knight News Challenge winners focus on data and transparency | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
17 projects will receive a total of $3.2 million to track police misconduct, improve the FOIA process, and more.
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Inside La Presse+ Decisive and Final Move to Digital | Monday Note

Inside La Presse+ Decisive and Final Move to Digital | Monday Note | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
  The 132-year-old Canadian newspaper has dumped its weekday paper. From now on, its only vectors will be its iPad app and the Saturday paper. This move
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Legacy media become ad agencies | Monday Note

Legacy media become ad agencies | Monday Note | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Medias invest heavily in branded content production. Leveraging their notoriety and brand power, the largest ones have set up full-fledged production studios
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media

The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
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Google lance son fonds de 150 millions d'euros d'aide à la presse européenne

Google lance son fonds de 150 millions d'euros d'aide à la presse européenne | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Google fait ce qu'il faut pour se mettre la presse européenne dans la poche. Son fonds d'aide pour le développement numérique de la presse européenne voit concrètement le jour.
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Defining and Teaching News Literacy

Defining and Teaching News Literacy | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it

The Youth and Media Lab at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society releases a series of four reports about the future of News Literacy.


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Moments, the best of Twitter in an instant | Twitter Blogs

Moments, the best of Twitter in an instant | Twitter Blogs | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
A new way to find and enjoy the best stories on Twitter.
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