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Guido Romeo (Wired): “Per il Data Journalism ci vuole la squadra ... - City

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«Per lavorare con i dati bisogna essere almeno in tre: uno che scrive, uno che conta e uno che disegna».
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Tactical Technology Collective | Turning information into action

Tactical Technology Collective | Turning information into action | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Tactical Tech is an organisation dedicated to the use of information in activism.

We focus on the use of data, design and technology in campaigning through our Evidence & Action programme and on helping activists understand and manage their digital security and privacy risks through our Privacy & Expression programme.

We also provide services through our creative agency for advocacy, Tactical Studios. 

Use this site to browse all our toolkits and guides, watch our films, find out about our trainings and events, read the latest news and learn more about our work.


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If you REALLY want to be a journalist - you need the answers to these 10 questions | Multimedia Journalism

If you REALLY want to be a journalist - you need the answers to these 10 questions | Multimedia Journalism | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

The answers are designed to fully inform you about the state of the journalism trade today in the US and the UK.


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Study: Mobile news "snacking" is up sharply, but tablets are the killer news devices

Study: Mobile news "snacking" is up sharply, but tablets are the killer news devices | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
People are turning to their mobile devices to read news more often than ever before, but they’re spending less time in news apps each time they do so, according to new figures from mobile and Web a...

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Digital Gloss's curator insight, August 14, 2013 1:38 PM

The most interesting note in this article is that the way people tend to share news stories is not so much Twitter and Facebook but email!

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Te la do io la notizia

Te la do io la notizia | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
Il giornalismo partecipativo, o citizen journalism che dir si voglia, è un'area di grandissime potenzialità sia in termini di produzione di contenuti che di modalità di relazione e coinvolgimento d...
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Journalism and media: Who's watching the watchmen? |

Journalism and media: Who's watching the watchmen? | | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Reports on traditional news outlets, such as print and broadcast struggling to be financially viable. are nothing new. In a previous blog post, I quoted a statistic from IBM that claimed 90 per cent of all data has been created in the last two years alone.

With the rise of social media and the ability for anyone with access to a computer to create a blog, the supply of possible news sources has exploded since the web gained mainstream acceptance years ago.

The public’s demand for content and news has dramatically increased. However, the exponential growth in supply of news sources such as social media, 24-hour news channels, and everything in between, has created a glut of information effectively driving down the value of real news. This is essentially a supply-and-demand problem. Combined with disruptive technology and better methodologies for advertising, traditional media outlets have been forced to make changes to the ways in which they report and monetize news content.


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5 Things Journalists and Musicians Have in Common

5 Things Journalists and Musicians Have in Common | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
On the surface, the news and music industries seem like completely different animals. With a closer look, though, you can see how the Web has thrown the entire media business into uncharted territory.

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Andy Bull's curator insight, July 17, 2013 12:47 PM

Fascinating post: this segment sticks out for me: "

Neither industry will ever die, so we shouldn’t act like it will.

Not so conveniently, I seem to have read doomsday pieces about the death of journalism daily in the first two years of college. Since then, we’ve figured out that there are just more ways to pursue these avenues now.

As Gigaom’s Mathew Ingram wrote, newswriting will not become obsolete due to citizen journalism and the Web. Rather, it will transform “not so much as an institution, but as a state of mind and a series of beliefs, and a way of behaving.” Musicians might view their industry the same way."

 
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How to get started as a multimedia journalist

How to get started as a multimedia journalist | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

I’ve now covered almost all of the 5 roles in an investigations team I posted about earlier this year – apart from the multimedia journalist role. So here’s how to get started in that role. Multime...


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Andy Bull's curator insight, July 5, 2013 3:41 PM
Excellent survey of multimedia journalism that advocates beginning with the story, and deciding which media it can best be told in. Mirrors the approach taken in my www.multimedia-journalism.co.uk textbook
Paul K Saunders's curator insight, July 6, 2013 10:36 AM

Interesting and something to take on board if you working in the journalist space

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Thanks to the web, journalism is now something you do -- not something you are

Thanks to the web, journalism is now something you do -- not something you are | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

The fact that it is more difficult than ever to decide who qualifies as a “journalist” may make for a confusing media landscape, and it may trouble some professional journalists and media outlets, but in the long run we are better off.


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The danger of journalism that moves too quickly beyond fact | Poynter.

The best thinking about journalism’s future benefits from its being in touch with technology’s potential. But it can get in its own way when it simplifies and repudiates the intelligence of journalism’s past.

 

That is happening, to a degree, in a discussion gaining momentum lately that journalism should now largely move beyond fact gathering and toward synthesis and interpretation.


The NSA story is just the latest case that shows the importance, and the elusiveness, of simply knowing what has really happened.


In a Nieman Journalism Lab post, Jonathan Stray made the case recently for moving beyond facts, or what might be called The Displacement Theory of Journalism. “The Internet has solved the basic distribution of event-based facts in a variety of ways; no one needs a news organization to know what the White House is saying when all press briefings are posted on YouTube. What we do need is someone to tell us what it means.”...


