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How the Arab Spring Moved Citizen Journalists to Use Maps, HTML5 Instead of Text
document Distributed Knowledge

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 GMT958 views
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How the Arab Spring Moved Citizen Journalists to Use Maps, HTML5 Instead of Text
US non-profit aims to bring journalists' 'lost interviews back to life'
document Crowdfunding

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 GMT790 views
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US non-profit aims to bring journalists' 'lost interviews back to life'
U.S. Journalist in Libya Finds Audience Via Kickstarter
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

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 GMT1319 views
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U.S. Journalist in Libya Finds Audience Via Kickstarter
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 GMT1597 views
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Journalist vs. microworker: a fair fight?
Can Quora Help Journalists Crowdsource Stories?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

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 GMT1554 views
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Can Quora Help Journalists Crowdsource Stories?
Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
document Distributed Knowledge

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 GMT1532 views
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Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
Vadim Lavrusik: 10 ways journalists can use Facebook
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

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 GMT749 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 GMT1521 views
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What Community Journalists Ought to Know About Crowdfunding
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 GMT967 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 GMT1648 views
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The best apps, communities & tools for writers and journalists
ENTREVESTOR: Wicked Ideas links journalists with those who can use their talents
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

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 GMT1464 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
article Distributed Knowledge

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 GMT1145 views
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New media world won’t end need for journalists–study
To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists' Dilemma
article Crowd Creativity

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 GMT2627 views
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To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists' Dilemma
50 blogs by journalists, for journalists
article Distributed Knowledge

45. National Infographic, by Juan Velasco This is another blog that has been brought to our attention by the crowdsourcing exercise – by Juan Velasco, art director of National Geographic magazine,...

Samuel BennettJan 24, 2013 12:01 pm GMT1449 views
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50 blogs by journalists, for journalists
Protections Needed for Citizen Journalists: US report
article Distributed Knowledge

The growing spectrum of individuals who commit acts of journalism are not limited to the U.S., of course. Canada's journalism landscape also relies on the contribution of citizen journalists,...

Jason RobbinsNov 29, 2013 10:24 am GMT645 views
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Protections Needed for Citizen Journalists: US report
App for journalists: Questions, for crowdsourcing via video
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

And while it must be said that most of the questions we found were fairly trivial – for example, "Would you rather be a rock star or a famous actor?" – there might be scope for...

Jayne AnnJan 14, 2014 07:38 am GMT415 views
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App for journalists: Questions, for crowdsourcing via video
Prosecution of Barrett Brown Still Threatens Journalistic Freedom in U.S.
article Distributed Knowledge

Brown, who was a prolific writer for a number of publications, including Vanity Fair, The Guardian and Huffington Post, appears to have shared the link to the Stratfor files with a team of other...

Harshida PatelMar 14, 2014 01:02 pm GMT317 views
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Prosecution of Barrett Brown Still Threatens Journalistic Freedom in U.S.
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 GMT3121 views
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20 SXSW Interactive panels that journalists should attend
Flash Journalism
document Crowd Creativity

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 GMT1605 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 GMT893 views
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Journalist Crowdsources An Article About A Crowdsourcing Company, Hilarity Ensues
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