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Data driven journalism a five step course!

How can we journalists distinguish ourselves from the rest of the interactive world? How can we make a difference with what we tweet, post or blog?  Have no fear data journalism is here! Data is all around us, just a … Continue reading

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Citizen journalism, it has changed the world.

In this video Brett Solomon explains how citizen journalism changed our way of bringing the news and it even changed the world. In times where everybody can make a video it’s not only important to use this power, but also … Continue reading

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15 second news on instagram !

In this generation of status-updates, tweets and vines everybody wants to be famous. But we have to be weary, what do you want to know? What is news and what is entertainment? Do you want both in a mix. A … Continue reading

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Google glass, a new frontier for journalism?

Google glass, when you first look at it, it looks weird. It looks like a 70’s sci-fi movie prop. It’s not quite fashionable, that’s the least you can say. Enough with the esthetics, what can google glass do for you, … Continue reading

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When Everyone is an Eye-Witness, what is a Journalist?

So you might ask yourself, what is the point of journalism studies when everybody can be a journalist? What am i doing here, in school? I could be making money as we speak. True, but these days so called ‘journalists’ … Continue reading

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China employs two million microblog monitors

The chinese government says it employs two million microblog monitors. These monitors have to check blogs for any critique on the chinese regime. A famous microblogging site, with 500 million users, is Sina Weibo. The Beijing news reported that chinese monitors do not delete blogs or … Continue reading

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