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Snapchat for journalists: a great big guide

Snapchat for journalists: a great big guide | Webortash | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago I started writing a post about Snapchat for journalists. It ended up so long that I decided to turn it into a small ebook. But I thought I'd split that original draft - just under half the length of the finished ebook - across a number of posts here on OJB.…
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How to Write an Effective Press Release? Journalists Answer

How to Write an Effective Press Release? Journalists Answer | Webortash | Scoop.it
How to write useful and effective press releases? What mistakes to avoid? Do the traditional forms of contacting the media still work? What irritates the media the most in the releases they get?

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Andy Bull's curator insight, May 12, 9:14 AM
My advice, quoted within this post, is: Don't write a press release, write a news story. 
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Leicester City: Premier League champions 'could be worth £200m'

Leicester City: Premier League champions 'could be worth £200m' | Webortash | Scoop.it
The value of Leicester's squad could quadruple after their Premier League title win, according to agent David Seligman.
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New York Times: The homepage still plays a prominent role

New York Times: The homepage still plays a prominent role | Webortash | Scoop.it

The news organisation has mostly been focusing on revamping its mobile apps, but the next step is bringing some of the learnings from the process back to the homepage.

 


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DocPresseESJ's curator insight, January 11, 11:27 AM

Last June, employees were encouraged to write and publish stories with their mobile audience in mind.

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Facebook Was The One Network People Used Less In 2014

Facebook Was The One Network People Used Less In 2014 | Webortash | Scoop.it

new comprehensive survey shows that out of the eight biggest social networks, Facebook was the only one to see a decline in the rate of people actively using the site per month over 2014 — a pattern that was consistent in regions across the world — while others like Pinterest and Tumblr saw large jumps in activity. 

 


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74% of teachers say educational technology is a student motivator

74% of teachers say educational technology is a student motivator | Webortash | Scoop.it
  Infographic courtesy of PBS Learning Media.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 1, 2014 9:44 AM

Here we go! Gonna print this one out on old-school paper. ;)

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 1, 2014 11:18 AM

When digital technologies are used well, they not only motivate they enhance learning. When they are poorly used, they distract from learning and motivation.

 

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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, October 2, 2014 10:19 AM

A nice infographic that guides technology use in the classroom. The key is to remember we what technology that supports learning.

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Visual Journalism Unit: Multiplatform collaboration

Visual Journalism Unit: Multiplatform collaboration | Webortash | Scoop.it

Journalists and designers from the Visual Journalism Unit talk about the latest graphics technology being used by BBC News.


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Looking for the soul of journalism's new machines at ONA 2014

Looking for the soul of journalism's new machines at ONA 2014 | Webortash | Scoop.it
Journalism won't be truly reformed until we focus a little less on becoming the virus and a lot more on becoming the cure, whether it's for the wounded souls of Ferguson or struggling folks like Maria Fernandes, who died just trying to make ends meet.

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Sociological Images » Seeing is Believing

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Sociological Images encourages people to exercise and develop their sociological imaginations with discussions of compelling visuals that span the breadth of sociological inquiry.

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How comics journalism brings stories to life

How comics journalism brings stories to life | Webortash | Scoop.it
Chicago's Illustrated Press is at the forefront of a burgeoning movement

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Damiano Celestini's curator insight, September 23, 2014 7:15 AM

Il concetto di applicare il formato graphic novel al giornalismo non è nuovo, ovviamente. Ma la Illustrated Press ha accresciuto la sua popolarità e la produzione negli ultimi anni, spinta anche dalla facilità di pubblicare on-line e dal successo dei contenuti visivi sui social media.


Ho tradotto in Italiano una parte dell'articolo qui: http://www.notiziemultitasking.it/post/98219577725/illustrated-press-storia-del-successo-del-giornalismo

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Why Some Schools Are Selling All Their iPads

Why Some Schools Are Selling All Their iPads | Webortash | Scoop.it
Four years after Apple introduced its popular tablet, many districts are switching to laptops.

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Facebook and Social Media | The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley

Facebook and Social Media | The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley | Webortash | Scoop.it

“Many positives and benefits for journalists to post on social media but why? Take a look why! http://t.co/LdVPSpBctk #JMC305”


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Andy Bull's curator insight, September 14, 2014 2:00 PM
Good overview on using social media for journalism
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Google has open sourced a tool for inferring cause from correlations

Google has open sourced a tool for inferring cause from correlations | Webortash | Scoop.it
Google open sourced a new package for the R statistical computing software that’s designed to help users infer whether a particular action really did cause subsequent activity. Google has been using the tool, called CausalImpact, to measure AdWords campaigns but it has broader appeal.

