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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Twitter is testing downloadable archives, report says - Washington Post

Twitter is testing downloadable archives, report says - Washington Post | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukTwitter is testing downloadable archives, report saysWashington PostThe tests follow up on an announcement that Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo made at the Online News Association that he would push the company's engineers to...
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Washington Post signs up with NewsCred in push for dollars, exposure

Washington Post signs up with NewsCred in push for dollars, exposure | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
NewsCred, which offers publishers and brands a growing library of elite news content, announced this week that the Washington Post is the latest to join its syndication service.
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Google Gives Google+ End Of Year Update: Adds Low-Bandwidth Hangouts, Full-Size Mobile Photo Backups, Better Event Planning

Google Gives Google+ End Of Year Update: Adds Low-Bandwidth Hangouts, Full-Size Mobile Photo Backups, Better Event Planning | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Google is giving its social network a “big” end-of-year update, with 18 new features parcelled up and doled out — many of them coming in a new version (v3.3) of the Google+ app, which Google says will land on the Play Store today.
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This Week in Review: A red flag for media regulation, and are news paywalls inevitable?

This Week in Review: A red flag for media regulation, and are news paywalls inevitable? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A warning about press regulation’s downside: We’re now two weeks removed from Lord Justice Leveson issuing his report calling for a new regulatory body for the British press, and at this point, we’re waist-deep in the messy work of figuring out...
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The PA Report - Bad linking, plagiarism, and re-writes: how game journalism is its own worst enemy

The PA Report - Bad linking, plagiarism, and re-writes: how game journalism is its own worst enemy | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
RT @BenKuchera: Bad linking, plagiarism, and re-writes: how game journalism is its own worst enemy http://t.co/D14o5L03
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Interesting insight into the dearth of original reporting in games journalism. 

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With Over 400,000 Users, Social Media Manager Buffer Gets A ...

With Over 400,000 Users, Social Media Manager Buffer Gets A ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Buffer, the social media manager that allows you to schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, is today launching a redesign of its service on both web..
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Four Super Easy Ways to Create Quote Graphics for Facebook, Pinterest and Your Blog

Four Super Easy Ways to Create Quote Graphics for Facebook, Pinterest and Your Blog | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
If you hang out on Facebook and Pinterest, you no doubt know that quote graphics are hugely popular. People love to share quotes and they are a powerful way to share your thoughts, beliefs, moods, and excerpts from your programs and content. The images that seem to grab the most attention are those quotes layered on a gorgeous image.

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Instagram completes Twitter photo cull (but there's a workaround) - SlashGear

Instagram completes Twitter photo cull (but there's a workaround) - SlashGear | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukInstagram completes Twitter photo cull (but there's a workaround)SlashGearInstagram has fully pulled the plug on Twitter integration, with photos that late last week showed up poorly cropped or aligned now not appearing in the short...
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The Top 50 Undergraduate Journalism Schools? - 10,000 Words

The Top 50 Undergraduate Journalism Schools? - 10,000 Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

If you’re looking to major in journalism or know someone in the hunt for the right college now, this is a solid list to start from of accredited institutions with solid programs beyond the few that people typically toss out as “the best.”

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Reuters Journalism 9-Month Training Programme | Mladiinfo

The Reuters Journalism Programme, operating out of London, New York and Singapore, seeks candidates with the drive to become first-rate journalists and the skill to connect news events with the dynamics of the ...
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Lord Justice Leveson makes journalistic faux pas, cuts and pastes from Wikipedia - Herald Sun

Lord Justice Leveson makes journalistic faux pas, cuts and pastes from Wikipedia - Herald Sun | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Lord Justice Leveson makes journalistic faux pas, cuts and pastes from WikipediaHerald SunAs the man behind the push to reform the British media to improve ethics, accuracy and culture, Lord Leveson bemoaned inaccuracies in journalism as a...
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Update: Comparing two free tools for online multimedia story presentation – without having to learn web design and flash animation

Update: Comparing two free tools for online multimedia story presentation – without having to learn web design and flash animation | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The continuous improvements at Wix.com and Imcreator.com have made these two free web-authoring tools more and more practical for use as digital news reporting platforms.
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3 simple and cheap multimedia tools

