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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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How social media is becoming as important a live event as the live event itself

How social media is becoming as important a live event as the live event itself | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
I won’t ask you if you missed the Super Bowl last night. But did you miss Twitter? Good luck re-living that today.
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Guide Hits Uncanny Valley in Search of Personalized News

Guide Hits Uncanny Valley in Search of Personalized News | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Do you find yourself reading a lot of news? So much that it seems impossible to get through in a timely manner? Or perhaps you’re interested in getting your news while on the go, in the gym or on a commute.
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Online security for journalists: never assume you’re secure

Online security for journalists: never assume you’re secure | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
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With news last week of the New York Times and Washington Post being hacked recently, The Muckraker‘s Lyra McKee looks at internet security.
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Piktochart Launches All-New Interactive Web Graphics Creator - 10,000 Words

Piktochart Launches All-New Interactive Web Graphics Creator - 10,000 Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Piktochart Launches All-New Interactive Web Graphics Creator
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How to teach live-tweeting to journalism students

When a reporter is assigned to live tweet an event and feed tweets to the news media’s Twitter account, he or she should write tweets in a way different from the (casual and cursory) writing style of his or her personal Twitter accounts.

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You'd hope it would be obvious that the professional use of Twitter should be distinct from personal use. Experience with students teaches that this is not necessarily clear to them, so this guide to using Twitter for journalism offers some useful ground rules.

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How to verify information from tweets: Check it out

How to verify information from tweets: Check it out | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalists should treat information we gather on social media the same way we treat information gathered any other way, or an assurance from Mom that she loves you: Check it out. My #twutorial ser...
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#Podcast: Lessons in mobile-first news from Metro, Breaking News and Circa

#Podcast: Lessons in mobile-first news from Metro, Breaking News and Circa | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Three news outlets talk us through their approaches to delivering mobile-first news
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Create Multiple Audioboo Channels with the Same Gmail Address

Create Multiple Audioboo Channels with the Same Gmail Address | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Today I helped one of our district librarians, Jennie Wilmes, create new AudioBoo channels for an upcoming 3rd grade research project about animals. We recorded a six minute video tutorial together about the steps required ...
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3 Easy Ways to Scan and Connect With Contacts

3 Easy Ways to Scan and Connect With Contacts | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We all have various social media profiles for each aspect of our personal and professional lives.
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Sir Harold Evans condemns 'amazingly gross distortion' of press on Leveson as he backs statutory regulator | PressGazette

Sir Harold Evans condemns 'amazingly gross distortion' of press on Leveson as he backs statutory regulator | PressGazette | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Press Gazette, Britain's Journalism Weekly: news, analysis and jobs
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Simplicity be damned: Is Twitter losing its way by trying to be all things to all people?

Simplicity be damned: Is Twitter losing its way by trying to be all things to all people? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Twitter has been on a roll with new product and feature announcements lately: first came the new version of embedded tweets, which brings any extra content such as photos or video into the embedded message, and now the company has launched a new...
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Future to launch iPad magazine with updating football results

Future to launch iPad magazine with updating football results | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Future Publishing partners with the Press Association to launch iPad app with live updates of football results and commentary
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Facebook Management Decides To Nuke Twitter's Big New Product ...

Facebook Management Decides To Nuke Twitter's Big New Product ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Less than a day after Twitter launched Vine, Facebook has cut off the video-sharing application's “find people” button, which allowed members to connect to their Facebook friends. Twitter users trying to use the feature are ...
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Social media editors: Do you have a robot deputy?

Social media editors: Do you have a robot deputy? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
It was only about a year ago that Liz Heron — then a social media editor at The New York Times, now in a similar role at The Wall Street Journal — predicted her job title wouldn’t exist in five years.
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Why Future is planning more live-updating iPad apps

Why Future is planning more live-updating iPad apps | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
After the launch of Football Week, an iPad app that updates with football results, Future is planning further live digital editions taking Press Association feeds
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How To Get Banned From Social Networks

How To Get Banned From Social Networks | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Web has opened up lines of communication that were previously closed for the vast majority of the world.
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How To Go Print First, Digital Next - 10,000 Words

How To Go Print First, Digital Next - 10,000 Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
How To Go Print First, Digital Next
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Good counter-intuative advice for potential publishers

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Journalism students still see value in print newspapers | USA TODAY College

Journalism students still see value in print newspapers | USA TODAY College | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
While a print-free world might not be in the immediate future, journalism students are still seeing value in reading print editions.
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How Pitch Me aims to streamline the freelance journalism process | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

How Pitch Me aims to streamline the freelance journalism process | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Pitchme.org will offer freelance journalists a place to add previews of their best ideas for editors to peruse and commission
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Guardian CEO Andrew Miller on paywalls, mobile, and going global

Guardian CEO Andrew Miller on paywalls, mobile, and going global | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The story of the news industry at the moment is the interplay between contraction and expansion. As publishers reduce the size of their operations, they’re also looking outward to new products, new coverage areas — or new geographies.
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How Can Journalists Use Vine?

How Can Journalists Use Vine? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
What can you get in six seconds or less? A whole lot, apparently.
It’s been a week since Vine, Twitter’s new app for creating, curating, and sharing short videos, hit the iOS App Store and I can’t help viewing every one that comes my way.
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Tool of the week for journalists: Masterfile, a research database | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Tool of the week for journalists: Masterfile, a research database | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
An Excel file that allows you to create your own research database to document and organise an in-depth investigation (Very interesting.
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New York Times editor to take 75,000 Twitter followers out the door with him

New York Times editor to take 75,000 Twitter followers out the door with him | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Jim Roberts, the assistant managing editor of the New York Times who has overseen many of the paper’s digital initiatives, confirmed on Thursday that he would accept a buyout and leave the paper.
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Shooting video: Camcorder vs. DSLR and iPhone - Los Angeles Times

Shooting video: Camcorder vs. DSLR and iPhone - Los Angeles Times | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
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Shooting video: Camcorder vs. DSLR and iPhone
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I miss the good old days when a camera just took still photographs and a video camera shot video. The choices where simple.
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#Tip of the day for journalists: Read Storyful’s new ebook on social newsgathering

#Tip of the day for journalists: Read Storyful’s new ebook on social newsgathering | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Image by IsaacMao on Flickr. Some rights reserved Social news agency Storyful has published an ebook on social newsgathering.
It has been edited by Claire Wardle and includes articles previously posted on the Storyful blog.
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