Category Archives: journalism tools

Course outline for MOJO@UKings

MOJO@UKings.ca (Updated 21 July 2014) Day-by-day outline, July 21-25 and also July 27, 2014 Teaching hours and location: 11am-4pm (including a short lunch break) Monday to Friday, and 11am-1pm on Sunday. All classes in lab two. Note that the lab will … Continue reading

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Article about mobile journalism

This is a story about how a pair of burning trousers inspired a broadcast revolution. In 2004 Gary Symons was covering a forest fire in rural Canada for CBC, lugging the heavy pack of equipment needed to be a mobile … Continue reading

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Web research

Cornell University in the US has some excellent resources for checking the quality of information: http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/content/skill-guides Google offers a range of tools for doing better research. All are designed for journalists. Navigation is via the left-hand column: http://sites.google.com/site/aujournalists/smarter-search Fake photos … Continue reading

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Miller internet data integrity scale

Credibility and a reporters’ ability to attribute information to web sites decreases  as you move down the hierarchy, according to Steve Miller, recently retired from The New York Times: Government data (.gov /.govt) Military (.mil / .mod) University material (.edu … Continue reading

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Web resources about convergence

Newsu.org Poynter.org Multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/ Mindymcadams.com/tojou Convergence.journalism.missouri.edu Youtube.com/reporterscenter

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Mojo resources

iPhone apps for video & photo: http://www.iphoneography.com Mashable’s iPhone site: http://mashable.com/mobile/iphone/ Poynter mobile column: http://www.poynter.org/ Quinn Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/sraquinn/mojo Quinn mojo blog: http://globalmojo.org/ Vericorder’s web site http://www.vericorder.com/ Frank Barth-Nilsen’s blog: http://mojoevolution.com/ Excellent blog: http://mobilejournalismtools.blogspot.com/

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Bernama: New tools for reporting

A course for Bernama journalists, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 24-25 November 2010 Overview Blogs for research and story ideas RSS feeds for managing blogs Google tools for reporting Skype and CallRecorder for reporting Reporting with social networking (Web 2.0) … Continue reading

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