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The Coral Project
"The Coral Project is an open source project to help publishers of all sizes build better communities around their journalism. We’re creating tools that help everyone to feel safe, respected, and heard."
comments  journalism  opensource  software  worldwideweb  tools 
september 2017 by garrettc
Snapchat for journalists: a great big guide
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.
journalism  tutorial  snapchat  socialmedia 
may 2016 by garrettc
10 under-the-radar websites every film buff should know about
Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
cinema  film  journalism  critique 
february 2016 by garrettc
Don’t try too hard to please Twitter — and other lessons from The New York Times’ social media desk
The team that runs the Times' Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn't — from running @NYTimes in 2014.
interesting  journalism  socialmedia  twitter 
january 2015 by garrettc
Poplus
Poplus Components are independent pieces of software developed to solve a range of common problems encountered when building civic and democratic websites.
api  democracy  tools  web  society  government  community  campaigning  council  research  journalism  history 
october 2014 by garrettc
Data Journalism Handbook
A free, open source reference book on the emerging field of data journalism.
data  journalism  opendata  book  publishing  visualisation 
april 2012 by garrettc
How to engage facebook fans
How to engage Facebook fans as a journalist, according to new data: Be topical, ask questions, tell jokes.
facebook  socialmedia  socialnetworking  journalism 
january 2012 by garrettc
The New, Convoluted Life Cycle Of A Newspaper Story
How do you publish and update news when 24hr cycles don't exist any more.
journalism  media  news  publishing  storytelling  wdcs  wdcsintranet 
november 2011 by garrettc
BBC processes for verifying social media content
From the BBC College of Journalism Blog, how they verify user generated content
journalism  socialmedia  research  socialnetworking  facebook  twitter  flickr 
may 2011 by garrettc
Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data
Dan Nguyen gives and overview of how to pull data from Flash, PDF and HTMl using a wide set of tools.
data  journalism  howto  datamining  research  scraper 
january 2011 by garrettc
Kill or cure?
Help to make sense of the Daily Mail’s ongoing effort to classify every inanimate object into those that cause cancer and those that prevent it.
health  science  funny  journalism  news  humour  media  dailymail  cancer 
october 2010 by garrettc
Crime: A Tale of Two Cities - An American in London; A Brit in Baltimore
After The Wire gains popularity in the UK The Baltimore Sun and Independent perform a journalist swap.
london  baltimore  thewire  journalism 
november 2009 by garrettc
Too many anecdotes, not enough data
Anecdotes can be data, but pluralising one anecdote doesn't give you a whole bunch of data
data  research  journalism 
july 2009 by garrettc
Google's Love For Newspapers & How Little They Appreciate It
Danny Sullivan on the dying newspaper industry and how they just keep shooting themselves in the foot
google  journalism  business  media  search 
april 2009 by garrettc
Learning to Think Like A Programmer
"What’s really important is to not understand how to do magical things with code, but to learn what magical things are possible, what the necessary inputs for that magic are, and who to ask to do it."
programming  data  journalism  development  education  teaching 
january 2009 by garrettc
Barack Obama: the front pages
Guardian slideshow of how papers and magazines around the world reported Barack Obama's victory.
news  media  journalism  gallery  newspaper 
november 2008 by garrettc
Doing Local Right
Simon Willison talks about newspapers becoming more involved in their locality and acting as a hyper local listing engines / reviews system / events guide
business  community  journalism  media  newspaper  research  socialsoftware  strategy  local 
june 2007 by garrettc
Free Online Broadcast & New Media Courses
Useful and free. Guides and internal training documents from the BBC concerning televsion and radio production, journalism and style guides
radio  television  bbc  media  broadcast  multimedia  journalism  howto  free  education  editing  audio  reference  resource  sound  study  useful  video  training  tutorial  guide 
august 2006 by garrettc
Dark Miracle
A travelogue by Joshua Ellis about visiting the Trinity test site, home of the Manhattan Project.
art  blog  culture  death  government  history  information  philosophy  politics  reading  science  research  nuclear  atomic  bomb  journalism 
april 2006 by garrettc
The Annotated New York Times
NYT Stories incorporating trackbacks and citations to the blogs quoting them. Very clever idea that will push how traditional journalism and new media interact.
cool  socialsoftware  technology  politics  resource  nytimes  journalism  blog  tools 
april 2005 by garrettc

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