Twitter  A stormy set of revenue numbers for The New York Times (and the broader news industry) nie.mn/1mZvm1C http://t.co/6x2kktKqh8  
Nieman Journalism Lab
Pushing to the future of journalism — A project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard

Articles tagged Ushahidi (18)

Read our Encyclo entry on Ushahidi

Ushahidi logo

Ushahidi is an open-source platform for collecting and visualizing information about crisis situations. The site was developed in 2008 by Ory Okolloh to map reports of post-election violence in Kenya. Though Ushahidi was founded in Kenya, its staff members are distributed around the world. Ushahidi is a nonprofit and received seed funding from the international…

library-shelves-of-academic-journals-cc
John Wihbey    
What does an ideal front page look like, can social media usage predict political involvement, and how is user-generated content coming into newsrooms: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
michael-maness
Joshua Benton    
The head of Knight’s journalism initiatives talks about who it funds and how it tries to give its projects life beyond a grant’s expiration date.
knightKF
Joshua Benton    
The common thread through several of the eight winners: turning underpowered phones into information engines.
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.
Megan Garber    
Joshua Benton    
Mirko Lorenz, Nicolas Kayser-Bril, and Geoff McGhee    
Michael Morisy    
Megan Garber    
Seth C. Lewis    
Megan Garber    
Joshua Benton