Interactives can easily take time, resources and skill-sets that not every newsroom (or individual journalist) has. For those situations, ThingLink is simple tool that anyone can pick up and use today (or, really, right now) and create an engaging experience that helps tell a story.
How three long-form online journalism projects are questioning the conventions of digital journalism as they develop the discipline of publishing articles of several thousand words in length (Pioneers of long-form digital journalism on 'rewriting ...
David Aaronovitch in The Times: "Lastly, the golden rule, the rule of rules. Never, ever tweet anything about anybody that you wouldn’t say to their face. There’s a REASON why you wouldn’t say it to their face.
For many of us working in the content industries, the last few years have been challenging, with layoffs in old companies, shrinking online ad rates in the new and tech investors who would rather back “platforms” than “media”.
TIMEWhen Colleges Woo Students Through Social Media: Less Viewbooks, More ...TIME“What we're trying to do with social media is be relatable and relevant,” says Perry Hewitt, Harvard University's chief digital officer.
ABC News (blog)Twitter adds e-mail sharingWashington Post“Of course, you can retweet any of these to your Twitter followers, but sometimes you want to share with another group, like your college roommates or your parents or a friend who isn't yet ...
CIO (blog)Israel, Twitter, and the Line Between Free Speech and ViolenceBusinessweekIf you've been following the social-media campaign recently unleashed by the Israeli army on a multitude of platforms—from Twitter and Facebook (FB) to Instagram...
We’ve given ThingLink a lot of love here at 10,000 Words, but the easy-to-use interactive image-maker merits another post because of its new functionality: working on the Twitters.
Users can now share an image on Twitter complete with any created ThingLink meta-data, and it’s all accessible in the tweet itself. That means that, for better or worse, a new level of engagement and storytelling is possible right in the platform of Twitter. A user doesn’t have click to a new page to see a ThingLink’d image. And a tweet can now contain a short bit of text, an image and several, several links.
Pocket-lint.comUpgrade the Call Quality On Your iPhone with Libon AppComplex.com (blog)Mobile carriers currently do not offer HD audio quality for calls but the Libon app for iOS upgrades the audio quality on your iPhone over a 3G or Wi-fi...
Today is the Day of Impunity. It highlights the disturbing fact that too many crimes - far too many - against journalists, bloggers, authors and artists go unpunished. Many are never even investigated.
Survey shows that working professionals have strong demand for digital journalism training and increasingly turn to training organizations for help. Journalism schools, on the other hand, face obstacles to offer similar trainings to better prepare their students for a digital career.
When Journalists Start Pursuing, Ethics Too Often Get Left BehindHuffington PostTwo decades ago, when I worked at the San Jose Mercury News in California, then-editor Jerry Ceppos sent a memo cautioning staff to limit its use of anonymous sources.
TechCrunchTechCrunch Finally Has An iPhone App, And It Lets You Easily Share News And ...TechCrunchWhen I first started at TechCrunch oh so many months ago, I asked the team “Why don't we have an iPhone app?
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