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, June 23, 2013 8:25 PM

Thoughtful post from Tom Rosenstiel about the challenges of journalism and need for interpretation, context...  Journalists need to do more than interpret the stream of nonsense in the social media channels whether from official sources or the public.

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How newspapers and Twitter work together to drive revenue | Twitter Blog

How newspapers and Twitter work together to drive revenue | Twitter Blog | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Like television, Twitter and newspapers go together. Not only as a place to break the biggest live stories of the day, but as a way to connect newspapers to their readers and extend relationships with advertisers.

 

For Linda Grant, managing director of the UK’s free national newspaper @MetroUK, Twitter not only provides a window into the lives of the paper’s readers; it contributes to the bottom line.

 

Grant (@UrbanLinda), who has been managing director of Metro since 2011, spoke to Twitter (full video below) about how she uses the platform and recalls the moment it struck home that the way news was being reported was changing. That moment was a summer afternoon two years ago when news of the tragic death of singer Amy Winehouse broke.

 

“The first time it really drove home the power of Twitter and how things had changed was on a late Saturday afternoon when I saw a Tweet saying that Amy Winehouse had died. The speed at which that story unfolded and the way in which I felt it reported live by the power of the network I was on, rather than broadcast media, really blew me away and signalled to me that things had changed,” Grant recalls.

 

Twitter has long been part of Grant’s routine. She uses it to see what readers are saying about Metro, which distributes 1.3 million copies each weekday morning, in terms of customer service and as a way to grow the paper’s relationship with readers.

 


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I cani da Guardian dei giornali

I cani da Guardian dei giornali | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
Cosa possono fare le grandi e piccole testate per trasformare il brand in un nuovo motore dell’editoria? La storia del Guardian e quel bar che ha cambiato il rapporto con i lettori

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10 tips for journalists who work from home

10 tips for journalists who work from home | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Advice shared by followers of @journalismnews and @freelance_hacks


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How newsrooms manage UGC in breaking news situations

How newsrooms manage UGC in breaking news situations | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
Pocket-sized cameras and social media have led to user-generated content becoming a permanent fixture of breaking news, but how can journalists find the signal in the noise?

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5 tips for reporters entering the digital journalism world | Journalism.co.uk

5 tips for reporters entering the digital journalism world | Journalism.co.uk | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Sharing quality content with their audience, engaging with readers below the line and building their brand, these are just some of the tips for new journalists shared at a journalism event today.

 

Speaking at the NCTJ's Journalism Skills Conference at Bournemouth University, a panel were asked to give advice to journalists, particularly those entering the field.

 

The panel featured Peter Bale, vice president and general manager of CNN International Digital; Pete Clifton, executive producer for MSN UK; and Liisa Rohumaa, a journalism lecturer at Bournemouth University...


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, November 28, 2013 3:33 AM

Superb advice for journalists in the future digital world and advice any marketing, PR or content professional should heed.

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Acompanhar a mundança!

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How the Internet Can Save Journalism | Ackerman & Ayres Blog | Huff Post

How the Internet Can Save Journalism | Ackerman & Ayres Blog | Huff Post | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

The sale of the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos is just the most recent episode in the decline and fall of professional journalism. By selling out to a mega-billionaire without any newspaper experience, the Graham family has put a priceless national asset at the mercy of a single outsider. Perhaps Jeff Bezos will use his new plaything responsibly; perhaps not; if not, one of the few remaining sources of serious journalism will be lost.

 

The crisis in the English-speaking world will turn into a catastrophe in smaller language zones. The English-speaking market is so large that advertisers will pay a lot to gain access to the tens of millions of readers who regularly click onto the New York Times or the Guardian. But the Portuguese-reading public is far too small to support serious journalism on the internet. What happens to Portuguese democracy when nobody is willing to pay for old-fashioned newspapers?

 

The blogosphere can't be expected to take up the slack. First-class reporting on national and international affairs isn't for amateurs. It requires lots of training and lots of contacts and lots of expenses. It also requires reporters with the well-honed capacity to write for a broad audience -- something that eludes the overwhelming majority of academic specialists and think-tank policy wonks. And it requires editors who recognize the need to maintain their organization's long-term credibility when presenting the hot-button news of the day. The modern newspaper created the right incentives, but without a comparable business model for the new technology, blogging will degenerate into a postmodern nightmare -- with millions spouting off without any concern for the facts.

We can't afford to wait for the invisible hand to come up with a new way to provide economic support for serious journalism. To be sure, the financial press has proved moderately successful in persuading readers to pay for online access; and mainstream media are now trying to emulate this success. But if tens of millions of readers don't succumb to the charms of PayPal -- and quickly -- now is the time for some creative thinking.

For starters, it would be a mistake to rely on a BBC-style solution. It is one thing for government to serve as a major source of news; quite another to give it a virtual monopoly on reporting. This could mean the death of critical fact-based inquiry when a demagogic government takes power -- this risk is especially great in small language zones, where outside media can't take up the slack.

