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Talking Heads: Speech recognition tools could help ease newsroom’s great bottleneck

The bane of any reporter’s life is returning from an interview and then having to transcribe the recording of it.

Journalists are mobile warriors: we should upgrade our kit

  I’ve been a nomad worker for some time. And I’m shocked at how few journalists seem to be prepared for mobile working. So I thought I’d offer a few tips. If you can afford it, buy your own equipment. I’ve been buying my own laptop…

Beyond the S Curve

Venture capitalist Mary Meeker has been presenting her deck on internet trends for a few years now. Twenty-three, to be precise. They’re good, albeit lengthy, always thought-provoking. And each year I see if I can use her data to tell…

Three ‘musts’ for a contemporary investigative journalist

Journalism is by definition investigative. However, the depth and scope of possibilities to unearth and bring to light wrongdoings of public interest has increased manifold, thanks to the way the Internet has been evolving in the last…

Know Your Audience, Build a Clique

Many great actors failed to adapt from silent movies to the “talkies” and disappeared from the big screen. By the same token, many great journalists risk fading away because they are not adjusting from the era of virtually silent audiences…

Blogging is very much alive — we just call it something else

Following the decision of Andrew Sullivan, founder of The Daily Dish, to give up blogging, Mathew Ingram of Gigaom discusses what blogging is, how it has changed and, importantly, what its role is in modern media. Ingram explains that some…

Project Unbolt: A manual for freeing digital newsrooms

The goal of Digital First Media’s Project Unbolt was to develop a step-by-step plan to accelerate the digital transition of newsrooms.

Things I never learned at newspapers about making news on the internet

What are the lessons you can learn from short-lived Project Thunderdome experiment?

Data-driven journalism: The process to transform raw data into stories

Tow Center for Digital Journalism released an extensive report “The Art and Science of Data-Driven Journalism“ …

Newsrooms need HR specialists not technologists in top roles

A significant portion of your newsroom is hiding from you …