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Clases de Periodismo. X Media Lab - The internationally acclaimed creative industries event. PAST EDITION « TEDxTransmedia 2013. TEDxTalks. Announcing the Miso Project. Today we are releasing the first part of the Miso project, a set of Open Source tools designed to make it faster and easier to create high quality interactive and data visualization content.

Announcing the Miso Project

This project has been made possible by support from our Global Development desk, who are funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation & in collaboration with Bocoup. The first part of Miso to be made public is a JavaScript library called Dataset, the website is here and the code is on Github, you can follow along development via Twitter @TheMisoProject One of the most common patterns we've found while building JavaScript-based interactive content is the need to handle a variety of data sources such as JSON files, CSVs, remote APIs and Google Spreadsheets. Dataset simplifies this part of the process by providing a set of powerful tools to import those sources and work with the data. How To Bring Live Tweets To Readers Not On Twitter.

Featuring live tweets on news websites is a great way of bringing readers who may not use Twitter into the conversations that are happening there.

How To Bring Live Tweets To Readers Not On Twitter

Large news sites often use custom code to accomplish the task. Smaller sites tend to use Twitter’s own widget, which I find slow and inadequate for the task. Online News Association. CyberJournalist.net. Periodismo con Futuro. Campfire Journalism. eCuaderno.

The Future of News. A colleague of mine at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Val Lauder, recently shared this article with the faculty e-mail list.

The Future of News

The piece, written by Johnnie L. Roberts for Newsweek, wonders “Can News Anchors like Katie Couric Survive?” I don’t know whether anchors like Katie Couric can survive, but there is one kind of news anchor that is thriving. They’re called bloggers. The Newsweek article is built around this money quote from Don Hewitt: 233grados.com.