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Sep. 19, 2012 — Childhood vaccines do not cause autism. Barack Obama was born in the United States.
After attending a conference like the International Symposium on Online Journalism , it can be hard to pinpoint just one major takeaway. ISOJ features a mix of quantitative academic research, practical insights, and data from media companies like CNN , The Los Angeles Times , The Dallas Morning News , and Google News — all assembled by the ace team of Rosental Alves and Amy Schmitz Weiss . You can check out our complete liveblog from the event; ISOJ has posted recaps of the symposium’s sessions ; and Alf Hermida did his usual stellar job blogging everything in sight.
Scraping - getting a computer to capture information from online sources - is one of the most powerful techniques for data-savvy journalists who want to get to the story first, or find exclusives that no one else has spotted.
This wearable CCTV camera has a fisheye lens that covers a 180 degree field of view, and is also equipped with other sensors to function like a "black box" flight recorder , but in this case a "walk recorder" that functions as a personal safety device. Sousveillance ( pron.: / s uː ˈ v eɪ l ə n s / soo- VAY -ləns ; French pronunciation: [suvɛjɑ̃s] ) refers to the recording of an activity by a participant in the activity [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] typically by way of small wearable or portable personal technologies. [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] [ 8 ] [ 9 ] [ 10 ] Sousveillance has also been described as "inverse surveillance", [ 2 ] [ 11 ] based on the word surveillance (from the French sur , "from above", and veiller , "to watch"), and substituting the prefix sous , "from below". While surveillance and sousveillance both generally refer to visual monitoring, the terms also denote other forms of monitoring such as audio surveillance or sousveillance.
The Participatory Panopticon vs. The Pentagon Digital cameras may have had their Rodney King moment this last week, with the pictures taken of prisoner abuses by American troops in Iraq, sent via email around the world. When coupled with digital technology, that three-step process -- See, Snap, Send -- becomes revolutionary action.
This week, I spoke at the first MeshForum conference, held in Chicago. The following is an adaptation of my talk, which adapts some earlier material with some new observations. Fair warning: it's a long piece.
We are big believers in the power of visual frameworks to help people understand complex landscapes and build effective strategies. One of the domains we have been applying these frameworks to is the future of media. For those who haven’t been following our work through the years, here is a collection of five frameworks we’ve created to help companies understand and act on the future of media.
Guide To This Site's Contents Welcome to Participatory Media Literacy (Home) Blogging Wiki RSS Social Bookmarking, Tagging, Music/Photo/Video Sharing Podcasting Video Blogging Digital Video Resources Digital Storytelling Mashups Chat: Channeling the Backchannel Transliteracy Forecasting: Thinking long term, developing foresight Participatory Media Education Resources Recent technological changes have made much wider social changes possible: Until the end of the twentieth century, only a relatively small and wealthy fraction of the human race could broadcast television programs, publish newspapers, create encyclopedias; by the twenty first century, however, inexpensive digital computers and ubiquitous Internet access made the means of high quality media production and distribution accessible to a substantial portion of the world's population. In 20068, more than one billion people are connected to the Internet and more than three billion people carry mobile telephones.
Data-driven journalism is a journalistic process based on analyzing and filtering large data sets for the purpose of creating a new story.
I’ve been working for some time on picking apart the many processes which make up what we call data journalism. Indeed, if you read the chapter on data journalism ( blogged draft ) in my Online Journalism Handbook , or seen me speak on the subject, you’ll have seen my previous diagram that tries to explain those processes. I’ve now revised that considerably, and what I’ve come up with bears some explanation.
Geneva Centre for Security Policy GCSP Policy Paper 2012/7 The Alchemy of Revolution: The Role of Social Networks and New Media in the Arab Spring
The following list of citizen journalism websites illustrates some of the efforts underway to develop new forms of inclusive, participatory journalism. Sites which are intended as complements or supplements to the development of stories, and not as publication sites, are in italics. Worldwide Websites specifically developed for the building of a global reporter base. Armenia
Tools for citizen journalism enable people other than traditional mass media professionals to gather, edit and share information through internet and other low-cost publishing systems. Handbooks Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-dissidents , published by Reporters Without Borders , September 2005, offers advice on how to start a blog, and get it picked up by search engines, along with ethical guidelines and recommmendations for the best tool to use, as well as information on how to blog anonymously and technical ways to get around censorship. How to Blog is a weblog devoted to sharing blogging tips and tricks, theme and plugin info and blogging software reviews.
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