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Journalist vs. microworker: a fair fight?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

It’s time journalists stopped treating crowdsourcing as the enemy. Crowdsourced content is not meant to rival the New York Times. It’s a high volume, low cost writing model: a fast-growing...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 15, 2011 10:40 pm GMT1774 views
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Journalist vs. microworker: a fair fight?
Can Quora Help Journalists Crowdsource Stories?
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Rob Pegoraro, an Arlington, Va.-based journalist, says- although he doesn’t use it specifically for developing sources or reporting stories, he sees Quora as “a way to come across interesting...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 12, 2011 05:58 am GMT1716 views
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Can Quora Help Journalists Crowdsource Stories?
How the Arab Spring Moved Citizen Journalists to Use Maps, HTML5 Instead of Text
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Mapping has also emerged as an effective way of covering the news, noted Patrick Meier co-founder of the International Network of Crisis Mappers at Ushahidi, mentioning Syria Tracker, a...

Samuel BennettDec 14, 2011 12:49 am GMT1077 views
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How the Arab Spring Moved Citizen Journalists to Use Maps, HTML5 Instead of Text
Vadim Lavrusik: 10 ways journalists can use Facebook
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Facebook's New York-based journalism programme manager Vadim Lavrusik shares the following tips on how journalists can best make use of the platform: Crowdsource your community Facebook...

Jayne AnnApr 25, 2012 02:03 pm GMT827 views
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Vadim Lavrusik: 10 ways journalists can use Facebook
What Community Journalists Ought to Know About Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding will let small investors get stock in small companies. But offering equity is not the only way to crowdfund under the new JOBS Act. The new act may also enable microlending, according...

Fiona MaresApr 28, 2012 02:36 am GMT1700 views
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What Community Journalists Ought to Know About Crowdfunding
US non-profit aims to bring journalists' 'lost interviews back to life'
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The project recently launched a crowdfunding page on Kickstarter to raise some financial support for the audio interview archive project, and is on a mission to collect 30 interviews within 30...

Claire MackayJun 27, 2012 12:28 pm GMT888 views
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US non-profit aims to bring journalists' 'lost interviews back to life'
Study shows increasing dependence of UK journalists on social media
article Distributed Knowledge

The number of journalists who said they felt social media improved their productivity fell from 49 per cent in 2011 to 39 per cent in 2012. At the same time, the percentage of those who disagreed...

Fritz SchaeferSep 23, 2012 09:51 pm GMT1047 views
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Study shows increasing dependence of UK journalists on social media
The best apps, communities & tools for writers and journalists
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Here are some of the best communities for writers and journalists are as follows: Quora Co-founded by former Facebookers Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever in 2010, Quora users can upvote or...

April SchmidtSep 30, 2012 06:36 am GMT1775 views
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The best apps, communities & tools for writers and journalists
App for Journalists: Bobler, for Creating Socially Shareable Audio
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Bobler could also be used in crowdsourcing audio by location, or around a particular topic or event. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsJun 17, 2014 01:27 pm GMT409 views
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App for Journalists: Bobler, for Creating Socially Shareable Audio
20 SXSW Interactive panels that journalists should attend
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Among all the South by Southwest Interactive panels, a topic on crowdsourcing is included: Better Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned From the3six5 Project If you want to learn more about how to...

Archenette EvangelioJan 20, 2011 02:45 pm GMT3319 views
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20 SXSW Interactive panels that journalists should attend
U.S. Journalist in Libya Finds Audience Via Kickstarter
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The Kickstarter campaign, “Libyan Youth in Revolution,” aims to raise $30,000 in one month. That money will go to Anderson’s bare necessities like food, shelter and protection as she ventures into...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 31, 2011 01:26 pm GMT1480 views
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U.S. Journalist in Libya Finds Audience Via Kickstarter
Flash Journalism
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Longshot Magazine accepts submissions from content creators around the world: writers, photographers, illustrators, proofreaders, baristas, and “especially bartenders,” says the magazine’s about...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 29, 2011 08:54 pm GMT1738 views
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Flash Journalism
Journalist Crowdsources An Article About A Crowdsourcing Company, Hilarity Ensues
document Distributed Knowledge

The resulting article, written with tongue firmly in cheek is an excellent example of the dangers of “content engineering.” Unlike, say, a banking program, content is difficult to engineer. If...

Adam FrazerAug 17, 2011 09:35 pm GMT996 views
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Journalist Crowdsources An Article About A Crowdsourcing Company, Hilarity Ensues
Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
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Citizen journalists are providing a valuable service to their communities. They are relentlessly searching for the truth by preserving liberty and democracy. They are doing all of this without...

Adam FrazerFeb 19, 2012 11:56 pm GMT1654 views
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Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
Michigan tornado coverage shows off Heritage journalists’ digital skills
document Distributed Knowledge

As Managing Editor Michelle Rogers explained in her blog post about the coverage: As a group of weekly publications in print, it has been an ongoing challenge to get our audience to realize we’re...

Claire MackayMar 24, 2012 08:37 am GMT952 views
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Michigan tornado coverage shows off Heritage journalists’ digital skills
Vyclone: This collaborative video app is just what citizen journalists ordered
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Vyclone lets you upload a clip to its servers, where other users can throw their own shots into the mix to create a crowdsourced movie encompassing, literally, different points-of-view.

Fritz SchaeferMay 18, 2012 12:38 pm GMT868 views
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Vyclone: This collaborative video app is just what citizen journalists ordered
Egypt: Documentary on Female Journalist of the Revolution going on US Tour
document Crowdfunding

To fund the tours and campaigns around the video and political participation they've set up a crowd-funding campaign to raise 12,000 USD. They have until July 11th to reach their financial...

Harshida PatelJun 15, 2012 01:49 pm GMT1110 views
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Egypt: Documentary on Female Journalist of the Revolution going on US Tour
ENTREVESTOR: Wicked Ideas links journalists with those who can use their talents
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Lisa Hrabluk is thinking about a sort of crowdsourcing solution that would serve as a sort of online market in which various organizations can post jobs that journalists would bid for. But the key...

Jayne AnnNov 13, 2012 02:53 am GMT1553 views
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ENTREVESTOR: Wicked Ideas links journalists with those who can use their talents
New media world won’t end need for journalists–study
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There's no doubt that crowdsourcing takes the news media into different level but in certain kinds of reporting, professional journalists cannot be replaced by machines or crowdsourcing. It...

Benjamin FosselNov 29, 2012 04:13 am GMT1245 views
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New media world won’t end need for journalists–study
To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists' Dilemma
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The oft-heard phrase, "We’re all citizen journalists, now," may not be empirically true, but there’s some evidence to support the notion. Many major news stories hinge on media grabbed...

Pablo BracciniDec 05, 2012 11:22 pm GMT2856 views
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To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists' Dilemma
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