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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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