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From bingo games to brackets, The Washington Post is building “alternative story forms”

From bingo games to brackets, The Washington Post is building “alternative story forms” | Webortash | Scoop.it
"We want something easy for Post journalists to go into, find, and embed within their stories, and to get the whole organization thinking: what's the best way to get a user to understand and engage with a story?"

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Evolving Leadership in the Digital Age

Evolving Leadership in the Digital Age | Webortash | Scoop.it

Today leaders face added complications of rapidly changing technology, virtual working teams separated by cultural and geographical boundaries, and the difficulties of making decisions when faced with an overload of information.

 


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People Power's curator insight, May 19, 11:32 AM
It's not just leaders .. all of us - wake up - and don’t wait for the 'leaders' - they will follow
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The Daily Telegraph is now monitoring when journalists are at their desks

It may be the grimmest newsroom innovation since the morgue. Earlier today, journalists at The Daily Telegraph filed into their newsroom to discover the paper’s bosses had installed devices t…

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Luís António Santos's curator insight, January 11, 12:15 PM

...Brother where art thou...

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Journalism, media and technology predictions 2016

Journalism, media and technology predictions 2016 | Webortash | Scoop.it
Robo-journalists, an ongoing battle between publishers and adblockers, bendy smartphones and social media for the workplace; the Reuters Institute launches its new Digital News Project with a set of technology and industry predictions for the global media’s year ahead.

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celestino Joanguete's curator insight, January 12, 10:02 PM

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Sosiaalinen portfolio: näin saat töitä tulevaisuudessa

Sosiaalinen portfolio: näin saat töitä tulevaisuudessa | Webortash | Scoop.it

Ennen portfoliota tarvittiin lähinnä vain luovilla aloilla. Tulevaisuudessa portfolio tai blogi voi olla työnsaannin edellytys lähes kaikessa asiantuntijatyössä. Osaaminen pitää lyödä tiskiin tai muuten kukaan ei usko, että sellaista on olemassa. Läpinäkyvyys toimii, mystinen sumuverho ei niinkään


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The Guardian has a new format for liveblogs to make them more readable

The Guardian has a new format for liveblogs to make them more readable | Webortash | Scoop.it

The Guardian has a new setup for its liveblogs that aims to fix some of their eternal problems — chief among them that they're great for in-the-moment following along, but cryptic and unnavigable after the fact: Paul Owen, who is responsible for the...


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Brace yourself for the corporate journalism wave

Brace yourself for the corporate journalism wave | Webortash | Scoop.it

Corporations are tempted to take over journalism with increasingly better content. For the profession, this carries both dangers and hopes for new revenue streams.


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Gamifying Current Affairs: Al Jazeera Launches ‘Pirate Fishing’ Game - 10,000 Words

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Gamifying Current Affairs: Al Jazeera Launches ‘Pirate Fishing’ Game


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What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning?

What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning? | Webortash | Scoop.it

Why do I characterize this explanation as a flipped classroom and not flipped learning? Because, contrary to popular belief, these terms are not synonymous. Yet nearly every article written on these topics mistakenly equates them.

 

 


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Maria Persson's curator insight, September 18, 2014 11:13 PM

Keep in mind that no matter what 'method' you use it should be focused on the student and their learning. Very well explained in this article!

Robin Yu's curator insight, November 29, 2014 7:45 PM

Well explained.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 22, 2015 8:28 PM

This is a very important difference. 

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The Single Most Important Factor for iPad Success in Schools

The Single Most Important Factor for iPad Success in Schools | Webortash | Scoop.it

The researchers found that "personal 'ownership' of the device is seen as the single most important factor for successful use of this technology." They found ownership is fundamental for increasing students levels of motivation, interest, and engagement. Personal ownership promotes greater student autonomy and self-efficacy. Best of all, ownership encourages students to take more responsibility for their learning.


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Science Says Imagery Is a Powerful Psych-Up Tool

Science Says Imagery Is a Powerful Psych-Up Tool | Webortash | Scoop.it
In a new study, a quieter version of psyching up was proven effective, as long as the timing is right.

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Pacific Northwest Journalists - Join Hacks/Hackers PDX at the Portland Open News Hackathon

Help be part of the future of news at the 1st ever Portland Open News Hackathon

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014, 9:00 AM

George S. Turnbull Center, University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication
70 NW Couch St, Third Floor (White Stag Building) Portland, OR

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Our dilemma: How can we build software or other tools to help harness, verify and prioritize news and information coming from members of our community? Every day there are things happening in our community that neighbors and community members are eyewitnesses to – but how can we discern fact from fiction, rumor from real news? Can we utilize a netw...

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Our dilemma: How can we build software or other tools to help harness, verify and prioritize news and information coming from members of our community?
Every day there are things happening in our comm

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