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links for 2010-05-27

By on May 27, 2010 in Uncategorized |

World Cup Soccer Players Stopped From Using Social Media | paidContent:UK "Football associations of England and Spain are prohibiting their teams players from saying anything via outlets like Twitter and Facebook during the tournament, BBC Sport says it’s learned…" (tags: bloggingrestrictions twitter football privacy confidentiality guidelines freespeech) Visualizing The Web & Social Networks | Edelman Digital Nice round up of visualisation services for social networking and social media services… (tags: visualisation socialnetworking socialmedia twitter edelman) LinkedIn status (Infographics) « Borislav Kiprin's Blog (tags: linkedin businessnetworking networking socialmedia socialnetworking business) Crowdsourcing 101 – tapping into the wisdom of crowds A presentation on crowdsourcing for business. Contains some links I've not seen previously. (tags: crowdsourcing socialbusinessdesign socialmedia strategy...

links for 2010-05-26

By on May 26, 2010 in Uncategorized |

MATT DERIENZO: Ben Franklin brings fact checking- The Register Citizen Opinion – Northwest Connecticut's Daily Newspaper "The other leg of this project is to involve readers and the community at-large from the beginning of the process in each piece of journalism we do, and look to their guidance and collective knowledge throughout the process of editing and presenting it." (tags: crowdsourcing transparency journalism journalisttraining news2.0 newspapers newspaperbusiness) Which Bits Of London Get Photographed The Most? – Londonist "Eric Fischer has used over 73,000 photos from Flickr and Picassa, overlaid on an OpenStreetMap layer, to generate this view of London (larger image here). " (tags: geolocation geotagging hyperlocal london visualisation photography photosharing flickr picassa openstreetmap) Google Reveals AdSense Revenue Share, Is it Satisfactory? | WebProNews "AdSense for content publishers, who make up the vast majority of our AdSense publishers, earn a 68% revenue share worldwide," (tags: google googleads googleadsnse revenueshare affiliates bloggingfordollars journalisttraining) Oil Reporter Platform An iPhone app that allows people to report damage from oil spills – nice idea (tags: oil environment iphone application locationbasedservices activism) Quirky Crowdsources Your Product Ideas into Reality (tags: crowdsourcing socialbusiness innovation design socialmedia) New BBC iPlayer gets social "Basically, we use your external social graph to connect you with your friends within the iPlayer site, and make it scalable for other BBC Online services in the fullness of time. To do this, we connect Facebook, Twitter and where appropriate other social networking sites to your BBC iD login account, providing you with a single gateway to multiple social graphs and a single Recommend button that can post activity to multiple social networks." (tags: socialmedia broadcasting media tv bbc iplayer video twitter facebook...

links for 2010-05-25

By on May 25, 2010 in Uncategorized |

Google Maps Envelopes Nice idea… (tags: google googlemaps) Jumpchart – Simple Website Planning and Wireframing A drag and drop interface for wireframing websites (tags: wireframe informationarchitecture webdesign) Reuters AlertNet – A new idea in conflict prevention? "the idea is to gather SMS, images and video from the general public in areas of conflict (in the style of FrontlineSMS and Ushahidi), and combine that with satellite imagery to form a massive open database that could be accessed to help pressure key governments and others into preventative action…" (tags: mashup conflict war aggregation) 80% of in-house PRs don’t get social media | The Wall Blog "The research, from PR headhunter Watson Helsby, found PR agencies are much better at grasping social media – 60% of respondents said they are confident about their digital communications plans, compared with just 20% of their in-house counterparts." (tags: agencies publicrelations socialmedia) The curse of Twitter – Telegraph Tweeting during union negotiations with BA… (tags: britishairways twitter confidentiality privacy socialmedia union) New Media, Old Media | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) "Most broadly, the stories and issues that gain traction in social media differ substantially from those that lead in the mainstream press. But they also differ greatly from each other. Of the 29 weeks that we tracked all three social platforms, blogs, Twitter and YouTube shared the same top story just once. That was the week of June 15-19, when the protests that followed the Iranian elections led on all three…" (tags: pew academicresearch news news2.0 socialmedia journalism journalisttraining twitter...

links for 2010-05-24

By on May 24, 2010 in Uncategorized |

NBC Local Media Labs – Now Mapping the mood of news consumers… (tags: local hyperlocal nbc sentiment mashup googlemaps maps) BBC News – Yahoo acquires Associated Content to bolster local news (tags: yahoo local hyperlocal strategy journalism) DAILY MAIL Should Mind Their Manners Daily Mail takes photos from Twitpic without contracting with photographer, gets a big surprise when photograph asks for dosh… (tags: photosharing twitpic copyright dailymail twitter citizenjournalism) BBC News – The crazy world of the freelance war reporter Richard Parry of Frontline News describes the changes in war reporting over the past 17 years, based on his own experiences and those of his friend, the photographer Robert King. (tags: frontline war warreporting journalism sarejevo...

links for 2010-05-21

By on May 21, 2010 in Uncategorized |

Masters of Media » Information Visualization and the Public Sphere (tags: opensource transparency government publicsector data visualisation) Some tips on landing your next job in digital journalism « Pursuing the Complete Community Connection Sounds advice here for any job hunter – network, increase your visibility, make yourself available, be innovative in how you get your message across, and even pester a bit… (tags: job recruitment journalisttraining) BBC News – Facebook challenged by ambitious upstarts Alternatives to facebook… (tags: facebook privacy socialnetworking headshift socialmedia bbcnews) BBC | BBC College of Journalism Blog – Close to the cutting edge Peter Horrocks talks about social media, multi-media journalism and other aspects of new media journalism in this video slide show (tags: peterhorrocks bbc bbcnews bbcworldservice journalism...