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Articles tagged open source (33)

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John Wihbey    August 30, 2013
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.
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Andrew Phelps    September 24, 2012
The Knight News Challenge winners want to help radio producers archive and organize their raw tape with simple web-based software.
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Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis    September 17, 2012
Open-source may be hip, but an awful lot of cultural baggage can get in the way of newsrooms adopting it.
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Justin Ellis    September 6, 2012
Some projects, like DocumentCloud and Ushahidi, were widely adopted in the media. Others stumbled due to technical problems or resistance from partners.
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Andrew Phelps    June 15, 2012
The company laid off engineers working on Ellington, a CMS built on Django.
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Seth C. Lewis    February 10, 2012
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.
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Megan Garber    October 12, 2011
“Failed Wikipedias” suggest successful ways to encourage contribution and collaboration.
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Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis    October 7, 2011
…and why they could be the keys to innovating both the business and the system of journalism.
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Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis    August 3, 2011
What can the open source movement teach journalism — and vice versa?