Starting a journalism nonprofit? Read this guide... →
The Digital Media Law Project’s new IRS guide provides an SAT-prep style walk through of the 501(c)(3) process for news nonprofits.
A new kind of summer job: open source coding with... →
“It’s only Spring Break for most college students, but summer vacation will be here before you know it. Instead of getting stuck babysitting your little sister or mowing your neighbor’s lawn, apply for Google Summer of Code and spend the summer of 2012 earning money writing code for open source projects.”
Learn How To Build News Apps With ProPublica’s New... →
Can a good reporter with smarts and some technical savvy become a news app developer? ProPublica, the online news organization that has blazed a path in creating innovative news apps, is offering a paid fellowship to find out.
Teaching liveblogging →
One of the biggest problems in teaching liveblogging – and of much of online journalism in fact – is getting students to ‘unlearn’ assumptions about journalism production learned in an analogue context. You can talk about the need to operate across a network, to multitask and to look for where the need lies – but there’s nothing like experience to drill that home.
Final Cut Pro X Tutorial, Web-Based and Totally... →
Getting Started Overview of the Interface Keywords and Ratings Different Kinds of Edits Overwrite Editing Using Markers Clip Appearance Tools The Precision Editor Transitions Transition Details Titles Transforming Built-In Video Effects Clip Effects Generators Compound Clips Storylines Auditions Retiming Clips for slow motion and fast motion Clip analysis for stabilization and...
4 Ways to Build Sustainable Journalism Startups -... →
a new study by the Renaissance Journalism Center seeks to surveyed 32 media startups to see what challenges they are facing in terms of preserving and obtaining funds.
Report: Journalism Schools Must Fill Void for... →
The New America Foundation has released a new report calling for journalism schools to help local communities engage and access information. Endorses leveraging a ‘teaching hospital model’ in journalism education
Teaching Entrepreneurial Journalism →
Invest in your career We are optimists about the future of news. We believe the future of journalism will be shaped by entrepreneurs who develop new business models and innovative projects – either working on their own or within traditional media companies. http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/academics/entrepreneurial-journalism/
10 common video storytelling mistakes (and how to... →
—> .01 you don’t prioritize sound Audiences seem quite happy to tolerate poor quality pictures – they don’t mind mobile phone footage for example; but they will not tolerate crappy sound. End of. Invest in a good quality clip microphone for interviews and a Rodemic or similar for on board sound.
Five Google tools journalists don't use but should... →
You may think you know Google, but here are lesser-known tools that can help journalists with everything from reporting on natural disasters to hunting for new sources. IJNet found these five tools that can simplify reporting and give stories a dynamic approach:
Jad Abumrad, Radiolab’s ‘genius’ storyteller, on... →
Abumrad, a musician by training, calls himself Radiolab’s “art director.” He thinks the craft of storytelling and the content are, or should be, inextricable
The newsonomics of 1, 2, 3, 4 » Nieman Journalism... →
1 Brand 2 Revenue Streams 3 Products 4G* (*nation-wide broadband speed access for all devices)
BBC Internet Blog: BBC Journalism Portal White... →
“the development of the BBC Journalism Portal explores how the BBC, along with other news broadcasters and technology suppliers is looking to exploit current technology solutions. It complements and builds on a number of the themes set out in the BBC Technology Strategy paper thereby, we hope, stimulating and focussing debate in a very practical way around a specific topic - the development...
Web Video Chefs | Serving Fresh Weekly Video... →
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Using Reporting and Multimedia to Understand News– The Events in Libya: Using Reporting and Multimedia to Understand News - NYTimes.com