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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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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
575How 7 news organizations are using Slack to work better and differently
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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