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Articles tagged open source (35)

dont read the comments
Caroline O'Donovan    
There’s no easy fix for comments, which is why Knight’s spending $4 million on software they hope can fit any newsroom’s needs: “It should be a bunch of parts that you can assemble and reassemble.”
library-shelves-of-academic-journals-cc
John Wihbey    
Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Pop Up Radio Archive graphic
Andrew Phelps    
The Knight News Challenge winners want to help radio producers archive and organize their raw tape with simple web-based software.
Busted computer in the desert
Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis    
Open-source may be hip, but an awful lot of cultural baggage can get in the way of newsrooms adopting it.
knc2009graphic
Justin Ellis    
Some projects, like DocumentCloud and Ushahidi, were widely adopted in the media. Others stumbled due to technical problems or resistance from partners.
ellington-django-cms
Andrew Phelps    
The company laid off engineers working on Ellington, a CMS built on Django.
new-knight-news-challenge
Seth C. Lewis    
The Knight News Challenge may be shifting gears, but it’s still an important window into where news innovation is taking us.
Sample Weave visualization
The software can help journalists create infinitely interactive visualizations.
teamwork_cc
Megan Garber    
“Failed Wikipedias” suggest successful ways to encourage contribution and collaboration.