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IFTTT Gets An iPad App, Curated Recipe Collections And Native Notifications

IFTTT Gets An iPad App, Curated Recipe Collections And Native Notifications | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Today, the Internet glue service IFTTT gets an iPad app to complement its offerings on the iPhone and the web. You can also now use native push notifications in your recipes, and collections of recipes have gotten much more exposure.
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Multimedia Journalism
Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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The brand-new 2nd edition of Multimedia Journalism, now available

The brand-new 2nd edition of Multimedia Journalism, now available | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

EQUIPPING YOU FOR THE FOURTH REVOLUTION IN JOURNALISM Yet again, journalism is undergoing radical change. James Harding, the BBC's director of news and current affairs, speaks of a fourth revolution in journalism. First there was print, and then came the first three revolutions: • Radio • Television • Online Each caused radical upheaval in their turn. The fourth revolution, which is taking place right now, is being caused by mobile technology. The brand new 2nd edition of Multimedia Journalism is designed to help student journalists join that fourth revolution.

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Facebook’s interactive map is the best way to discover live videos streaming in real-time

Facebook’s interactive map is the best way to discover live videos streaming in real-time | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In February, Facebook began rolling out live video streaming capabilities to users worldwide – meaning that there’s bound to be someone streaming video of themselves somewhere on the planet at any given point in time. At its F8 developer conference, the company unveiled a number of new features for Facebook Live, including reactions, comment replay and filters. But the most useful of them all is this interactive map that shows you streams that you can tune into in real-time. It certainly beats waiting around for people to begin streaming stuff in your news feed, and gives you a chance to…
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Twitter is testing a Periscope live-streaming button inside its mobile apps

Twitter is testing a Periscope live-streaming button inside its mobile apps | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook is heaping focus on live video with an entirely dedicated tab for streams, which prioritizes in-the-moment broadcasts, so it's no surprise to see..
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theSkimm on how to rapidly grow an audience of engaged millennials

theSkimm on how to rapidly grow an audience of engaged millennials | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
theSkimm founders Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin came onstage at Disrupt NYC 2016 today to tell us how to capture one of the most coveted audiences in..
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theSkimm is a new kind of email newsletter changing the way young professionals read the news with a hint of irreverent wit.
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Zenly proves that location sharing isn’t dead

Zenly proves that location sharing isn’t dead | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Now that you are giving up on check-ins and sharing your location with your friends, a French startup is coming up with better technology and new use cases to..
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Snapchat for journalists: a great big guide

Snapchat for journalists: a great big guide | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago I started writing a post about Snapchat for journalists. It ended up so long that I decided to turn it into a small ebook. But I thought I'd split that original draft - just under half the length of the finished ebook - across a number of posts here on OJB.…
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Jon Stewart bashes ‘corrupt, blinded’ media and TV execs opting for conflict over clarity

Jon Stewart bashes ‘corrupt, blinded’ media and TV execs opting for conflict over clarity | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
TV news is corrupt and incentivized to accentuate conflict over clarity, with Washington’s media and politicians constituting “an incredibly corrupt and blinded, symbiotic terrarium,…
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Periscope is adding search and save features along with the ability to stream from a drone

Periscope is adding search and save features along with the ability to stream from a drone | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Periscope is officially launching its beta save function as a stable feature, introducing search functionality and rolling out a new feature that will let you trade off between your phone and a DJI Drone during a live-stream. In the Periscope app, you’ll soon see a new feature that lets you search for livestreams and saved broadcasts. You can type something like ‘TNW’ and find any broadcast with that term in the title or topic description. There will also be hash-tagged topics like #food, #travel and #music which will surface streams in those categories. Two new categories will help you welcome…
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2. Analysis suggests some readers’ willingness to dig into long-form news on cellphones

2. Analysis suggests some readers’ willingness to dig into long-form news on cellphones | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
RT @karenmcgrane: Stop saying people don't read on their phones. Stop saying content must be "snackable." https://t.co/Iuz6nIOdJ0 https://t…
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Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here's What Happened When It Hired Some.

Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here's What Happened When It Hired Some. | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast as everything else on Facebook, people will naturally read a lot more news,” he said in a Q&A last year, adding that he wants Facebook Instant Articles to be the “primary news experience people have.”
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A graphics journalism project from The New York Times is taking readers inside death row

A graphics journalism project from The New York Times is taking readers inside death row | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
It starts with Patrick Chappatte hunched over his phone at an event, talking with a death row inmate in Texas. “Inside Death Row,” a five-part graphics journalism series from The New Yo…
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Medium gives publishers new ways to make money; Instant Articles and AMP support are on the way

Medium gives publishers new ways to make money; Instant Articles and AMP support are on the way | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Medium announced a new set of tools for publishers on Tuesday. The features, which will roll out on Thursday, have attracted a number of mostly smaller existing publishers — including The Awl and The Hairpin, Pacific Standard, and Monday Note — who will migrate their content to the platform.

