10 June 2013
Journalists, have you discovered Zeega yet? This handy tool was launched in autumn of last year and claims to be a mixed media package that allows you to make different documentaries in the form of stories using sound, videos, pictures and text. The co-founders describe Zeega as a revolutionising web publishing device and an interactive storytelling tool for a future that will go beyond blogs
3 June 2013
Crisis Connection is a smartphone application that serves as a crisis platform, where information can be shared and is transformed into a situational sketch from a bird's eye perspective on a public online map. The Homeland Security Advisory Council and the University of Southern California Annenberg Innovation Laboratory created the app, which enables people at the location of the disast
27 May 2013
Journalists who are on the hunt for the ultimate journalism toolbox, look no further. Journalism Tools on Pinterest has everything you need, and then some. Journalism Tools is created and run by journalist Ezra Eeman who regularly updates the page with new tools and resources.
4 April 2013
News professionals who are currently working in volatile situations are encouraged to take a look at the Emergency Journalism website. The page is updated weekly with useful new content including lists of content curation tools, various recommended blogs, and featured videos from experts in the emergency journalism field.
6 March 2013
If you haven’t heard of DocumentCloud yet, it’s time you discover what it’s all about. For those of you out there who regularly report on primary source documents, DocumentCloud is the tool for you. DocumentCloud allows you to turn your documents into useful data that you can use for doing some quick research, highlighting or emphasising a specific point in your story, and/
24 January 2013
Journalists get ready for the next level of verification resources. Spokeo is a people search engine that can find individuals by name, email, phone or username. Results are merged into a profile showing gender and age, contact details, occupation, education, marital status, family background, economic profile and photos. Long story short, it’s not your grandma’s phone book.<
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