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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Piers Morgan, the ex-editor who once enjoyed talking about hacking

Piers Morgan, the ex-editor who once enjoyed talking about hacking | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the light of the civil claims against Trinity Mirror over alleged phone hacking, it is pertinent to revisit the various boasts made by the former Daily Mirror editor, Piers Morgan, about his knowledge of voicemail interceptions.What follows...
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The newsonomics of Rupert Murdoch, American publisher

The newsonomics of Rupert Murdoch, American publisher | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
State governments finally cracked down on Amazon’s sales tax exemption, and Jeff Bezos found a workaround: same-day-delivery of retail (“The newsonomics of Amazon vs. Main Street”).
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10 Web Design Tools For Journalists: CSS3, Responsive Design And Rapid Prototyping

10 Web Design Tools For Journalists: CSS3, Responsive Design And Rapid Prototyping | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalists should go to more conferences that aren’t tailored to journalists.
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Twitter tales: Micro blogging service to host first online storytelling ...

Twitter tales: Micro blogging service to host first online storytelling ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
If super-long novels like Tolstoy's “War and Peace” are just too much to chew, the micro-blog Twitter, with its 140 character limit, has come up with an alternate in the first online storytelling festival.
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Facebook exec quits to lead UK's Tech City - CNN

Facebook exec quits to lead UK's Tech City - CNN | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Statesman SentinelFacebook exec quits to lead UK's Tech CityCNNLONDON (CNNMoney) -- Facebook's European chief is quitting the social media giant to spearhead London's efforts to compete as a world leader in technology start-ups.
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Ivory tower dispatch: Free online video editing

This week, amongst other things, I’m pondering video. I tried to write about some of the more contextual thinking around video in a earlier post, but it’s the practical side that’s been upfront for the last week.
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Clay Christensen, newspapers and the cliff of despair

Clay Christensen, newspapers and the cliff of despair | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
When it comes to digital disruption of traditional industries, Clay Christensen is a bit like the Oracle at Delphi, in the sense that the Harvard business professor and author predicted much of what we are seeing now in the media business and in...
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Tool of the week for journalists: Taggstar, for adding links to your pictures

Tool of the week for journalists: Taggstar, for adding links to your pictures | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tool of the week: Taggstar What is it? A tool to add links so when readers hover over a photo they see links to video, audio, text, maps, retailers and more. How is it of use to journalists?
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Guardian unveils 'work-in-progress' responsive beta site

Guardian unveils 'work-in-progress' responsive beta site | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Guardian has unveiled a beta version of its responsive site project, but emphasised it is a 'work-in-progress'...
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How to make your journalism project succeed on Kickstarter

How to make your journalism project succeed on Kickstarter | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
There were lots of little cupcakes and big hugs in the wake of Kickstarter success for Laura and Chris Amico, who last month surpassed their $40,000 fundraising goal to keep Homicide Watch D.C. running.
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21 Inspiring iPhone App Websites | Inspiration

21 Inspiring iPhone App Websites | Inspiration | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
iPhone App websites are always a good source of inspiration. They are, most of the time, beautifully designed and showcase some really interesting apps. It's.
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Detailed Schedule Takes Shape for Poynter Journalism Ethics Forum - Sacramento Bee

Detailed Schedule Takes Shape for Poynter Journalism Ethics Forum - Sacramento Bee | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Detailed Schedule Takes Shape for Poynter Journalism Ethics ForumSacramento BeeST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct.
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TubeChop for Journalism: How a YouTube Clip-Selector Can Help You (and Your Readers)

TubeChop for Journalism: How a YouTube Clip-Selector Can Help You (and Your Readers) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
One of my favorite parts of the comment section of YouTube is the ability to link a timestamp (say “0:31″) to a particular point in a video, letting someone just click on the “0:31″ in blue and see, in full, the point you’re referencing.
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#Tip of the day for journalists – multimedia reporting pointers

#Tip of the day for journalists – multimedia reporting pointers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Poynter has a “career chat” with Ball State University professor of multimedia journalism Jennifer George-Palilonis, in which she outlines ‘tips on what tools you should learn and the skills you should acquire’ for multimedia reporting, as well as...
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Journalism and the truth: More complicated than it has ever been

Journalism and the truth: More complicated than it has ever been | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
When former New York Times public editor Arthur Brisbane asked earlier this year whether reporters for the paper should be “truth vigilantes,” the response was immediate and decisive: of course they should, readers said — after all, wasn’t that...
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5 Stats to Note From Poynter’s iPad Eye-Tracking Study

5 Stats to Note From Poynter’s iPad Eye-Tracking Study | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Last week, Poynter shared findings from its recent eye-tracking study. Using “eyetracking gear, observation and exit interviews,” Poynter tracked 36 people as they engaged with news stories on an iPad, an article for the study noted.
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Brazilian papers abandon Google News

Brazilian papers abandon Google News | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Newspapers accounting for 90% of Brazil's circulation have abandoned Google News.
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Have an idea to help improve journalism? Apply for a new Nieman visiting fellowship

Have an idea to help improve journalism? Apply for a new Nieman visiting fellowship | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
For decades, journalists have been coming to Harvard for a year of study and research. The latest bunch make up the 75th class of Nieman Fellows, who arrived in late August and will be here through May.
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#Tip of the day for journalists: Editing video using YouTube

#Tip of the day for journalists: Editing video using YouTube | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Mashable  has a guide on using YouTube’s video editor. It has advice on trimming your clips, stabilisation and transitions.
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Why Journalists Should Pay Attention to Knight-Mozilla OpenNews’ Source

Why Journalists Should Pay Attention to Knight-Mozilla OpenNews’ Source | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Here at 10,000 Words, we’ve written about why developers should work in the newsroom, we’ve told you why journalists should learn to code, and we’ve also shared tools journalists can access to start coding.
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The newsonomics of The New York Times’ expanding global strategy

The newsonomics of The New York Times’ expanding global strategy | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
SAO PAULO — Arthur Sulzberger, the Times publisher, made his first trip to Brazil this week.
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New website Source launches as space for journalism code sharing

New website Source launches as space for journalism code sharing | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project launched Source this week, which will offer journalism coding features as well as a database of code and the community around it...
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Masterclass 51: Analytics for journalists | Multimedia Journalism

Masterclass 51: Analytics for journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

This Masterclass is about analytics, or the analysis of web traffic

We'll look at how to use analytics tools to chart the effectiveness of your journalism
Analytics show you not only how you have done, but can help you improve what you produce in the future.

If you work for a publisher or broadcaster, analytics tools will be built into the content management system you use. As a journalist, you may or may not have access to those analytics.

Here we'll concentrate on how you can install your own analytics tool on your websites, blogs and apps, and how to use the analytics tools built in to social media networks.

Google Analytics is a powerful free tool, and we'll look here at:

How to install Google Analytics

How to understand the analytics that Google gives you

We'll also look at analytics tools for:

Twitter

Facebook

YouTube

Instagram

Next: How to install Google Analytics

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10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and Old - TIME

10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and Old - TIME | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
TIME10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and OldTIMEThe iPhone is known for its simplicity, but not everything about it is obvious. Beyond its straightforward grid of apps lies plenty of tricks that make Apple's phone easier to use.
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Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage ...

Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We say it a lot whenever we're talking about Foursquare – but the company that started as a simple gamified check-in app has been consistently “moving beyond the check-in” as of late. They recently launched a massive ...
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