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From the post: "The offerings are a solution for publishers and bloggers who want their content to reach large audiences online but don’t want to deal with WordPress, custom content management systems, web hosting, and other hassles."
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What is Education Journalism's Role in Solving Equity Issues? From the Floor of 2016 EWA Conference (EdSurge News)

What is Education Journalism's Role in Solving Equity Issues? From the Floor of 2016 EWA Conference (EdSurge News) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
“Failure factory” schools in Pinellas County, Florida. Computer-based assessments highlighting nationwide WiFi inequities. Read news from the past few years, and you’ll find that public dialogue on education in the United States is riddled with issues of segregation and inequity. Who should chronicl
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Leaked Facebook manual shows editors have near-total control over trending topics

Leaked Facebook manual shows editors have near-total control over trending topics | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A leaked manual intended for Facebook employees working with its trending news module shows that while algorithms play a big part in the social network’s curation of events, it’s the human editors that have the final say. Published today by The Guardian, the document also says that human editors can inject topics into the trending bar manually to either replace another topic or to add a new one. The guidelines state that editors can only manually add topics that are already appearing in its ‘review’ and ‘demo’ tools, even if it’s deemed newsworthy. The surfacing of the document is sure to…
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24 Most Effective Free SEO Tools for Google, Bing & More | Buffer Blog

24 Most Effective Free SEO Tools for Google, Bing & More | Buffer Blog | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Check out our list of the best free SEO tools that can boost your organic rankings on Google & Bing and can lead to immediate gains in your marketing today:
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Twitter may soon exclude photos and links from 140-character cap

Twitter may soon exclude photos and links from 140-character cap | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A report by Bloomberg suggests Twitter may begin excluding links, photos and videos from the 140-character limit.
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Instagram’s analytics will offer audience demographics, post impressions, reach & more

Instagram’s analytics will offer audience demographics, post impressions, reach & more | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Instagram is preparing to launch a series of new tools for the businesses and brands using its platform, including business profiles with contact buttons and..
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How four publishers are using WhatsApp 

How four publishers are using WhatsApp  | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
“The Financial Times is on WhatsApp joining the BBC, The Guardian and Vogue, but the platform is in danger of becoming saturated.”
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More Mobile Users Getting News via Social Networks (Report)

More Mobile Users Getting News via Social Networks (Report) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Consumption of news via mobile devices continues to increase, but so does the percentage of that consumption occurring via social networks.
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From the post: "Social media users depend on friends, contacts and accounts they follow as trusted news sources, as Nielsen found that 71 percent of mobile Facebook users and 62 percent of mobile Twitter users receive news via friends and contacts, with those figures at 65 percent and 71 percent, respectively, for accounts they follow."
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11 Rules of Composition for Non-Designers

11 Rules of Composition for Non-Designers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A non-designer's guide to combining graphic elements in a way that ensures a cohesive, harmonious and aesthetically pleasing design.
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Periscope is beta testing new 'save' feature

Periscope is beta testing new 'save' feature | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Periscope is fantastic for live broadcasts, and a new beta feature could make it easier to save your streams indefinitely.
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A Non-Designer's Guide to Creating Engaging Images for Social Media

A Non-Designer's Guide to Creating Engaging Images for Social Media | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Learn how to create engaging images for all of your social media pages and profiles - no previous design skills necessary!
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How the Financial Times is getting more out of its newsroom experiments

How the Financial Times is getting more out of its newsroom experiments | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The way we report, present and distribute the news is changing rapidly, and running experiments is becoming more important for newsrooms trying to keep up with technological change. At the Financia…
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Facebook Live is swallowing the world (or, at least, users’ attention), this time with Facebook Live video

Facebook Live is swallowing the world (or, at least, users’ attention), this time with Facebook Live video | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
"Social media hasn't just swallowed journalism, it has swallowed everything," Emily Bell declared in a lecture at the University of Cambridge a few weeks ago. She was talking about giant platforms and in large part about Facebook, which has rolled out (and continues to roll out) features …
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98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A comprehensive list of tools used for traveling, living, and working from anywhere in the world.
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Includes many apps useful for doing multimedia journalism on the move
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Want to get a journalism job? Here are the skills you need, according to a new report

Want to get a journalism job? Here are the skills you need, according to a new report | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Many journalism job listings read as if they were meant for superhuman uber-reporters. What do employers want? Not much, just someone who can send tweets, post to Facebook, shoot video, code intera…
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