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Journalistools. Recite. Cheap & useful tools that can help entrepreneurial journalists be more efficient. When it comes to tools, entrepreneurial journalists have the advantage of being free.

Cheap & useful tools that can help entrepreneurial journalists be more efficient

Free of the obligation to use a news organization’s clunky software packages. Free from layers of tech bureaucracy. Journalisme web : 10 tendances tech & 30 outils. Voici le cru 2011 des 10 tendances technologiques utiles au journalistes en ligne, flairées par Amy Webb, et présentées hier à Boston lors de la conférence de l’ONA.

Journalisme web : 10 tendances tech & 30 outils

Comme toujours, salle comble et show assuré ! Voici le cru 2011 de son top 10 : 1 – Le « search » affiné Les résultats recherchés sur Google, Yahoo ou Bing ne sont plus assez pertinents pour les journalistes ou sont trop personnalisés. Information venue du Web, check! Crédit: DR Comment être sûr qu’un témoignage, publié sur un réseau social, est authentique?

Information venue du Web, check!

Comment s’assurer qu’une image n’est pas un photomontage ou un vieux cliché ressorti des limbes? 8 Google Chrome Extensions for Journalists. When you’re browsing the web for information to help write your story, no browser helps you pull together your work better than Google Chrome.

8 Google Chrome Extensions for Journalists

Google Chrome allows you to add extensions to increase the functionality of the browser and help turn it into a real writing and compiling powerhouse. Here are eight Google Chrome extensions which can help journalists get more done with Google’s revolutionary browser. After the Deadline As a journalist, you know how important it is to ensure that your copy is free from spelling, punctuation, or grammar errors.

After the Deadline’s powerful AI system checks your spelling, grammar, and overall writing style to make sure your online copy is error-free. Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate. 40 Important Lectures for Journalism Students. Flash Journalism updates - Journalists' Toolkit. I have been hard at work updating the Flash Journalism website.

Flash Journalism updates - Journalists' Toolkit

New tutorials for ActionScript 3.0 and for working on the Timeline in CS4 and CS5 have been added. The old pages from the original site (created to support the book I wrote about Flash journalism in 2004) are still online, and all the old links will remain operational (for ActionScript 2.0. and Flash MX 2004/Flash 8). I have built a new site on top of the old one. There are lots of new working examples that can be downloaded and used by students or working journalists who are learning to use Flash to tell stories and to add interactivity to stories.

Here are a few to get you started: The main difference I have discovered so far between CS4 and CS5 concerns the way embedded fonts are handled. A fantastic tool for presenting debates – come play. Someone should ask Stef Lewandowski to look after children more often. Any children. Every time he does, he seems to invent something. His latest project – made while cradling his baby son – is Wrangl, a tool for “making sense of both sides of the argument”. This is a problem that has been tackled before – most notably by Debategraph. But Wrangl – at least judging by the example on AV – is better: it looks beautiful, and works wonderfully. More free Web tools. It’s quite possible to find something useful and free online every day.

More free Web tools

Here are a few sites that might come in handy when you’re looking to send off big files, you need audio or images that won’t get you in copyright trouble or you’re looking to build a portfolio site quickly. 1. Journalists' Toolkit. Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data. Photo by Dan Nguyen/ProPublica Our Dollars for Docs news application lets readers search pharmaceutical company payments to doctors.

Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data

Eight Tools for effective explanation. Explainers often have lofty goals in their subject matter, but we know that different people have different styles of learning. Explainers utilize many tools to break down complicated subjects beyond just a block of text, and we’ve collected eight of the best. Some of them are visual, interactive, or entertaining, but all of them help users easily digest intricate topics. - interactive charts online! 5 Tools for Online Journalism, Exploration and Visualization - ReadWriteCloud. In our last post on data journalism, we ran across a number of tools that would be helpful for anyone who is interested in how to make sense of data.

5 Tools for Online Journalism, Exploration and Visualization - ReadWriteCloud

The tools represent a renaissance in how we make sense of our information culture. They provide context and meaning to the often baffling world of big data. This is a snapshot of what is available. Storify facilite le « journalisme de réseaux sociaux » Avec Storify, une nouvelle forme de journalisme vient peut-être de naître.

Storify facilite le « journalisme de réseaux sociaux »

En tout cas, cette plateforme pousse dans sa logique la plus radicale, ce que l’on pourrait appeler le « journalisme de réseaux sociaux. » Ici, les sources d’information s’appellent Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, les flux RSS et Google. L’outil offre la possibilité de les trier, sélectionner, organiser, mixer, avec une facilité déconcertante. Il ne reste plus au journaliste qu’à ajouter ses propres informations, éventuellement ses commentaires et ses analyses, et à éditer l’ensemble. Storify est une tout jeune entreprise. Son Pdg, Burt Herman, est aussi le fondateur du mouvement Hacks/Hackers. La genèse du projet tient d’abord à une réflexion et un constat, comme il l’explique à Robert Hernandez de la Online Journalism Review (OJR) : L’idée est venue d’une réflexion sur l’avenir du journalisme et le du fait que désormais chacun crée tellement de contenus.

Outils Froids. Common copyright mistakes that can still get you sued. By Mark S.

Common copyright mistakes that can still get you sued

Luckie The internet makes it incredibly easy to save a photo from a website, copy and paste text, and download and re-upload video and audio…a little too easy perhaps. The desire to instantly share content on the web means some web users are ripping others off, violating copyright laws, and possibly opening themselves up to legal action. The common mistakes below specifically pertain to U.S. laws, as copyright laws vary from country to country. However, the following points also act as moral guidelines to using content online.