Monthly Archives: June 2013

My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

22 things you should be thinking about if you care about journalism | David Bauer “The big red button to make the internet go away again: Would you press it?” I wonder how many journalists would.  tags: future+of+news Gen13 Posted … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

The Past Can’t Buy The Future | Digital First JRC Ceo John Paxton ruffles feathers on a regular basis, but he’s visionary and always worth a read. Tbh, I think most of the mainstream UK press accept this in their … Continue reading

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The council that tried to charge for using social media

This is the full announcement by Local Government Minister Eric Pickles, on a new guide detailing how journalists, bloggers, hyperlocal media and the public can now use social tools and filming for live reporting*. In Wales it seems to have … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

The Year of Mobile really is coming: Mobile broadband to overtake fixed line by 2015 According to Ericsson, mobile data traffic will grow 12 times between now and 2018, driven largely by video. Mobile is soon going to be as big … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

What options do smartphone journalists have if the 3G network is down? · Storify Mark Blank-Settle (@MarcSettle) posed this question in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, when the overloaded network proved challenging for mobile journalists trying to file … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

Every Journalist Is a Social Media Editor, But Not Every Social Media Editor Is a Journalist – The Huffington Post What ‘Mobile’ Means to Me Street photographer Anton Kawasaki posts his thoughts on mobile photography, and what it means to … Continue reading

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