Journalists are always trying to give their audiences an interactive experience. Ideally, a developer would spend weeks working with a team of producers to come up with a unique web application. A great example of one such “web extra” is this guided tour of a solitary confinement prison cell featured in Mother Jones. Journalists can create a [...]
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In the field, journalists need to update their audiences in real time. The best way to update everyone on multiple social networking sites at the same time is through Instagram.
This free app for iPhone (it’s coming “soon” for Android) lets users take a picture, add a filter to make it look artsy, and then upload it to several social networks and Email.
Remember taking that AP Stylebook exam in college? Desperately thumbing through the 400+ page book in record time despite the fact your fingers were bleeding from multiple paper cuts? Frantically looking up abbreviations, accepted word forms, and tried to figure out if “Kitty Litter” is brand name (it is, and the guide encourages reporters to use the phrase “cat box litter” instead)?
Now, our beloved stylebook is digitized, searchable, and available for download…