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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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#Podcast: A look at the different ways news sites use live video

#Podcast: A look at the different ways news sites use live video | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

News outlets are often looking at new and interesting ways to use video to tell stories online, and live video offers news sites a great opportunity to offer audiences different live experiences of the news agenda, from as-it-happens coverage at the heart of the story, to live video discussions in a news studio environment. - See more at: http://blogs.journalism.co.uk/2013/03/01/podcast-a-look-at-the-different-ways-news-sites-use-live-video/#sthash.BHhdFDSK.dpuf

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6 Reasons Why Google's Author Tags Are Important to Leaders - Forbes

6 Reasons Why Google's Author Tags Are Important to Leaders - Forbes | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
6 Reasons Why Google's Author Tags Are Important to Leaders Forbes Many companies rely on a strong online presence to generate sales or build brand awareness. Most strategies are in-depth and should be handled by your marketing team.
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How For Journalism aims to help train the 'next generation of journalists'

How For Journalism aims to help train the 'next generation of journalists' | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The For Journalism project, which is gathering pledges on Kickstarter, aims to offer training for 'the next generation of news-application developers'
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Advice for news sites after local newspapers drop in Google PageRank due to advertorials

Advice for news sites after local newspapers drop in Google PageRank due to advertorials | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
More than 40 regional sites dropped in Google's PageRank score due to publishing advertorials with links
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App of the week for journalists: Beamr, for sending photos

App of the week for journalists: Beamr, for sending photos | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Beamr is an iPhone app that reduces the file size of photos without affecting the quality, allowing you to send a batch of images quickly and efficiently
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Bringing Content Providers and News Outlets Together - American Journalism Review

Bringing Content Providers and News Outlets Together - American Journalism Review | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Bringing Content Providers and News Outlets Together American Journalism Review Newsmodo is a startup Web site aimed at helping freelance journalists and journalism students find customers for their wares.
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Masterclass 56: How to create a glossy magazine for tablet, phone and web | Multimedia Journalism

Masterclass 56: How to create a glossy magazine for tablet, phone and web | Multimedia Journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
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Up until now it's been pretty difficult for the non-coder to create a magazine for the iPad and other tablets.

What simple platforms there were for building mobile phone and tablet apps often charged a hefty fee to host.

But now there's a platform that lets you create and publish digital magazines for free.

It's called Glossi, and it makes publishing for tablets, smartphones and computer easy.

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Tool of the week for journalists: TweetDeck - for its new column filter | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Tool of the week for journalists: TweetDeck - for its new column filter | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
TweetDeck has added column search functionality to its web and Chrome apps
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Is Learning HTML/CSS ‘Like Learning How To Use Commas’? - 10,000 Words

Is Learning HTML/CSS ‘Like Learning How To Use Commas’? - 10,000 Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

How important is it for journalists to know HTML/CSS? How about for journalism students, who will be entering a job market with more digital and fewer traditional job choices? ...Reading a recent post by University of Florida professor Mindy McAdams, it occurred to me how these skills have increasingly become expectations for job-hunting journalists.

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How to Land a Journalism Fellowship

How to Land a Journalism Fellowship | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Scoring a fellowship can not only boost a journo’s career, but provide valuable resources to carry out a project in this cash-strapped industry.
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Clare Sambrook on campaigning journalism lessons and challenges

Clare Sambrook on campaigning journalism lessons and challenges | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Award-winning campaigning journalist Clare Sambrook talks about the End Child Detention Campaign she worked on, and some of the lessons learned along the way
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The Future of Facebook as a Social Content Farm

The Future of Facebook as a Social Content Farm | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In the lofty idealism of Facebook, the world's largest social network fosters basic human connections. It keeps you in touch with the people you care about. The number of friend...
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We need a digital reporting tool and Storyplanet shows promise

We need a digital reporting tool and Storyplanet shows promise | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

A digital reporting or storytelling tool can provide a one-stop solution for presenting multimedia contents. Storyplanet, a new web-based tool, shows promise of becoming such a digital reporting platform.

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Online video and audio – a multimedia introduction | Online Journalism Blog

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The Guardian’s data journalism is cool, but it takes three weeks to make

The Guardian’s data journalism is cool, but it takes three weeks to make | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Once he finds a suitable topic, Feilding Cage, a New York-based developer and journalist for The Guardian, can easily spend three weeks generating the source information and designing a visualization for what’s become known as data journalism.
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$1.99 iPhone app helps filmmaker win Oscar - Digital Trends

$1.99 iPhone app helps filmmaker win Oscar - Digital Trends | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Digital Trends $1.99 iPhone app helps filmmaker win Oscar Digital Trends But what you might not know is that it's become the first movie partly shot on an iPhone to win an Academy Award.
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4 Reasons Why Google+ is a Killer B2B Social Media Platform

4 Reasons Why Google+ is a Killer B2B Social Media Platform | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Most of our B2B clients have staked a claim on Google+, but they don’t invest in it. Why? Because they consider it a ghost town. They say Google+ is irrelevant. They invest in Facebook and Twitter and (more and more) in LinkedIn.
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Despite the naysayers, investigative journalism has a bright future ...

Despite the naysayers, investigative journalism has a bright future ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
She is a former Daily Telegraph financial journalist who went freelance in order to pursue the difficult, lonely and so often thankless pursuit of investigative journalism, which is increasingly ignored by cash-strapped ...
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After Leveson: 'Hackademics and pundits more interested in doing something about the popular press than preserving the freedoms of all the press'

After Leveson: 'Hackademics and pundits more interested in doing something about the popular press than preserving the freedoms of all the press' | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Many of the meetings that followed the Leveson Report were "lofty" gatherings in which media academics and pundits were more interested in doing something about the popular press rather than preserving the freedom of all the press, according to...
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#Podcast – Career advice for aspiring sports journalists

#Podcast – Career advice for aspiring sports journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
This week's podcast looks at sports journalism and gets expert advice on how to succeed. Recommendations include the value of experience, getting the right training and other potential in-roads to ...
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Posterous is closing - how to import your blog into Wordpress

Posterous is closing - how to import your blog into Wordpress | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Looking to move your content from Posterous to WordPress.com? This page is for you. Happily, you'll be able bring your Posterous Space over in just a few quick steps! Export from Posterous First, y...
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Posterous has been a great platform, not least because of the ease with which it could be used as a universal publishing channel, with posts to it being pushed on to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and a wide ragne of other platforms. Its puchase by Twitter has led to an imminent shut-down. If you have blogs on it, this guide tells you how to export all your material to Wordpress. 

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#Tip of the day for journalists: How to get data out of council budget reports

#Tip of the day for journalists: How to get data out of council budget reports | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Image by Dave Dugdale on Flickr. Some rights reserved If you are a reporter for a local newspaper, site or radio station you will no doubt be tasked with looking at council budgets reports.
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#DMS13: 32% of WSJ traffic coming from mobile

#DMS13: 32% of WSJ traffic coming from mobile | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Raju Narisetti from the Wall Street Journal explains why mobile first presents a 'profound challenge' for publishers, and lessons learnt from The Daily and AllThingsD
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#DMS13 - From free to paid-for: Paywall lessons from B2B publishers

#DMS13 - From free to paid-for: Paywall lessons from B2B publishers | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Three business to business publishers share their experiences of charging for online access
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The NYT is doing something smart by using Twitter trends to target ads

The NYT is doing something smart by using Twitter trends to target ads | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We spend a fair amount of time criticizing traditional media players like the New York Times for not being innovative enough, relying too much on paywalls for revenue growth, and other perceived failings — so I think it’s only fair when we...
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