Monthly Archives: March 2015

#mojocon15 part I: Talking mobile innovation and storytelling

March 27 and 28 were spent immersed in the world of mobile, journalism, storytelling and content creation, courtesy of the first Mobile Journalism Conference held in Dublin and organised by broadcaster RTÉ. It was the most rewarding, packed and inspiring … Continue reading

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Interesting reads (weekly)

NPR Appoints The AP’s Michael Oreskes As News Chief : The Two-Way : NPR I’d agree with this, and also add apathy into the mix – not only how do you hold people’s attention, but how to do you get … Continue reading

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Pix or it didn’t happen?

View image | gettyimages.com So, Meerkat, eh? It was, by all accounts, the darling of SXSW and digital acres have been given over to assessing its worth (and here I am, adding to them). Search Twitter at any given time and … Continue reading

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Snapchat stories: Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app » Nieman Journalism Lab Does what it says on the tin. I like the opportunities presented by Snapchat – I particularly like the idea of going back … Continue reading

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Off with their heads! Crimes against cropping in tweets

Update: Some more cropping tools. This one, which is – I think – called Favicon Generator, was suggested by @ourman and Twitshot by @xxnapoleonsolo. Thanks chaps. When it comes to critiquing others’ work, I am very much of the ‘there but for the … Continue reading

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The beige world of clickbait journalism

View image | gettyimages.com Things I worry about: Why the airport tax charged by cabs from Belfast City Airport fluctuates by £1 for no apparent reason Is Rick from The Walking Dead aware of how awful his beard is? In the rise … Continue reading

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