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Journalists use social media to interact with audiences, stay informed, find sources, and share news.
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8 ways journalists are using Spundge Notebooks

8 ways journalists are using Spundge Notebooks | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it
We created Spundge to make it easier for individuals and teams to find, share and publish content and expected our Notebooks would appeal to journalists.
Not surprisingly, reporters quickly embraced...
Mindy McAdams's insight:

List of eight ways journalists are using Spundge "Notebooks." 

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Best social media tools for journalists

Best social media tools for journalists | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

Here's a crowdsourced list of sites and tools that journalists are using in their work. The links point to articles that explain how journalists use these tools.

 

(Published Feb. 16, 2012.)

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Charlie Lares Rocha's curator insight, June 9, 2013 9:24 PM

Print Journalism is a dying art. Sadly, I push foward to see newspapers and print disappear into the past. Online is new, its trend, its now!

Pepa Badell Serra's comment, September 9, 2013 1:46 AM
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Social media tool aims to help journalists find undiscovered, reliable sources on Twitter

Social media tool aims to help journalists find undiscovered, reliable sources on Twitter | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"I wonder how reporters could have used those tweets to chase down leads and fill in some of the details of [Whitney] Houston’s death."

 

A prototype tool, developed by researchers at Rutgers University and Microsoft, designed to help you track down sources: SRSR (Seriously Rapid Source Review).

 

(Published Feb. 14, 2012.)

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Tools to Help Entrepreneurial Journalists

Tools to Help Entrepreneurial Journalists | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"Here’s a quick guide to some of the most useful, easy-to-use tools for any journalist developing a project without a big budget or a lot of time to invest in learning new tech."

 

(Published Jan. 27, 2012.) Includes one of my top faves, Evernote. I don't know how I ever lived without this free app on my phone.

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Social basics: 10 of the best engagement and analytics tools

Social basics: 10 of the best engagement and analytics tools | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

“If you’re just starting out in social media and looking for something to make running and measuring your campaigns a bit easier, here are a few of the most widely used and effective social media management and analytics tools available ...”

 

(Published Nov. 20, 2012.)

 

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6 things we learned about journalism from Social Media Week

6 things we learned about journalism from Social Media Week | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"It’s good to remember that some of these social tools have good internal uses for journalists; they’re not just for broadcasting to the public."

 

(Published Feb. 15, 2012.)

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iPhone App Teaches ‘Reporting 101’ to Citizen Journalists

iPhone App Teaches ‘Reporting 101’ to Citizen Journalists | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

A new app from the Global Media Forum called "Get it Right" provides a crash course in journalism, designed to improve the quality and reliability of reports delivered by citizen journalists.

 

"It offers a series of exercises designed to help citizen journalists develop their news sense, frame their stories, and improve their writing."


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6 Ways Media Are Using Digital Tools to Cover the Election

6 Ways Media Are Using Digital Tools to Cover the Election | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"These digital media innovations are giving readers unprecedented access to the election. Many of these online features are interactive, contributing to a two-way conversation between journalists and readers and changing the political journalism ballgame."

 

(Published Jan. 26, 2012.)

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