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Mobile journalism on the rise & educators/students should take note

Mobile journalism on the rise & educators/students should take note | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Mobile news consumption has been growing by leaps and bounds and journalism education should incorporate mobile news gathering and production.
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Multimedia Journalism
Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s

Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Apple has often been accused of acting like it invented things that others have been doing for years. That complaint is not without merit, however Apple can lay claim to transformin
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GEN studies the “Augmented” Newsroom – Global Editors Network – Medium

GEN studies the “Augmented” Newsroom – Global Editors Network – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In today’s changing newsroom you’ll find the “traditional” group of journalist producing one type of content for one type of outlet at one end and at the other end the “augmented” newsroom that uses…
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Advice for young journalists from Martin Baron, executive editor, The Washington Post

Advice for young journalists from Martin Baron, executive editor, The Washington Post | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
'They need to educate themselves in all of the tools that we now have available to us, and at the same time they also need to be entrepreneurial'
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A day in the life of a journalist in 2027: Reporting meets AI

A day in the life of a journalist in 2027: Reporting meets AI | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

What might a day in the life of a journalist look like 10 years from now? What would have taken weeks or months of reporting by an investigative team today could take a lone journalist aided by artificial intelligence only one day. It’s not science fiction. The fictional scenario below was inspired by the very […]


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Journalism needs to change in the wake of the UK election — but how?

Journalism needs to change in the wake of the UK election — but how? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the wake of this shock result should journalists now abandon their previously-held beliefs about covering elections? Or is there a danger that we’re replacing one set of shibboleths with fresh…
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Andy Bull's curator insight, June 11, 3:37 AM
It's not the job of journalists to predict the election result, rather to report on the campaign. And YouGov did predict the result accurately, using data analysis of electorates rather than polling. Which suggests it's polling that needs to change.
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Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic]

Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic] | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A visual, easy-to-understand explanation of public domain, including a flow chart to help you decide whether you can legally use an online image or not.

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YEC Geo's curator insight, June 13, 8:46 AM
Off-topic, but important to any content creator on Scoop.it, or the web in general.
Martin Debattista's curator insight, June 19, 2:42 AM
Creative Commons remains the best licensing system that promotes creative work and its appreciated.
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 22, 9:43 AM
Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic]
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How Trinity Mirror’s Data Unit created the 2015 election interactive ‘Find My Seat’

How Trinity Mirror’s Data Unit created the 2015 election interactive ‘Find My Seat’ | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
During the 2015 UK general election the Trinity Mirror Data Unit created a special interactive tool which allowed readers to find out more about their own constituency. The Find My Seat tool was used…
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How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide

How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Michelle Nijhuis reports on a course at the University of Washington, in Seattle, that teaches students to approach data-backed claims with skepticism.
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How to use Instagram to cover an election – Thoughts On Journalism – Medium

How to use Instagram to cover an election – Thoughts On Journalism – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
During this year’s mayoral elections one of my MA Online Journalism students, Sam Gould, adopted an Instagram-first publishing strategy during the lead up to the vote, and on the day of the count…
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10 tools to tackle common problems journalists face

10 tools to tackle common problems journalists face | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Few industries have been as affected by technology as much as journalism. More than just a seismic shift from print to web to mobile devices, news now is gathered with the help of all types of tools, and smart newsrooms are making sure there’s as much room for social teams or podcast studios as for […]


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Facebook will let publishers convert Instant Articles to Google AMP and Apple News formats

Facebook will let publishers convert Instant Articles to Google AMP and Apple News formats | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The move comes after a number of high-profile publishers have stepped back from Facebook's distributed-content offering, preferring to direct Facebook mobile users to their websites.
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Netflix for news? Now at 500,000 subscribers, Scribd is training its sights on journalism

Netflix for news? Now at 500,000 subscribers, Scribd is training its sights on journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
By now, the game plan is all-too familiar: Build an enormous library of content, then charge people a small monthly fee for access to it. Spotify did it with music. Netflix did it with video. Now S…
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Google Lens will let smartphone cameras understand what they see and take action

Google Lens will let smartphone cameras understand what they see and take action | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
At Google's I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new technology called Google Lens. The idea with the product is to leverage Google's..
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Trying to write a killer headline for social? Here are some of the most (and least) effective phrases

Jostling for readers for your listicle on Facebook? Aim for the number "10" in your headline.

Trying to promote a story on Twitter? Emotion-based appeals popular on Facebook don't translate to Twitter.

Findings from a BuzzSumo trigram analysis of 100 million headlines published bet…
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Instagram Stories is still growing quickly and now has 250 million users

Instagram Stories is still growing quickly and now has 250 million users | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
That’s 50 million new users in just two months.
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The Economist is using Medium to give readers an inside look at its reporting and production

The Economist is using Medium to give readers an inside look at its reporting and production | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
"We're always asking: How do I know that I'm not wasting my time on a platform by chasing vanity metrics? If we focus on traffic, we miss quality."
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A new Twitter test puts a bunch of current events across the top of user timelines

A new Twitter test puts a bunch of current events across the top of user timelines | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Twitter is trying help people find popular events.
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Journalists, Let's Create Stories for Alexa - MediaShift

Journalists, Let's Create Stories for Alexa - MediaShift | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
“Alexa, tell me how to make chilaquiles.” This was one of the conversational commands University of Southern California journalism students programmed when creating a new skill for the Amazon Echo device that uses Alexa voice-powered technology.
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9 tips for writing stronger headlines

9 tips for writing stronger headlines | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Headlines are lifelines to our readers. They grab attention, build trust and help time-pressed consumers focus on the stories they care most about. Here are nine ways to write engaging, accurate he…
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The 8 startups that will upgrade your newsroom – Startups for News – Medium

The 8 startups that will upgrade your newsroom – Startups for News – Medium | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Helps online publishers recover the revenue they are losing to adblockers. Blockthroug uses its patent-pending Accelerated Ad Reinsertion™ (AAR), that identifies adblock users in real time, enabling…
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Why newsrooms should be thinking differently about social data

Why newsrooms should be thinking differently about social data | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In other words, social data shouldn’t just be about measuring content distribution – it can also be used in the editorial process itself, right at the ideation stage.Many newsrooms already have particular ways of integrating social analytics and metrics into their workflows. Morning editors will keep a close eye on the stories that saw heavy engagement overnight as a means of informing their coverage in the early part of the day.But in a digital publishing space that is more competitive, where publishers have to fight hard to gain attention in news feeds, there’s room for much more creativity and with the data. We look at three ways that newsrooms can look at harnessing social data to improve their content and storytelling....
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, June 3, 11:04 AM

Three ways that publishers should be rethinking how they use social metrics in their workflows.

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The Times (of London) is expanding from digital to print (in Ireland)

The Times of London is expanding its Irish edition from digital into print, a move that bucks against a continued trend of declining daily print sales in the country and elsewhere.

The Times launched its digital-only Ireland edition in September 2015 (after a failed legal challenge from the Iri…
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Who’s really driving traffic to articles? Depends on the subject: Facebook (lifestyle, entertainment) or Google (tech, business, sports)

When you're publishing to Facebook, or tweaking a headline to align with some carefully honed SEO strategy, how closely do you take note of story topic?

New research from Parse.ly suggests that news organizations trying to make the most of Facebook referrals and Google search traffic need to be …
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Twitter as a data source: An overview of tools for journalists | News & Analysis | Data Driven Journalism

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