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Articles tagged Hacks/Hackers (15)

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A hackathon last weekend brainstormed new ideas for video — and tried to build early working versions of those ideas.
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How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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“This visual storytelling — I just wanted to be part of it.”
Joanna Geary
“What we’re seeing is we just haven’t found the right social signals or social codes to make people feel that they have to behave a certain way in certain spaces online — and to tell the difference between a club and a church.”
APTOPIX Chile Protest
“Si dejas a cinco chilenos en una sala, probablemente van a terminar peleando. Así que no sólo estamos construyendo herramientas, también estamos construyendo formas de trabajar juntos, de construir confianzas.”
APTOPIX Chile Protest
“If you put five Chileans in a room, they’re probably going to fight each other. So one of the things — we’re not just building tools, we’re also building ways of working together, and making people trust each other.”
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The Knight News Challenge may be shifting gears, but it’s still an important window into where news innovation is taking us.
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The New York Times senior software architect would like the newest “mullets of the Internet” to go back from whence they came.
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What can the open source movement teach journalism — and vice versa? Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis
June 6, 2011
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The Economist’s Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
579What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
410Journalists shouldn’t lose their rights in their move to private platforms
The shift to distributed content means concepts like fair use are increasingly in the hands of private companies — like SoundCloud.
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