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Which Tweet Wins? See If You Can You Out-Predict A Computer

Digital

If you work in social media, or any online media site really, for very long, you learn that it’s hard to predict which post or piece of content will go [...]

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What To Read Today: Interview With Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti

Digital

If you only read one thing on the Internet today, this is it. And it will probably be all you have time to read, clocking in at the 91 minute [...]

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News On Paper Towels? Yeah, It’s A Thing Now

Digital

Like a throw back to the days of ripping the latest headlines off the wire, one newspaper in Mexico has come up with a fun and unexpected way to put [...]

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ONA Adds Categories for Data, Visual Digital Storytelling To Online Journalism Awards

Digital

In it’s call for submissions today, the Online News Association added new categories that recognize some of the biggest areas of digital journalism growth since the awards were first launched [...]

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Finally, Viral Content That’s Actually Funny: <i>The Onion</i> To Launch ClickHole.com

Digital

Watch out Upworthy, BuzzFeed and the other bazillion viral content producers who rely on visitors falling into the rabbit hole of clicking link after viral link on their website. There’s [...]

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Why Does a Mainstream Media Outlet Want a Share of this Non-profit Digital Site’s Pulitzer?

Digital

OK, the headline is a maybe over the top, but the sentiment isn’t. Why does a mainstream media TV news organization want a cut of a non-profit digital site’s Pulitzer? [...]

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This Is Why You Don’t Show Twitter Streams Live On TV

Digital

It could happen to anyone: You’re following a hashtag or a trending news topic on Twitter, and bam, you’re assaulted with hashtag spam or, worse, some sexually explicit item you [...]

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Even Upworthy’s Corrections Are Designed To Go Viral

Digital

You’ve seen and no doubt probably shared a piece of content or two that came to your attention via viral news-worth-sharing aggregator Upworthy. But have you ever gone back to [...]

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Journalist Sues Police For Barring Drone Videography Of Crash Scene

Digital

Any desperate local news reporter who’s ever been denied access to a crime or accident scene can relate to the motivation behind the attempted work-around one Connecticut TV photographer, Pedro [...]

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Valentines For Journalists, 2014 Edition

Digital

The only thing journalists love more than their significant other — if they’re lucky enough to find one who puts up with the whole journalism thing — is pushing deadlines. [...]

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Journalists Reading Mean Reader Comments (Video)

Digital

It’s been done by celebrities, but any journalist who’s ever been published online knows cruel commentary from the masses isn’t reserved for the famous. The Indianapolis Star newspaper wants to [...]

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What Happens When Journalists Show Up To An Unprepared Sochi: Twitter Gold

Digital

Journalists often fall into one of two extremes: The nothing-fazes-me, I’ve-seen-everything sort, and the quick-to-complain, give-me-what-I-want-now set. It’s not often the two overlap, but this week both of those types [...]

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Still Making Summer Plans? Deadline Nears For Google’s Journalism Fellowship

Digital

It’s the time of year when young journalists start hearing back about their internship applications or perhaps getting worried if they haven’t heard back yet. If you haven’t already received [...]

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The Hottest Social Network These Days? Not Facebook — But It’s Owned By Them

Digital

Facebook remains the undisputed king of social networks. If you’re sharing your stories or looking for sources, your time is well spent there. But if you want to keep up [...]

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Get Us Your Ideas For This Year’s Journo-Valentines

Digital

Valentine’s Day is one month away. Gulp. But don’t worry, we’ll be here for you again this year with another batch of fun journalism-related Valentine’s e-cards for your sweetie. We [...]