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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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What newsroom execs around the world think should be the next big areas of focus for their companies

What newsroom execs around the world think should be the next big areas of focus for their companies | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Worry is universal — but a quarter of publishers surveyed said their revenues are going up, not down.
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When Reporting in VR, Don't Forget the Story - MediaShift

When Reporting in VR, Don't Forget the Story - MediaShift | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The use of virtual reality in journalism is becoming more commonplace, and it isn’t hard to see why. As one of the most immersive possible experiences, VR places the audience inside a situation they would never be able to access in their day-to-day lives.
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The Washington Post's robot reporter has published 850 articles in the past year - Digiday

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The Schools of Journalism: Digital Optimists vs. Digital Pessimists - MediaShift

The Schools of Journalism: Digital Optimists vs. Digital Pessimists - MediaShift | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
This first-person post originally appeared on Extra News Feed and is re-published with permission. Two articles came across my feed the other day and gave me a rare delight. The first was from Cory Haik, who I’ve met on several occasions and greatly respect.
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Lost Context: How Did We End Up Here? – NewCo Shift

Lost Context: How Did We End Up Here? – NewCo Shift | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook and Google’s advertising infrastructure is one of humanity’s most marvelous creations. It’s also one of its most terrifying, because, in truth, pretty much no one really understands how it…
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Andy Bull's curator insight, September 17, 2:55 AM
From the post: "Big regulation is coming for big tech."
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LRB · John Lanchester · You Are the Product: It Zucks!

LRB · John Lanchester · You Are the Product: It Zucks! | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
At the end of June, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook had hit a new level: two billion monthly active users. That number, the company’s preferred ‘metric’ when measuring its own size, means two billion different people used Facebook in the preceding month. It is hard to grasp . . .
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BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership

BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Under the agreement between BBC and the News Media Association, 150 reporters will be hired to improve coverage of councils and other local institutions
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Newsrooms used Facebook groups to help cover Hurricane Irma

Newsrooms used Facebook groups to help cover Hurricane Irma | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We have a lot of new ways to stay in touch with our communities when big news hits, but during Hurricane Irma, some newsrooms turned to a tool that
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Turnaround at San Francisco Chronicle shows way for legacy newspapers

Turnaround at <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em> shows way for legacy newspapers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

The hiring freeze started right after Jill Tucker was hired by the San Francisco Chronicle in 2006. The paper was losing tens of millions of dollars a year and shedding staff through buyouts and attrition. Layoffs started a couple of years later. “I was the least senior reporter here for four or five years,” says […]


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Computational thinking and the next wave of data journalism

Computational thinking and the next wave of data journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In this second extract from a forthcoming book chapter I look at the role that computational thinking is likely to play in the next wave of data journalism — and the need to problematise that. You…
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Twitter built an in-app Tweetstorm feature

Twitter built an in-app Tweetstorm feature | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
It looks like users will be able to draft the entire Tweetstorm in the app before sending it out.
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An anatomy of murder – The Economist

An anatomy of murder – The Economist | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the “fake news” era, few things are more important to a 174-year-old newspaper than hard facts. At The Economist this is perhaps best demonstrated in the kind of painstaking work done by our data…
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How The Economist does data journalism
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I do run a newspaper – Marc Reeves – Medium

I do run a newspaper – Marc Reeves – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
How a regional newspaper in the UK is stepping up to Jeff Jarvis’s challenge to create the news business of the future
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Andy Bull's curator insight, September 9, 2:50 AM
The Birmingham Mail editor with an optimistic reading of the future for local print-and-online titles
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Database offers trove of criminal justice stories with rare, deep look into local data

Database offers trove of criminal justice stories with rare, deep look into local data | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Counties and agencies across the United States keep criminal justice data locked in silos, widely unavailable to analyze or to compare to data from other counties. Even when it is more accessible, a lack of standards and inconsistent reporting make it difficult for average journalists to do much with it. At least for the states it offers, Measures for Justice solves that.
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Dating app Tinder can be a tool for journalists

Dating app Tinder can be a tool for journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

A few weeks ago, I was curious about how the people of Guam were reacting to nuclear threats from North Korea. From a cafe in Washington, DC, I turned to Tinder. “Yes, a lot of people are flipping out. Even other islands, especially Saipan,” said Edward, a 22-year-old student at the University of Guam. Saipan, […]


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How the Birmingham Mail Separated Print from Digital to Save the Newspaper - MediaShift

How the Birmingham Mail Separated Print from Digital to Save the Newspaper - MediaShift | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared on Medium, written by Marc Reeves, the editor-in-chief of the Birmingham Mail in the U.K. I was struck by Jeff Jarvis’s recent polemic, ‘If I ran a newspaper…’ published on Medium. In it, he quoted an unnamed editor’s description of the predicament he — and many of us — find ourselves in: “We have two houses. One is on fire and the other isn’t built yet.
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Journalism needs the right levels of revenue to survive.

Journalism needs the right levels of revenue to survive. | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Oldham Evening Chronicle, published daily for over 160 years, ceased publication at the end of August after administrators were called in. If ever a press release had the ability to stop every…
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Why do we keep using Facebook? – Hacker Noon

Why do we keep using Facebook? – Hacker Noon | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
John Lanchester’s long essay about Facebook in the London Review of Books has been getting shared a lot in my circles; Wired editor in chief Nicholas Thompson called it “the most intense, critical…
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No, I’m not abandoning the term “storytelling”, Alberto — just the opposite (and here’s why)

No, I’m not abandoning the term “storytelling”, Alberto — just the opposite (and here’s why) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Alberto Cairo provoked quite a bit of reaction this week when he tweeted that data journalism and data visualisation ought to abandon the term “storytelling”… Given that in two weeks I’ll be doing…
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How Apple’s iPhone changed the world: 10 years in 10 charts

How Apple’s iPhone changed the world: 10 years in 10 charts | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Everything has changed, including journalism
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10 principles for data journalism in its second decade

10 principles for data journalism in its second decade | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In 2007 Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel published The Elements of Journalism. With the concept of ‘journalism’ increasingly challenged by the fact that anyone could now publish to mass audiences…
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Risto Degerman's curator insight, September 17, 1:58 PM
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A new silence at the grassroots as local news fades | Peter Preston

A new silence at the grassroots as local news fades | Peter Preston | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Local journalism as one prop of democracy grows weaker year by year and that matters to communities – and to journalists
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Could a revitalised Patch hold the answer?
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The next wave of data journalism? – Thoughts On Journalism – Medium

The next wave of data journalism? – Thoughts On Journalism – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the first of three expanded extracts from a forthcoming book chapter on ‘The next wave of data journalism’ I outline some of the ways that data journalism is reinventing itself, and adapting for a…
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Washington Post's aggressive video journalism is paying off in hurricane coverage

Washington Post's aggressive video journalism is paying off in hurricane coverage | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Video and radar ruled media coverage of Hurricane Irma on Sunday, with the Washington Post providing a tidy case study in how aggressive exp
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#Tipsheet: Excellence in Journalism 2017 — Mobile Reporting and Data Viz Tools

#Tipsheet: Excellence in Journalism 2017 — Mobile Reporting and Data Viz Tools | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
List of tools showcased by Mike Reilley and Victor Hernandez during #EIJ17 training workshop focusing on new and noteworthy digital storytelling applications: It’s TweetDeck, but with all the…
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