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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Is this the next Facebook? Microsoft unveils so.cl social network - Fox News

Is this the next Facebook? Microsoft unveils so.cl social network - Fox News | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

So.cl distinguishes itself by focusing on learning and education. The company says its meant to make it easier for students to collaborate, sharing the results of Internet searches and the photos, videos and stories they uncover. The layout resembles an amalgamation of existing social networks, taking cues from Google+, Facebook, Twitter and more.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/05/21/microsoft-unveils-socl-new-social-network/#ixzz1vWh05cTY

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20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week

20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Which TV shows generate the most buzz on social networks? Find out each week from our social TV chart.
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Reporting from analytics: Why journalists should look at search queries

Reporting from analytics: Why journalists should look at search queries | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
How one news site scooped a murder by checking Google Analytics, and how Fox News switched focus from gunman to victim after checking what its audience was searching for using Chartbeat...
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The future of video journalism: What will audiences be watching?

The future of video journalism: What will audiences be watching? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet Still from 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera en:Dziga Vertov [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons I was asked to give a talk to a BBC Global Video away-day on the future of video, looking at what their audiences will be watching in the...
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Foursquare check-ins can now be added to Facebook Timeline map ...

Foursquare check-ins can now be added to Facebook Timeline map ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Fans of Foursquare and Facebook will now be getting a little extra integration between the two. The Foursquare team has just tweeted that Foursquare check-ins will now appear as pins on the Facebook Timeline map as long ...
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Google: Personalized Search Results Are Lifting Clickthrough Rates - WebProNews

Google: Personalized Search Results Are Lifting Clickthrough Rates - WebProNews | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Search Engine LandGoogle: Personalized Search Results Are Lifting Clickthrough RatesWebProNewsBy Chris Crum · May 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment Google launched Search Plus Your World earlier this year.
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3 Timeline Default Landing Tab Alternatives

3 Timeline Default Landing Tab Alternatives | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
3 Timeline default landing tab alternatives that will help get those new visitors liking your page even without a default landing tab.
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Freedom of Information: Going beyond the scoop

Freedom of Information: Going beyond the scoop | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalists and information experts discuss ways to bridge the gap between FoI and open data, with a view to saving time and resources in the future...
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Buddy Media arms marketers with more social tools

Buddy Media arms marketers with more social tools | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Social marketing platform operator Buddy Media is rolling out a bunch of updates to its suite of tools that should give marketers more flexibility and resources in using social channels to reach consumers.
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Teaching journalism? Teaching DATA journalism?

Teaching journalism? Teaching DATA journalism? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
I will be at the AOP Data Journalism Forum next week talking about my experiences of teaching the subject at BCU, and I would like to get an idea of how widespread the subject is in UK universities. If you teach journalism in ...
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Arise sub-editors, Charles headlines are a shining example of your craft

Arise sub-editors, Charles headlines are a shining example of your craft | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Prince Charles's weather forecasting stint on BBC Scotland afforded sub-editors with a punning opportunity. And most of them rose to the occasion.
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With new Bing, is Microsoft the first to get 'social search' right? - Washington Post

With new Bing, is Microsoft the first to get 'social search' right? - Washington Post | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

"90 percent of people consult with a friend or expert before making a decision," Microsoft says in promotional materials for the new Bing, announced Thursday and rolling out over the next few weeks. The pitch sounds just like Google's plan for Search Plus Your World, which peppers your search results page with content from Google+, the company's social network. Microsoft's doing a few things differently: it's including social data from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Blogger, and soon, LinkedIn, Quora, and Foursquare. The idea is that these social results will be inherently more relevant than Google's simply by virtue of including more social networks, and in an unobtrusive manner.

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Facebook tests 'pay to promote post' tool - BBC News

Facebook tests 'pay to promote post' tool - BBC News | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
IBNLive.comFacebook tests 'pay to promote post' toolBBC NewsFacebook has started testing a system that lets users pay to highlight or promote posts.
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How to do celeb and showbiz reporting | Multimedia Journalism

How to do celeb and showbiz reporting | Multimedia Journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

So how do you get good at celeb and showbiz reporting?

The short answer is: have great contacts, work really hard
The same is true for any branch of journalism.

So here’s a longer answer, drawing on what some of the most successful celebrity and showbiz journos have said about how they find stories.

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German social TV project “Rundshow”: merging internet and television

German social TV project “Rundshow”: merging internet and television | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In a guest post for OJB, cross-posted from her blog, Franzi Baehrle reviews a new German TV show which operates across broadcast, web and mobile.
There’s a big experiment going on in German television.
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Birmingham student newspaper launches multi-device web app

Birmingham student newspaper launches multi-device web app | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Geography student and digital editor of student newspaper Redbrick builds web app that works on any internet connected device...
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How to teach multimedia journalism? An analysis of 30 syllabi

The common components in a typical multimedia journalism course are blog, video, audio, audio slideshow, social media, photography, data visualization, and web writing. This is what I found in a study of 30 syllabi of multimedia journalism courses.

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Brand Journalism, Disclosure and Sponsored Content | B2B ...

Brand Journalism, Disclosure and Sponsored Content | B2B ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
In this video, SAP's CMO Jonathan Becher (@jbecher), discussed brand journalism, disclosure, and sponsored content with one of the leading independent.
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Twitter tiptoes further into the media business, hires journalists

Twitter tiptoes further into the media business, hires journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We’ve made the argument before that Twitter is effectively a media entity, distributing news and entertainment and other content to millions of readers in real time — although unlike traditional media entities, Twitter does this with anyone’s...
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Facebook App Center Announced - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

Facebook App Center Announced - Search Engine Watch (#SEW) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook has unveiled plans for its App Center service, which will allow developers to offer their applications to users as both free and paid applications on the iOS and Android mobile platforms, as well as desktop- and ...
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Digital edition street papers pilot due to launch in July

Digital edition street papers pilot due to launch in July | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The International Network of Street Papers takes to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to try and collect funds to support a pilot scheme of digital street papers, such as with The Big Issue in the North in Manchester...
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VoiceThread - collaborative multimedia slide shows

VoiceThread - collaborative multimedia slide shows | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
It allows you to create collaborative multimedia slide shows using videos, images, text, and documents. There is a free version for educators. If you want to have student accounts you need to subscribe to it.
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How to become a sports journalist | Multimedia Journalism

How to become a sports journalist | Multimedia Journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

At Nike they have a slogan: just do it

The same could be said for becoming a sports journalist
Learning how to do it is obviously important, and there are modules later in this masterclass about essential preparation and experience, but doing it is the key.

So do it.

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#jpod – How web analytics can provide story leads and new angles

#jpod – How web analytics can provide story leads and new angles | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet Analytics can give you much more information than just your number of readers. Delve deeper and analytics can also lead to news stories and help shape editorial angles as a story unfolds.
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April ABCs: Sun on Sunday down while Sun circulation rises

April ABCs: Sun on Sunday down while Sun circulation rises | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The latest Audit Bureau of Circulation report also show for the first time the higher Saturday circulations recorded for most morning titles...
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