1. Rupert Murdoch revives the News of the World, but online-only. 2. Nick Davies loses his job at the Guardian, but joins the revived News of the World as part of its investigative team. 3. The Guardian poaches the “fake sheikh” Mazher Mahmood from the Sunday Times.
If you are a journalist, an educator, or a researcher who wants to work on projects about the American education system, then you should check out the Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship from the Columbia Journalism School.
In the last Nocturnalist column, a reporter bids farewell to covering the goings-on of the rarefied circles that populate the night. (RT @SarahMaslinNir: Happy news journalism fans! I'm @NYTMetro newest beat reporter!
Audio is becoming a force in Internet content, well beyond music and radio streaming.
SoundCloud CEO Alexander Ljung put it starkly at the French Internet conference, Le Web, earlier this month: Sound will be bigger than video, he said.
You might expect those words coming from the head of a company that relies on wide adoption of audio for its business, but his argument was convincing. Recording audio is less intrusive than recording video. Everyone who has a smartphone doesn’t just have a camera in their pocket, but a microphone. And unlike video, you can listen to audio you and others create when you’re doing other things.
2011: the year in data. The world got a new country, South Sudan, and a new map of the world. What were the headline figures of 2011? Which numbers defined the highs and lows of a news-filled year? From Occupy to the tensions of the eurozone and the riots across England, the Datablog has covered it all. Here is our look back at the year in data.
Steve Bent, the photographer, who died on Christmas Day aged 53, covered the biggest foreign stories of the last 30 years for a host of Fleet Street newspapers; probably his most hair-raising exploits came in Iraq, where between 2003 and...
After all, Mr. Smith had amassed some 60000 followers on Twitter during his time at Politico. As one of his followers, I tweeted both warm wishes and an observation: @PeterHimler "I guess @benpolitico will need a new Twitter handle." ...
It’s always fun to revisit multimedia projects at the end of the year when I create my ‘top 50′ list. As I do each year, I must stress that this is my list and not a definitive ‘best of’ list simply because I have not seen all multimedia created and thus cannot create a comprehensive list.
Therefore, below are 50 projects that have inspired me most in 2011. A reader suggested last year that I better organize the sites, so I decided to pick 10 each from the five sectors: journalism, advertising, student work, philanthropy, and documentary.
“The Reuters Journalism Trainee Program will bring together a talented group of journalists and journalists-to-be from around the world and provide them with nine months of intensive classroom training and hands-on, real-world experience in London, New York and Singapore”, according to an announcement on the Reuters website.
New York's City University (CUNY) believes it has become the first US university to offer an MA in entrepreneurial journalism.Stephen Shepard, dean of the CUNY journalism school, said: "We're very proud to break new ground in fusing journalism,...
Companies in 2012 will need more than ever to differentiate themselves through their stories and by creating consist and compelling content that reaches their key audiences -- whether it's via traditional, digital or social media channels.
With the increasing use of social media, some improvements were made to enhance the functionality of each social platform. I’ve rounded up a few notable changes in the social media landscape this year which I’m sure will determine how social platforms will be used to enhance marketing campaigns and brand awareness. And of course, increase ROI as well.
Camtica "enables you to create professional screen recordings, presentations, tutorials and more". To try it, go to their site, like or tweet and use the link they provide to tell them about it and claim your free access.
They say you can "record any desktop activity with voice, webcam and animated mouse clicks. The resulting video can be saved in various formats including AVI and WMV".
A new study by MIT, which seeks to understand Twitter’s “contagion process,” has found that news media played a crucial role in the site’s growth. The study tracked development from 2006 to 2009, and also found that more traditional forms of social networking, like geographic closeness, were an important factor in Twitter’s initial diffusion.
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