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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
10 rules for using eye-witness media. European Commission to launch a fact-checking hub. Reporters Without Borders launches project to determine whether news outlets are trustworthy. Swedish company Readly wants to become Spotify for magazines.
Facebook's latest gesture to news publishers is a three-month program to help them master video programming that comes with $300,000 in funding — along with workshops and advice. Facebook's Journalism Project has chosen roughly 20 news…
– Oct 8, 2019, 5:09 AM
The European Commission has taken the first step towards establishing a new digital platform to help coordinate the fight against disinformation. The European Digital Media Observatory hub will mean fact-checkers and academic researchers can bring…
– Oct 7, 2019, 11:13 AM
I finished 'She Said,' Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey's book about their Weinstein investigation for the New York Times. It is among the best non-fiction fiction books I have ever read. It is without a doubt the best book about journalism I have ever…
– Oct 7, 2019, 7:58 AM
Non-profit organisation Reporters Without Borders has launched a public questionnaire which seeks to reward trustworthy journalism with greater online reach and increased ad revenue. In May 2018, more than 120 media experts drafted the Journalism…
The type of disruption most companies and government agencies are facing right now is a once-in-every-few-centuries event. Disruption today is more than just changes in technology, or channel, or competitors — it's all of them, all at once.
– Oct 8, 2019, 9:02 AM
Bookmark these tips on featuring user-generated pictures and footage ethically and responsibly Posted: 8 October 2019 By: Jacob Granger Credit: Photo by Daniil Kuželev on User-generated content - also known as eyewitness media - can be…
– Oct 8, 2019, 8:12 AM
'I don't want to live through the death of local journalism,' said Indira Lakshmanan, executive editor, Pulitzer Centre in a podcast with Journalism.co.uk. The non-profit organisation has been supporting in-depth reporting on global issues for 13…
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 229, dated October 8, 2019. Just in: Luminary exec shuffle. For your intelligence dossier purposes: The Verge is reporting that Joe Purzycki, who co-founded the startup with Matt Sacks…
Online Journalism Blog
– Oct 7, 2019, 11:14 PM
For a number of years I've been using Slack with students on both the MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism, and the MA in Data Journalism at Birmingham City University. As a new academic year begins, here are some tips I've picked up over the…
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– Oct 7, 2019, 10:01 AM
Maria Hedengren wants Readly to be the Spotify of magazines — and believes her company can emulate its Swedish compatriot by fending off a charge into its territory from Apple. For roughly the price of a Spotify music subscription, Readly…