Tag: journalism

Fair use, tweets and screenshots

• February 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

A strange and interesting case concerning fair use/fair dealing has played out over the last few days at TechDirt, a group blog that’s been around since 1997 and that has a large online community. A Wall Street journalist claimed that her public tweets were not “publishable”, and threatened to sue if someone published them. She […]

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Covering China through social media

• January 28, 2013 • Comments (1)
Covering China through social media

I just spent an hour watching David Wertime of Tea Leaf Nation talk about China and how to cover it through social media. The speach, “Redefining the Quote: Using the Social Web to Gauge Grassroots Sentiment in China”, was given recently at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard. You can watch the […]

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Hackathon i datajournalistik

• May 7, 2012 • Comments (1)
Hackathon i datajournalistik

Det här är lag Lärarnas tidning/TV4:s presentation på Hackathon i datajournalistik som jag var på i helgen. Äntligen har journalisterna fått ett eget 24-timmars nördevent! Tillsammans med hackers, dessutom. Det är bland det roligaste jag gjort i jobbväg på många år, och det var inspirerande att se vilka resultat som kunde åstadkommas på bara ett […]

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The Guardian to contract bloggers for local news

• October 12, 2009 • Comments (4)

While Swedish national papers have moved away from local news initiatives, as local advertising markets are not ready to support costly coverage, there are examples in other countries of how to build coverage by collaborating with local bloggers. The most recent comes from the Guardian, who are looking to contract bloggers in Leeds, Cardiff and […]

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News Mixer – a great new tool for news discussion and fact-checking

• December 20, 2008 • Comments (0)
News Mixer - a great new tool for news discussion and fact-checking

The recently released test site for News Mixer is a tool for discussing news and posting your own. The focus is on Eastern Iowa – the project is a collaboration between the Medill School for Journalism‘s Crunchberry project and Gazette Communications in Cedar Rapids. So it’s not – atleast not yet – a global or […]

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Pownce shutting down, becoming part of Six Apart

• December 2, 2008 • Comments (0)

Microblogging/microstreaming service Pownce announced yesterday that they are closing down the service and becoming part of Six Apart. Leah Culver writes: We have some very big news today at Pownce. We will be closing the service and Mike and I, along with the Pownce technology, have joined Six Apart, the company behind such great blogging […]

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Good use of microblogging in journalism – give us more examples!

• November 28, 2008 • Comments (1)

Whether status updates on social media sites should count as microblogging or not, the walled garden that Facebook still is to a large extent, makes status updates if not useless from a publishing perspective then atleast difficult to accommodate as they are on an open to all site. The same goes for users whose updates […]

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Jeff Jarvis on the future of news: Investigative journalism will survive

• November 24, 2008 • Comments (0)

Speaking about the future of news, don’t miss Jeff Jarvis‘ long post on this topic over at BuzzMachine. Its focus is on local news but there’s general ideas to apply on national/topic news as well. Some great stuff! And I like his focus on community/network driven news. Jarvis doesn’t believe investigative journalism will suffer. He […]

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Will there be a dark period for journalism?

• November 18, 2008 • Comments (5)
Will there be a dark period for journalism?

Will we see the collapse of journalism as papers fail to take the step over from dead wood publishing? Or are we at a dawn of a smarter news industry? Opinions vary, and we take a look at what some are saying right now. At SIME, Joi Ito expressed concerns that professional journalism journalism may […]

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