3 simple and cheap multimedia tools | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Interactive traffic drivers are a necessity in today's newsroom—from video to slideshows, and more—but what do you do if your current budget has no room for these emerging content production needs? Here are 3 ...
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The NRA Has Gone Silent on Social Media - Slate Magazine (blog)

The NRA Has Gone Silent on Social Media - Slate Magazine (blog) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukThe NRA Has Gone Silent on Social MediaSlate Magazine (blog)14, the day an armed citizen killed 26 unarmed women and children at a Connecticut elementary school, the NRA's Twitter account went silent.
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3 Easy Tools for Building a Professional Website - 10,000 Words

3 Easy Tools for Building a Professional Website - 10,000 Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, December 14, 2012 9:55 PM

Pressfolios, Wix and Carbonmade are easy-to-use, free or inexpensive portfolio tools for a wide range of uses.

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Guardian Facebook app 'shift' sees social readers directed back to news site

Guardian Facebook app 'shift' sees social readers directed back to news site | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Guardian has announced a 'shift in focus' with users to now be directed to the Guardian website when clicking on content, rather than viewing it within Facebook
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Flickr updates iPhone app, adds filters - USA TODAY

Flickr updates iPhone app, adds filters - USA TODAY | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
USA TODAYFlickr updates iPhone app, adds filtersUSA TODAYToday, an all-new Flickr app is being released with bigger picture presentation and the addition of 15 Instagram-like filters to enhance photos within a revised Apple iOS app for the iPhone...
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Internet may soon beat TV as main source of national news

Internet may soon beat TV as main source of national news | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Internet users already rely more on the network than newspapers and magazines for their national news. Now the net is also on the verge of overtaking television, according to research.
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Pinterest Business Accounts: The Definitive Guide to Getting Started

Pinterest Business Accounts: The Definitive Guide to Getting Started | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Everything you need to know for your business to successfully use the new Pinterest accounts . . .


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A must read for those considering Pinterest for business
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How to Shoot Video from a Smartphone Like a Pro - 10,000 Words

How to Shoot Video from a Smartphone Like a Pro - 10,000 Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
How to Shoot Video from a Smartphone Like a Pro
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These days, carrying around a full video rig is the last thing a journalist wants to do when in the middle of important breaking news. Thankfully, the smartphone is rapidly becoming the go-to option for capturing news as it happens, and the rise of HD quality video in such a small package means that more important and newsworthy moments are being captured and shared throughout the world.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, December 11, 2012 5:25 PM

Great tips for journalists, PR, storytellers and content pros

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Nick Diakopoulos: Understanding bias in computational news media

Nick Diakopoulos: Understanding bias in computational news media | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Consider Google News. Launched in 2002, it was one of the first attempts to aggregate and personalize news with algorithms — that is, step-by-step procedures that systematically process information.
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Why journalists need to brand themselves | IJNet

Why journalists need to brand themselves | IJNet | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
IJNet.org is the premier global website for journalists and media managers to learn about training and networking opportunities. The site and its weekly e-mail bulletin reports on the latest innovations, resources and awards.
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Christopher Johnston's curator insight, January 6, 2013 10:14 PM

In the future journalist will need to think like marketers. They will need to build a brand and a following that are interested in them and not the outlet they write for.

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Journo Portfolio launches as profile platform for journalists

Journo Portfolio launches as profile platform for journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Portfolio site aimed at journalists launches, allowing you to showcase your work and include a CV and contact page...
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News Corp to close iPad title The Daily

News Corp to close iPad title The Daily | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The iPad newspaper, which was launched less than two years ago, 'could not find a large enough audience quickly enough'...
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The crazy truth: Google+ can thrive alongside Facebook - CNET

The crazy truth: Google+ can thrive alongside Facebook - CNET | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
ValueWalkThe crazy truth: Google+ can thrive alongside FacebookCNETIt's easy to call Facebook the social network of the past. It's harder to build the social network of the future. To hear Bradley Horowitz tell it, though, Google is well on its way.
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