It may sound scary, but it’s not. It involves taking large sets of figures and creating visualisations out of them – visualisations can be maps, graphs or tables. These visualisations are to enable us to spot stories that were buried in the data.
Writing on the Storify blog, Staci Baird has compiled five rules for using the increasingly popular social media curation tool: 1. Don’t just drag, drop and dump! 2. Write transition sentences between the media.
A free conference on the role of journalism in politics will be held in London. More on political journalism here@ http://www.multimedia-journalism.co.uk/node/1692 The Value of Journalism Conference, sponsored by POLIS at the London School of Economics and Political Science, will bring together top journalists from ...
Following on from yesterday's story about the Australian journalist that was arrested after he wrote a report on a Facebook-hacking stunt at a security conference in Queensland, more details about the case have now emerged.
The Point to Point blog has an excellent article about how witty headlines and SEO can go hand-in-hand. Dominic Litten explains how many news sites have the ability to put the SEO-friendly headline in a separate field to the witty headline.
In celebration of the kick off of the NPPA Multimedia Immersion workshop in Syracuse, N.Y., Evan Vucci and Matt Ford produced this silly music video about being multimedia journalists. The video is a parody of Jay-Z’s On To The Next One.
Assange has made much of the quaint notion of 'scientific journalism', which gives readers access to the source material on which the story is based. This is hardly revolutionary. Many news sites provide scans of key documents, ...
From Routledge’s journalism courses page: advice on finding, developing, and telling political stories. To investigate and gather a story fast you need to know who has the information you need, and who can speak to you.
BBC College of Journalism Blog - #bbcsms: BBC processes for verifying social media content (Top story: BBC | BBC College of Journalism Blog - #bbcsms: BBC processes for verifying … http://goo.gl/3u4Ro, see more http://goo.gl/in1sw...)...
Are you a footballer thinking of going on Twitter Or a supporter about to sign up to the social network site Here's our guide to the etiquette you'll need to observe (in characters of less, naturally).