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This Week in Review: A red flag for media regulation, and are news paywalls inevitable?

This Week in Review: A red flag for media regulation, and are news paywalls inevitable? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A warning about press regulation’s downside: We’re now two weeks removed from Lord Justice Leveson issuing his report calling for a new regulatory body for the British press, and at this point, we’re waist-deep in the messy work of figuring out...
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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Journalism is a public service. Why don’t we fund it like one?

Journalism is a public service. Why don’t we fund it like one? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

LOCAL NEWS IS IN DIRE STRAITS. In a quest for profit, publishers have gutted newsrooms and hollowed out coverage of local communities. As the industry struggles to build the business model of the future, it’s missing an opportunity to embrace a funding mechanism that can enshrine journalism as a public service: the special service district. […]


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NBC News invents the script for a twice-daily Snapchat news show

NBC News invents the script for a twice-daily Snapchat news show | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
"We're certainly walking before we're running, but we're actually sort of jogging before we're running."
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Pushing messaging platforms beyond their boundaries

Pushing messaging platforms beyond their boundaries | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In 2003, Vin Crosbie wrote a Poynter column suggesting that news organizations “should get ready to use mobile telephone Short Messaging Service (SMS) for news delivery and as a micro-transactions …
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Why were Facebook, Google, and Amazon so quiet about net neutrality?

Why were Facebook, Google, and Amazon so quiet about net neutrality? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the weeks leading up to Wednesday’s day of protest over net neutrality in the U.S., big tech names signed on to join the fight to keep it. Among them were some of the biggest names on the internet…
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Newspapers’ Stand Against Facebook Is Hypocritical and Doomed—and Absolutely the Right Move

Newspapers’ Stand Against Facebook Is Hypocritical and Doomed—and Absolutely the Right Move | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Taking on Facebook also means reckoning with the contradiction newspapers haven’t had to resolve for a century.
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Collaboration across newsrooms can be a royal pain — but this tool wants to make it easier

Collaboration across newsrooms can be a royal pain — but this tool wants to make it easier | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
"Most places are using email, maybe there’s a calendar they share, they’re trying to make Trello boards, they’re trying to get everybody into Slack…the pain caused by tools is not insignificant."
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Local Focus promises data visualisation with just a few clicks | Data Driven Journalism

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Journalism 360 Challenge funds 11 projects that explore best practices for immersive storytelling in news

Journalism 360 Challenge funds 11 projects that explore best practices for immersive storytelling in news | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The projects have been awarded a total of $285,000 to expand on the narratives, ethics and production of virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video
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Save 8 Days a Year with These Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Managers

Save 8 Days a Year with These Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Managers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
I used to think the few seconds I save by using keyboard shortcuts are not useful. I mean, what can I do with those few seconds? A few seconds here and there can add up. And according to Brainscape…
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Press Association wins Google grant to run news service written by computers

Press Association wins Google grant to run news service written by computers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Press Association wins Google grant to use AI to create up to 30,000 local news stories a month in partnership with Urbs Media
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Apple News May Let Publishers Sell Ads Their Own Way

Apple News May Let Publishers Sell Ads Their Own Way | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Apple will let publishers use ad technology they already employ on their sites, like Google's DoubleClick for Publisher, to deliver ads into Apple News.

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(Some of) the thinking behind my new MA in Data Journalism

A few weeks ago I announced that I was launching a new MA in Data Journalism, and promised that I would write more about the thinking behind it. Here, then, are some of the key ideas underpinning the…
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News apps are making a comeback. More young Americans are paying for news. 2017 is weird.

News apps are making a comeback. More young Americans are paying for news. 2017 is weird. | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Reuters Institute's annual report on digital news contains some surprises.
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This new Facebook analytics tool lets publishers compare their mobile and Instant Articles traffic

This new Facebook analytics tool lets publishers compare their mobile and Instant Articles traffic | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook today released a new developer’s tool for publishers to see how their stories are doing on the social media platform. The analytics tool, which is located under the “Publishing…
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Facebook's Campbell Brown: we are launching a news subscription product

Facebook's Campbell Brown: we are launching a news subscription product | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The head of the company's news partnerships said Facebook has heard the cries of publishers....FB
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Mobile journalism helps reporters get closer to the story, new Reuters Institute research finds

Mobile journalism helps reporters get closer to the story, new Reuters Institute research finds | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The report found interviewees are more likely to talk to a journalist with mobile equipment than traditional-looking TV crews
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Why Alexa is a big deal? – Ravi Katragadda – Medium

Why Alexa is a big deal? – Ravi Katragadda – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The little Echo Dot sitting calmly next to my bed never ceases to surprise the futurist in me. I use it for mundane daily tasks like setting alarms and not so mundane tasks like ten minute…
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Reporting on terror without feeding it

Reporting on terror without feeding it | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalism has legitimate functions to fulfil, but needs to exercise careful judgment
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WordPress.com gives you more options to share your posts on social networks

WordPress.com gives you more options to share your posts on social networks | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
WordPress.com is slowly but surely replacing all those clunky social sharing plugins that you use. With today’s update, you can now schedule tweets,..
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Comment: Why The Independent is on shaky ground ethically and legally by lifting court story from Wales Online – Press Gazette

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information service which helps the UK journalism.
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TV Newsroom to Classroom: What One Prof Learned at His Summer Internship - MediaShift

TV Newsroom to Classroom: What One Prof Learned at His Summer Internship - MediaShift | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the eight years since I left working in journalism to teach journalism, new technologies, devices and audience habits have fueled a lot of change. This summer, I used a NATPE Faculty Development Grant to spend two weeks at a television news operation, my longest stint in a newsroom sinc
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Code and Journalism Today – Mindy McAdams – Medium

Code and Journalism Today – Mindy McAdams – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
When The Washington Post’s Ray Daly gave a talk about “JavaScript journalism” at JSConf back in May 2013, Snow Fall had appeared less than six months earlier. Daly showed dozens of examples in which…
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BBC prioritising live video in News app to take on Facebook and Youtube as it looks to win over younger audience

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information service which helps the UK journalism.

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The Listening Post Collective aims to help newsrooms have more meaningful conversations with their communities

The Listening Post Collective aims to help newsrooms have more meaningful conversations with their communities | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The community media initiative offers a collection of free tools and tipsheets designed to help journalists produce stories that reflect people's needs

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The evolution of The Economist’s social media team – Severe Contest – Medium

The evolution of The Economist’s social media team – Severe Contest – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Anyone who reads Severe Contest will notice that our social-media team has evolved over the past two years. Our overarching goal of increasing awareness and ultimately paid readership among globally…
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