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Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism

Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism

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What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat There’s no shortage of ways to reach new audiences — the challenge is figuring out which are worth investing time in and what to do with them. At USA Today Sports, where I work, two platforms we’re trying to better understand and implement into our strategies are Snapchat and Periscope. The latter launched just two weeks ago, right before college basketball’s Final Four. Easy Chart Builder plugin for WordPress Easy Chart Builder makes it easy to incorporate sophisticated review charts and graphs directly within a post, page, and even a widget. Hey, its free. Try it out. Why did Hillary Clinton lose? Sign Up for Our free email newsletters Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton will probably be considered the second-greatest upset in American presidential politics, after Harry Truman's come-from-behind victory in 1948. It raises one big question: Why did Clinton lose? Trump is a literally unprecedented candidate in American history: He is the first American president to be elected with no military or political experience of any kind.

Forget the lonely genius myth, creativity is about opening your world (with images) · Gullibear We made it pretty clear that the only way to come up with great solutions, innovative answers is to share it with others. Don't just share it with your friends, if you want genuine innovation, share it with people you don't know, who belong to other groups, who will be able to give you new insights. The last important point that came up in the research is the critical role of feedback loops. Creators always asked for feedback, which allowed them to persist on what they did or to see their work differently. This is why if you're working on a project or have an idea in your head, the best thing to do is to create a page on gullibear, get it out there and start to connect with new people that share your passion.

getting the news (This post is part of’s ongoing series, “Getting the News.” In our efforts to understand everything about social news, we’re reaching out to writers and thinkers we like to ask them how they get their daily news. Read the first post here. See all of the posts, from writers and thinkers like Zach Seward, Anil Dash, and Megan Garber, here.) This week we spoke to Chris Dixon, co-founder of Hunch. Chris has been in the startup world for ten years, creating companies of his own and investing in others about to get big. econsultancy The BBC has finally switched off its old desktop site and is now redirecting mobile users away from its .m site to its brand new fully responsive news site. BBC News’s previous iteration was four years old, and although it regularly broke records for attracting worldwide traffic (64m unique visitors in January 2013) the site has been need of a multi-screen compatible upgrade for some time. In fact since inviting users to trial a beta version of the new site in December, BBC News has seen 65% of its users now accessing the site from tablets and mobiles. On Monday 23 March at 2pm, BBC News switched off the old site for good and also began redirecting mobile users from its two and a half year-old specific mobile site to this single solution design.

Thinglink : 7 façons pour les journalistes d’utiliser l’image interactive Toute l'actualité Bloc Une salle de sport sera construite ici The Personal News Cycle: How Americans choose to get news Published This research was conducted by the Media Insight Project — an initiative of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Introduction Contrary to the conventional wisdom about media consumption dividing along generational or political lines, a new survey finds that the nature of the news itself — the topic and speed of the story — largely determines where people go to learn about events and the path they take to get there. The findings also suggest that some long-held beliefs about people relying on just a few primary sources for news are now obsolete. “There are five devices or technologies that majorities of Americans use to get news in a given week.

ViziCities development diary #1: One month in Update: The second Developer Diary is out Just over a month ago I announced ViziCities, the latest project from Pete Smart and myself. We're not quite ready to release it yet but make sure you sign up for the beta to be the first to use it. In the meantime, let me fill you in on what we've been up to this past month. Note: This entry is focussed on the development side of ViziCities.

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