 

Enter the Internet news voucher. Under our proposal, each news article on the web will end by asking readers whether it contributed to their political understanding. If so, they can click the yes-box, and send the message to a National Endowment for Journalism -- which would obtain an annual appropriation from the government. This money would be distributed to news organizations on the basis of a strict mathematical formula: the more clicks, the bigger the check from the Endowment.

 

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Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post and the media industry goes back to the future

Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post and the media industry goes back to the future | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos’s acquisition of the Washington Post is another sign of how the mass media industry is shifting back to an earlier model — and if anyone can figure out how to make that model work in a digital age, it’s probably Jeff Bezos.

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Edizioni Native Digitali

Edizioni Native Digitali | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it
Dopo la chiusura pochi mesi fa del «The Daily», testata per tablet che nelle intenzioni avrebbe dovuto segnare l’inizio della rivoluzione editoriale, arriva ora la notizia di un altro fallimento. S...
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Three tips for newspapers getting started in data journalism | IJNet

Three tips for newspapers getting started in data journalism | IJNet | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

To cultivate a loyal audience in today's media environment, newspapers must do more than simply churn out stories.

 

Editors and their newsrooms should create usable products, like data-driven news and information tools, to serve their readers, said Knight International Journalism Fellow Justin Arenstein at the World Editors Forum in Bangkok during his master's class for editors.

 

Data journalism is “no longer just entertainment and no longer just voyeurism but creating decision-making tools based on news reporting,” said Arenstein, according to the International News Media Association (INMA). Here are a few tips for newspapers getting started with data journalism, gleaned from INMA's summary of the session:

 

Choose stories with long-term value.

 

Join the open data community.

 

Encourage newsroom staff to learn on their own.

 

full article http://ijnet.org/blog/three-tips-newspapers-getting-started-data-journalism


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The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley

The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

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Rodrigo Mesquita's curator insight, July 10, 2013 1:42 PM

a transição para o jornalismo digital, num guia da UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism #newcosystem

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How Newsrooms Can Adopt a Mobile-First Mindset | Mediashift | PBS

How Newsrooms Can Adopt a Mobile-First Mindset | Mediashift | PBS | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

First, it was the Web. Now, mobile is the “second tidal wave of change about to collide with the news industry,” said Cory Bergman, general manager of Breaking News, a mobile-first startup owned by NBC News Digital.

 

As more consumers access news on their mobile devices, news organizations are seeing traffic to their websites from desktop computers flatten or decline. And in some regions, such as many parts of Africa, users are leapfrogging the Web altogether and going straight to mobile.

 

Although many newsroom leaders believe a “mobile, too” approach — a focus on mobile in addition to other platforms — will be enough, that mentality is shortsighted, Bergman said in a recent Poynter Online chat.

Joining Bergman to discuss the news industry’s transition to mobile were Poynter’s Regina McCombs and Damon Kiesow, senior product manager for mobile at the Boston Globe and Boston.com.


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Technological Disobedience : a moral liberation

"Take a typical stressful situation, such as losing your job. You could say that the hardship of being unemployed could be depressing and stress-inducing, and thus kill any attempts at creativity. Understandable. However, if you see losing your job as freedom from the restrictions of your previous job, suddenly everything starts to look a little different. Instead of it being a negative, "I have no job" it becomes a positive, "Now I am free to explore new things"."


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Why Social Media Isn ' t Doing For Us What London's Coffee Houses Did For ... - Forbes

Why Social Media Isn ' t Doing For Us What London's Coffee Houses Did For ... - Forbes | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Why Social Media Isn't Doing For Us What London's Coffee Houses Did For ...


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Tool for journalists: Repost, for embedding articles

Tool for journalists: Repost, for embedding articles | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Repost creates an embed code for a whole article, allowing you to embed it in the same way as you would a YouTube or Vimeo video


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Sempre più giornalisti si sentono ‘’digital first’’ | LSDI

Sempre più giornalisti si sentono ‘’digital first’’ | LSDI | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Un numero crescente di giornalisti nel mondo si considerano  ‘’digital first’’ e vedono i social media come una parte importante del loro lavoro.

 

Lo ha accertato una  Ricerca sul giornalismo digitale svolto da Oriella PR, un network internazionale che riunisce 16 agenzie di comunicazione, attraverso un sondaggio compiuto interpellando 553 giornalisti di 15 paesi.

 

Come segnala  Paid Content,

- il 59% dei giornalisti coinvolti nello studio hanno usato twitter nel 2013, contro il 47% del 2012;

- l’ uso di Twitter è molto alto nei paesi di lungua inglese, mentre solo un terzo dei giornalisti tedeschi, invece, hanno un account su Twitter.


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Facebook Will Launch A News Reader At June 20th Press Event - TechCrunch

Facebook Will Launch A News Reader At June 20th Press Event - TechCrunch | Journalism, media and social | Scoop.it

Business Insider Facebook Will Launch A News Reader At June 20th Press Event TechCrunch The upcoming death of Google Reader and the addition of hashtags signal Facebook will likely launch a news reader at the June 20th press event it's just sent...


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