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Reinventing post-secondary journalism programs | Mark Blevis

Reinventing post-secondary journalism programs | Mark Blevis | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Post-secondary broadcast journalism programs are facing a significant challenge incorporating social media education in their programs.
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Better know a reader: Umbel wants publishers to have better data on their audience

Better know a reader: Umbel wants publishers to have better data on their audience | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
It’s a question every publisher asks: Who is my audience? It’s a question that can guide your editorial decisions and affect what advertisers you attract.
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Google's Social Network Ascending - NewsMax.com

Google's Social Network Ascending - NewsMax.com | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Sci-Tech TodayGoogle's Social Network AscendingNewsMax.comBy Jake Miller Google is the Goliath of the Internet — the information technology firm whose almost-prohibitive dominance of online life frequently leaves rivals gasping for breath.
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#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – steps for building a mobile strategy

#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – steps for building a mobile strategy | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet On the Knight Digital Media Center Amy Gahran has produced a helpful 10-stage mobile strategy aimed at community publishers.
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Open source liveblogging tool set to launch at News World Summit

Open source liveblogging tool set to launch at News World Summit | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The new tool will be free to use, with journalists from the BBC, the Guardian, Le Monde, Voralberger Nachrichten and Zeit Online contributing to its design...
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Under Development: A Social Media Measurement Model | Social ...

Under Development: A Social Media Measurement Model | Social ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
How is your social media working for you?As social media becomes more widely accepted as a business tool, organizations embracing the medium are slowly becoming more adept at creating content and engaging with their ...
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Local TV News Teams Having Fun with Pinterest

Local TV News Teams Having Fun with Pinterest | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
While Pinterest is a natural fit for lifestyle publishers there are good opportunities for broadcast media too.
Today Kim Wilson and I are leading a social media workshop for a group of local TV and radio stations.
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What is it that journalists do? It can’t be reduced to just one thing

What is it that journalists do? It can’t be reduced to just one thing | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
There’s a craving in the air for a definitive statement on what journalism is, something to rally around as everything changes. But I want to do the opposite. I want to explode journalism, to break it apart into its atomic acts.
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Alan Rusbridger on The Guardian’s open journalism, paywalls, and why they’re pre-planning more of the newspaper

Alan Rusbridger on The Guardian’s open journalism, paywalls, and why they’re pre-planning more of the newspaper | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Alan Rusbridger is a busy man on two sides of the Atlantic. The editor of the Guardian seems to be everywhere, writing, tweeting, and leading the paper’s ongoing coverage of the British phone hacking scandal that continues to pick off executives and editors of Rupert Murdoch’s News International. Meanwhile, on this side of the water, he’s directing the establishment of The Guardian’s New York-based operation, where they hope to claim a foothold in the US media market through an aggressive online-only play.

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Facebook Camera is no Instagram killer, but it doesn't have to be - Ars Technica (blog)

Facebook Camera is no Instagram killer, but it doesn't have to be - Ars Technica (blog) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Facebook recently released the Facebook Camera app for iOS. Designed primarily to make it easier to share photos on Facebook, the inclusion of filters invites comparison with another popular photo sharing app, Instagram. And viewed through the lens of Facebook's recent $1 billion acquisition of Instagram, Facebook Camera might be seen as the first step towards swallowing the app whole.

However, there are several differences between the two apps, and Instagram users aren't likely to switch away. Despite this, Facebook Camera may appeal to snappers that might not otherwise use Instagram.

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Leveson gives clearest hint yet on press regulation plans - Press Gazette

Leveson gives clearest hint yet on press regulation plans - Press Gazette | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

New regulator must be independent of government and press

Redress for 'those who can't afford to litigate'

Leveson is looking to Ireland's press watchdog as a possible two-tier model

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Journalism Is Not a Government Job | Crossroads Arabia

Saudi Gazette reports that those who wish to be journalists in Saudi Arabia will face government tests to determine if they have sufficient skills to do so.
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Newsquest journalists using iPads to report from Olympics

Newsquest journalists using iPads to report from Olympics | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The regional newspaper group will be using tablets to 'relay live information from the Olympic park every day of the games'...
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iPhone App sends meddlers pic to phone user - India Today

iPhone App sends meddlers pic to phone user - India Today | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
India TodayiPhone App sends meddlers pic to phone userIndia TodayA Chinese woman, who lost her iPhone in a taxi in Beijing, was surprised when a photograph of the taxi driver popped up on her email, thanks to the new App which takes snaps of people...
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On Twitter, God is Greater Than Glitter - New York Times

On Twitter, God is Greater Than Glitter - New York Times | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The SunOn Twitter, God is Greater Than GlitterNew York TimesWhile prominent celebrities like Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber have millions of Twitter followers, religious leaders show much higher levels of engagement.
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Obama Is a Master of Social Media -- New App Fuels His Campaign - Huffington Post (blog)

Obama Is a Master of Social Media -- New App Fuels His Campaign - Huffington Post (blog) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Obama Is a Master of Social Media -- New App Fuels His CampaignHuffington Post (blog)In late May, the Obama campaign unveiled its latest innovation in the usage of social media: The Dashboard.
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Bambuser offers free premium accounts to citizen journalists

Bambuser offers free premium accounts to citizen journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet Bambuser, the live-streaming smartphone app, has announced it will be offering its premium service for free to citizen journalists and activists. Their premium usage tier usually starts at €99 per month and can cost up to €499 per month.
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6 Huge Mistakes Journalists Make in Social Media

6 Huge Mistakes Journalists Make in Social Media | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
No. 4: You don’t post often enough.
Facebook and Twitter might be the big boys, but people read news on LinkedIn, too.
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Pinterest locked in stalemate with image owners

Pinterest locked in stalemate with image owners | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Image-sharing site Pinterest has been in negotiations for months with photo service Getty. A breakthrough could dispel some of the copyright questions hanging over the hot startup — but one expert says not to hold your breath.
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5 Things Your Online Journalism Portfolio Should Include

5 Things Your Online Journalism Portfolio Should Include | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Recently, we covered five free sites to help journalists build an online portfolio here at 10,000 Words. The list included a good starting place with the following sites: WordPress, Cuttings.me, Pressfolios, Flavors.me and About.me.
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A catch-up with Storify: The past, present and future

A catch-up with Storify: The past, present and future | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We speak to co-founder Burt Herman about the role of curation in digital storytelling and find out what future areas the platform is looking at for future development...
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Dan Kennedy: How news executives can fend off the Wolff at their door

Dan Kennedy: How news executives can fend off the Wolff at their door | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook’s disappointing IPO may be indicative of a larger problem: the declining value of online advertising, an inexorable force that will eventually destroy not just Facebook, but the web itself.
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Bitly launches ‘bitmark’ social bookmarking service

Bitly launches ‘bitmark’ social bookmarking service | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet Bitly, the popular link shortener used by the BBC, Independent, Daily Telegraph and many other news websites, has today announced its ‘bitmark’ service.
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5 tools for student journalists | USA TODAY College

5 tools for student journalists | USA TODAY College | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Social media sites that can help journalists expand their digital presence.
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Working in one city, studying journalism in another | Wannabe Hacks

Working in one city, studying journalism in another | Wannabe Hacks | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Right now I'm studying for an MA in Online Journalism to supplement the current work I do, hone the online skills I've taught myself since leaving newspapers, and well, for fun. Seriously, creating a community website based ...
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