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.…
Via Andy Bull
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.
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.
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.
"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?"
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.
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.
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
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...
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.
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.
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
9 Members Attending
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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