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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Why All Reporters (Not Just J-School Students) Should Learn to Fly Drones - Businessweek

Why All Reporters (Not Just J-School Students) Should Learn to Fly Drones - Businessweek | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Economic Times Why All Reporters (Not Just J-School Students) Should Learn to Fly Drones Businessweek In fact, the emergence of drone journalism is expected to become such a mainstay of the media industry in the next few years that “undergraduate...
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This may be a joke. Sorry, I have a really poor sense of humour. Either way, the subject of drones as news-gathering devices is worth considering

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Trinity Mirror to set up data-driven 'digital journalism unit' | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Trinity Mirror to set up data-driven 'digital journalism unit' | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The new unit will support regional titles with 'compelling content' from data, as well as produce its own data stories outside the 'regular news agenda'
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Multimedia Journalist Video Exercise | Elise Widerlite

Multimedia Journalist Video Exercise | Elise Widerlite | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Leave a comment · By ewiderlite Uncategorized. Multimedia Journalist Video Exercise. Extreme Wide Shot. Very Wide Shot. Wide Shot. Mid Shot. Medium Close Up Shot. Close Up Shot. Extreme Close Up Shot.
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ITV News and a year of 'stream' storytelling online

ITV News and a year of 'stream' storytelling online | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Traffic results reported for the site in January show an annual increase in unique browsers of 518 per cent
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How The Scoop Wars Are Ruining Sports Journalism | Fanatico ...

How The Scoop Wars Are Ruining Sports Journalism | Fanatico ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
This was the view from several established UK journalists in light of revelations that the Times had retracted a story on the utterly non-existent Dream Football League in Qatar. Here's a perhaps non-representative class of ...
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#Tip: Add the ‘send to Kindle’ button to your site or blog

#Tip: Add the ‘send to Kindle’ button to your site or blog | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Image by kodomut on Flickr. Some rights reserved Yesterday we reported that Amazon has created a ‘send to Kindle’ button that news sites and bloggers can add to their sites to allow readers to save the article for reading later.
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Verification: You can't just trust “trusted” journalism brands ...

Verification: You can't just trust “trusted” journalism brands ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Two stories in recent weeks highlighted a big problem with relying on established journalism brands to verify facts in news stories: Established journalism brands are not always as trustworthy as we'd like to think they are.
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How to use content strategy for better journalism, not just publishing

How to use content strategy for better journalism, not just publishing | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweetimage by ChessNetwork Content strategy is often talked about in terms of increasing a site’s metrics: the amount of traffic it gets, or time spent by users, or engagement (here’s a previous post about it).
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The FT has “crossed over” to become a digital business — but can anyone else replicate that feat?

The FT has “crossed over” to become a digital business — but can anyone else replicate that feat? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A new profile of the Financial Times is the latest piece to hold up the company as a model for traditional publishers that want to create a digital-era business. It sounds great, but it’s not very realistic.
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The FT's found its answer to the question of how a legacy print brand can transition successfully to the digital word. Other brands' answer will be different, and may be exclusive to them.
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Can’t We All Just Subscribe? Why ‘Paywalls’ Won’t Get Us Anywhere

Can’t We All Just Subscribe? Why ‘Paywalls’ Won’t Get Us Anywhere | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Circling in my head this week are two media bits that I probably wouldn’t have paid attention to if I wasn’t still mulling over the state of paid journalism.
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Google Reader, please don’t go — I need you to do my job

Google Reader, please don’t go — I need you to do my job | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
When I learned Wednesday night that Google Reader is shutting down, I literally broke into a sweat. Like many journalists, I’ve come to rely on the 242 RSS subscriptions I manage through Google Reader.
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The newsonomics of a news company of the future

The newsonomics of a news company of the future | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
What will news companies look like in 2018? How will they operate differently? That future is coming into focus. While many publishers’ vision is still quite blurry, it’s the Financial Times that is clearest-eyed about its roadmap and its future.
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Facebook Delivers on Personalized Newspaper: It's Addicting, Real-Time ... - Huffington Post

Facebook Delivers on Personalized Newspaper: It's Addicting, Real-Time ... - Huffington Post | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
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The new design emphasizes simplicity. Facebook basically took all the clutter that used to populate its homepage and threw it away.
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Trinity Mirror to launch data-driven 'digital journalism unit' - Journalism.co.uk

Trinity Mirror to launch data-driven 'digital journalism unit' - Journalism.co.uk | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalism.co.uk Trinity Mirror to launch data-driven 'digital journalism unit' Journalism.co.uk According to a release, the establishment of the data journalism-driven operation has been prompted by the "potential value of data" which Trinity...
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2012 data puts Daily Mail top for total print and web readers

2012 data puts Daily Mail top for total print and web readers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
New data released by the National Readership Survey and comScore places the Daily Mail top of UK national newspapers for combined readership in 2012
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After Leveson: how TV journalists cope with a regulatory regime

After Leveson: how TV journalists cope with a regulatory regime | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Today's extract from the book After Leveson* is by Dorothy Byrne, the commissioning editor for news and current affairs at Channel 4. She makes her programmes with a regulator, Ofcom, always looking over her shoulder.
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The portable 'Post-Industrial Journalism' - Poynter.org

The portable 'Post-Industrial Journalism' Poynter.org They're not exactly breezy reads themselves: “The extent to which a journalist now needs to have in-depth knowledge about something other than journalism is increasing.
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Journalism 101: confirm the rumour then tweet... - mUmBRELLA

Journalism 101: confirm the rumour then tweet... - mUmBRELLA | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
When Dr Mumbo went to journalism school he learnt that you confirmed rumours and then you published them. He was therefore surprised to well-known Austr.
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Good example of the perils of tweeting before you've confirmed a story
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App for journalists: Marksta, for watermarking photos

App for journalists: Marksta, for watermarking photos | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
An app created by a photojournalist, for photojournalists
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#Tip: Pointers for growing your Twitter following

#Tip: Pointers for growing your Twitter following | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
By D.Hilgart on Flickr. Some rights reserved. While it may not all be about quantity, journalists and news outlets alike are undoubtedly keen to grow a large, and engaged community on social networks with which to share and discuss their content.
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State of the media: The cracks are still widening, but some light is also getting in

State of the media: The cracks are still widening, but some light is also getting in | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
If you’ve been following the media industry over the past year, you probably don’t need anyone to tell you the waves of disruption continue to increase in both height and frequency — so the news that widespread cutbacks have caused dissatisfied...
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Sound slideshow editing tips: How to pace slideshow and move photos

alternate still segments and moving segments; when zoom/pan, make it slow, small and smooth. Rookie producers tend to abuse photo movements, though.
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Google Reader to be axed: What are the alternatives?

Google Reader to be axed: What are the alternatives? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalists quick to suggest alternatives to Google Reader after Google announced it is to axe the feed reader on 1 July
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How CNN gathered the views of 20K Africans for pope story

How CNN gathered the views of 20K Africans for pope story | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
CNN gathered the views of 20,000 Africans in five days by partnering with a start-up called Jana which rewards people with mobile phone credit for answering surveys
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