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Essential reading for journalists working with mobile, social and multimedia platforms
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Waitrose Twitter gaff proves that brands are still not taking it seriously - Marketing Week

Waitrose Twitter gaff proves that brands are still not taking it seriously - Marketing Week | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Marketing WeekWaitrose Twitter gaff proves that brands are still not taking it seriouslyMarketing WeekWhen any brand starts reaching out to people on Twitter you can expect some honest answers.
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Would an Apple & Twitter Marriage Be a Match Made in Heaven? - Yahoo! Finance (blog)

Would an Apple & Twitter Marriage Be a Match Made in Heaven? - Yahoo! Finance (blog) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Yahoo! Finance (blog)Would an Apple & Twitter Marriage Be a Match Made in Heaven?Yahoo! Finance (blog)The exact size of Twitter's user base is in dispute.
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Will the Next Facebook Begin on a Mobile Platform? - ClickZ

Will the Next Facebook Begin on a Mobile Platform? - ClickZ | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Will the Next Facebook Begin on a Mobile Platform?ClickZIn the last 12 months, Facebook purchased both Gowalla and Instagram. Gowalla was purchased for its "technology teams" to try and build out Places, which quietly turned into status updates.
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Journalists 'can't work without social media,' study shows - Phys.Org

Journalists 'can't work without social media,' study shows - Phys.Org | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Journalism.co.uk (blog)Journalists 'can't work without social media,' study showsPhys.Org"They all approach social media differently, notably patterns of usage, the way that they embed these tools in their work, and their attitudes towards social...
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What happens when news organizations move from “beats” to “obsessions”?

What happens when news organizations move from “beats” to “obsessions”? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
I’ll be honest: There aren’t a lot of “future of news” meta-posts these days that get me to stop the other things I’m doing and read them, closely, from beginning to end.
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Seven ways NME uses social media to 'harvest ideas' from its audience

Seven ways NME uses social media to 'harvest ideas' from its audience | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

NME has evolved from a print-only publication with a passionate fan-base who waited for the weekly newspaper to arrive through the letterbox or on the newsstand to a multiplatform title with a news site that attracts a mobile, social crowd, keen to join the real-time conversation around the "world's biggest standalone music site".

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New BBC chief vows to re-invent content, not just re-purpose it

New BBC chief vows to re-invent content, not just re-purpose it | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The BBC’s new director-general has vowed to merge TV, radio and online teams so that the corporation creates “genuinely digital content for the first time”.
The BBC is often thought of as an online exemplar.
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New Twitter: On Becoming Facebook - Forbes

New Twitter: On Becoming Facebook - Forbes | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Facebook is already successful in monetizing its community. Now, Twitter is taking page out of Facebook's playbook.

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Aspiring journalists question three-year degree route - Press Gazette

Aspiring journalists question three-year degree route - Press Gazette | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Applications for undergraduate journalism courses were down by nearly 20 per cent this year, with some aspiring journalists questioning the value of academic three-year courses.

Students, tutors and journalists have put the decline down to a number of factors, including fee increases, the non-vocational nature of some courses and competition in the job market.

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Guest blog: Access to journalism courses offer a viable alternative to ...

Guest blog: Access to journalism courses offer a viable alternative to ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Jamie Lewis is a journalist working for The Independent website and a former student at Truro College where he studied Access to Journalism With.
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#Podcast – What journalists should know about App.net

#Podcast – What journalists should know about App.net | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet App.net is a Twitter-like microblogging service and open platform which launched earlier this month.
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Should photography be a core course for multimedia journalism education?

The web and the digital media are getting more and more image-driven; yet photography is not considered an essential skill by many journalism educators.
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How The Web 'Check In' Is Growing Up - Forbes

How The Web 'Check In' Is Growing Up - Forbes | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
How The Web 'Check In' Is Growing UpForbesThe good people over at Foursquare and Gowalla (shuttered after Facebook's talent grab in 2011) helped show us why notifying our friends and acquaintances about our whereabouts could be attractive.
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5 new masterclasses to help journalists boost their storytelling skills - from Multimedia Journalism: A Practical Guide

5 new masterclasses to help journalists boost their storytelling skills - from Multimedia Journalism: A Practical Guide | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
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London Gallery to launch Thames Trail interactive photography app - Telegraph.co.uk

London Gallery to launch Thames Trail interactive photography app - Telegraph.co.uk | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukLondon Gallery to launch Thames Trail interactive photography appTelegraph.co.ukArchive material from Greenwich Heritage Centre, including paintings, photographs, maps and industrial documents, as well as specially commissioned...
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Google News introduces hidden keyword metatag

Google News introduces hidden keyword metatag | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Publishers will be able to add up to 10 keywords or short phrases to tell the Google crawler what a news article is about...
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SEO & the Dawn of Visual Social Media - Search Engine Watch ...

SEO & the Dawn of Visual Social Media - Search Engine Watch ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The days of the single task "SEO and done" marketing are over. Small- to medium-sized businesses should focus on local SEO, Pinterest, and visual social marketing, according to Brett Tabke, CEO of WebmasterWorld and ...
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Google's Anatomy - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

Google's Anatomy - Search Engine Watch (#SEW) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
CEO Larry Page referred to Google+ as the company's “social spine” in an earnings call earlier this year. If Google+ is the spine then which parts of Google are the body, heart, and brain? And what provides the precious ...
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Study: Fewer UK journalists feel social media improves productivity in 2012 than in 2011

Study: Fewer UK journalists feel social media improves productivity in 2012 than in 2011 | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

The number of journalists who said they felt social media improved their productivity fell from 49 per cent in 2011 to 39 per cent in 2012.

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Jeff Jarvis: Here’s a blueprint for radical innovation in journalism education

Jeff Jarvis: Here’s a blueprint for radical innovation in journalism education | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Disruption in journalism education — just as in the profession of journalism — is as inevitable as it is deserved.

It also presents great opportunities.

Speaking for myself and not necessarily for my school, here is a notion of what journalism schools can and should be doing. We must take advantage of new ways to teach and we certainly have new skills to impart. Like other disciplines in universities, we need to explore new efficiencies so we can lower the cost of an education and stop bankrupting our students’ futures.

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‘Text is a UI’: How Journalists Can Work Usability into Online Words

‘Text is a UI’: How Journalists Can Work Usability into Online Words | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Text style and placement took center stage a few weeks back while dissecting how news orgs tweet breaking news. Where should you put “Breaking”? Should it be “BREAKING”? Do you even need it at all?
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#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – getting started in liveblogging

#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – getting started in liveblogging | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet Liveblogging platform ScribbleLive has produced a guide for journalism tutors teaching skills in real-time reporting. It includes ideas for practising covering live events before an “actual” event.
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How Old Should Your Social Media Manager Be?

How Old Should Your Social Media Manager Be? | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
There's been an onslaught of articles lately proclaiming why you should or should not specifically hire a 23-year old to ...
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Twitter ads to be geared to users' interests - Chicago Tribune

Twitter ads to be geared to users' interests - Chicago Tribune | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalTwitter ads to be geared to users' interestsChicago TribuneTwitter Inc. will begin allowing advertisers to target users based on the interests they reveal in their tweets, the social media company said Thursday.
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The newspaper died and came back as Twitter - Forbes

The newspaper died and came back as Twitter - Forbes | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

I expect Facebook to die. Eventually, it will go the way of MySpace. It will come back incarnated as something else. That’s exactly what happened to the newspaper. Sans a few exceptions, the newspaper died and came back as Twitter.

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