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Doing journalism in 2010 is an act of community organizing. Nothing frustrates me more than watching journalists who’ve lost their newsroom jobs entering the blogosphere… with no clue as to what they should be doing online.

Doing journalism in 2010 is an act of community organizing

Too few emerging online journalists understand that the function of news publishing has changed in the Internet era. Simply reporting the news, however you might define that, is no longer enough, not when you are publishing in such a competitive environment. Akron Community Foundation to create center for citizen journali. Akron is about to become a major test center for the future of citizen journalism.

Akron Community Foundation to create center for citizen journali

The Akron Community Foundation said it plans to launch a digital media academy that “will train community members to become citizen journalists.” The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will support the project with a $350,000 grant, “with the ultimate goal of connecting residents at the neighborhood level while promoting digital literacy throughout greater Akron,” according to the Akron Community Foundation. Breaking news « Pursuing the Complete Community Connection. Slides and links for workshops at Southern Regional Press Institute Posted in #twutorial series, Accuracy, Breaking news, Workshop handouts, tagged accuracy, breaking news, Ethics, Southern Regional Press Institute, Twitter on February 20, 2014 | Leave a Comment » I am leading some workshops for the Southern Regional Press Institute at Savannah State University today.

Breaking news « Pursuing the Complete Community Connection

Technology / Operations. Wordpress. View topic - Live streaming with 7D. Ustream's iPhone app to get higher quality streaming video. Importance of Great Web Typography & Excellent Examples. Typography is one of the visual elements that can be used to create great web design. And the importance of good web typography is proportionate to that of good web design. Good typography helps to establish good visual hierarchy, leading the reader across the page in accordance to the level of importance of the different text and images. How to embed YouTube Video in Wordpress. Beautiful Life. About » Books. Embedding Twitter in Your Wordpress Blog. Twitter can easily be embedded into almost any site including Wordpress blogs, Typepad, Moveable Type and any site allowing for liberal handcoded html or flash (ie for MySpace).

Embedding Twitter in Your Wordpress Blog

For those of you don't know, Twitter is a "microblogging" service; it accepts only small 140 character posts for quick dispersement of information. You can update your phone through text message if you are in a supported country allowing you to have another sticky element of your site. Cure Writer's Block: Skribit. Working words: How to write for SEO. I often fill these pages with rants about what not to do when writing copy for search engine optimisation (SEO) and for a web audience.

Working words: How to write for SEO

However, it struck me recently that I have not spent much time exploring best practice in SEO copywriting and how to ensure your content is as fit for purpose as possible. I am going to remedy that today. Please comment if you have any questions or additions. SpidersSpiders are the crawlers sent out by search engines such as Google to trawl through the web, recording details and information about the pages they visit. KPMRS - Website ranking & keyword positioning tool.


Video. Journalism. Tech-Savvy Females Play a Large Part in LeWeb 2009 : The Next Wo. Leweb event image LeWeb 2009 was yet another interesting web event, gathering a very international crowd of over 2,000 people, from which just over 350 were women.

Tech-Savvy Females Play a Large Part in LeWeb 2009 : The Next Wo

The location was exquisite, the heating system was working and although the food was far from the quality you’d expect in France, there was plenty of it for everyone. The NextWomen Meetup The event kicked-off with a NextWomen meetup on Wednesday morning. “blogging” on SlideShare. NRKbeta: NRKs sandkasse for teknologi og nye medier. IPhone vs Android. Android Market grows up, hits 20,000 apps milestone. Rest assured that 2010 is going to be a big year for the Android operating system, with many new handsets finding their way to stores around the world (including Google’s own phone) and an increasing number of developers building tools, games and the likes for the fast-growing platform.

One way of noticing that the OS is poised for a big breakthrough at the expense of Windows Mobile, Symbian and other operating systems designed to run on various mobile devices, is the number of applications already available for download in the platform’s own application store, Android Market. While Google doesn’t disclose publicly how many apps are available for installation, AndroLib has been chronicling the publication of all free and paid apps since Android was introduced, so it’s the closest thing to getting a confirmed number at this point. Lo and behold, that number hit the 20,000 milestone just moments ago, a little over 5 months since it reached 10,000 apps. 10 Must have Plugins for Wordpress blog.

Many of the best web hosts, even if they are not marketed specifically as WordPress hosting, offer WordPress hosting. If you are new to WordPress and blogging as a whole, you might not be able to take advantage of the full potential of this great blogging platform. WordPress comes with a lot of functionalities, but if you want to make your blog really one of a kind, you need to install plugins. Here are some of the coolest WordPress plugins, which are a must have for many (if not every) WordPress blog: 1. Akismet. The Google Phone: This changes everything (mostly) We don’t have much information on the Google Phone just yet.

The Google Phone: This changes everything (mostly)

In fact, it sounds more like a party favor than anything else. However, if and when Google starts selling this thing, prepare for some of the strangest – and coolest – times in mobile we’ve ever experienced. What do we know? ReadWriteWeb - Web Apps, Web Technology Trends, Social Networkin. Anbefalte programmer til Android - Forum - Amobil. Scobleizer — Exploring the 2010 Web. Girls n Gadgets. Gizmodo, the Gadget Guide. The TWiT Netcast Network with Leo Laporte. Mashable. Leweb09. Real-time technologies.

Le Web

TechCrunch. 2010: My Fifth Annual List Of The Tech Products I Love And Use E. It’s time for my annual list of technology products that I love and use every day.

2010: My Fifth Annual List Of The Tech Products I Love And Use E

This is the (wow) fifth year I’ve done this. Here are my previous lists: 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006. CrunchBase, The Free Tech Company Database. EveryTrail - GPS Travel Community, Share your GPS Tracks, Geotag.


Usefull links. Cool stuff. Five Technologies That Will Keep Shaping the Web in 2010. As we’re coming to the end of this year, everyone starts to look towards the next one and there will no doubt be an upsurge of articles predicting the web trends of 2010 in the next days to come.

Five Technologies That Will Keep Shaping the Web in 2010

However, in this article, we’ll be talking about what’s actually driving these trends now, and what they mean for the future of the internet. 1. CSS3, HTML5 and Fonts as a Service CSS3, HTML5, and Fonts as a Service such as Typekit that cater to web browsers that already support the @font-face rule, are giving web designers the creative freedom that they have been coveting for a long time.

CSS3 is opening up various new options for styling content on the web, from multiple backgrounds on page elements, better ability to select and style elements with greater specificity, and color gradients without reliance on static graphics, to simpler aesthetical improvements such as support for rounded corners without the need for complicated sliding doors techniques or JavaScript.

10 Twitter Tools To Help You Track And Perform Better. I’m guessing if you are reading this is because you use or want to use Twitter for more than just pure fun.

10 Twitter Tools To Help You Track And Perform Better

Maybe you even have an objective in mind. Maybe you are trying to convert followers into prospects for your product or service or you are trying to increase traffic to your website or blog. How To Make Digital Photos Look Like Lomo Photography. A Post By: Darren Rowse The following tip on getting digital images to look like Lomo Images was submitted by DPS reader – Frank Lazaro. You can see his photography at his Flickr page and see some of his Lomo shots here NB: most of the shots in this post can be enlarged by clicking them. update: once you’ve read this tutorial and had an experiment with the technique head to our Forum to share some of your results. From the first time I saw a photo that looked like this, I wanted to shoot one of my own.

But, for the longest time I couldn’t figure it out how people took photos look like this. The Art of the List : The World.