Stories with significant social referrals have longer 'lifespan'

Speech bubbles

The latest authority report reveals how traffic from social networks can impact on an article's shelf life

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7 data viz tools for covering the UK general election

A selection of (mostly free) data visualisation tools and apps for journalists covering the upcoming UK general election


App for journalists: Snapseed, for smart photo editing

News features and extra filters make Google's image editing app a must-have for mobile journalists

Why PA is looking to social media for #GE2015 coverage

Press Association's plans include analysing tweets through an algorithm to find out users' reactions at events during the election

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 13/04/15

How CASM is exploring new tools for Twitter analysis

Demos, the University of Sussex, and Ipsos MORI are building 'new research methods for social media'

Posted by Jack Shepherd on 13/04/15

'Who do we know?': The challenges of media plurality

At a recent NUJ event, Samantha Asumadu of Media Diversified discussed how relying solely on existing networks can damage diversity in the media

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 10/04/15

University of Florida explores geolocation news feeds

The university has teamed up with social media app Yik Yak to bring its students the latest local news

Posted by Jack Shepherd on 10/04/15

Newsweek Europe redesigns mag but 'future must be online'

The publication is also expanding its editorial team and plans to focus on "explanatory journalism", says editor-in-chief Richard Addis

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 09/04/15

New company to 'start afresh' with UK audience data

The Publishers Audience Measurement Company will replace the National Readership Survey from the early 2016

Posted by Alastair Reid on 09/04/15

How Parly hopes to 'put parliament in your pocket'

The crowdfunded project, started by an ex-Politics Home and Sunday Times journalist, aims to be a key parliamentary news source after the general election

Posted by Jack Shepherd on 08/04/15

Mobile journalism tips and apps for Android devices

Video producer Florian Reichart explains what's out there when it comes to filming, recording audio, and editing on Android devices

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 08/04/15

News, mobile and citizen journalism in Afghanistan

Citizen journalism website Paiwandgah has recently relaunched, offering Afghans the ability to send in stories via SMS

Posted by Jack Shepherd on 07/04/15

How to publish stories to Medium

A guide covering some of the blog-publishing platform's newer features, including the homepage editor, tagging, unlisted publishing and adding to 'Publications'

Posted by Abigail Edge on 07/04/15

10 ways news outlets are covering #GE2015

As the campaign battle begins for Britain's next prime minister, we look at some of the most interesting ways news sites are covering #GE2015

Posted by Abigail Edge on 02/04/15

App for journalists: OneShot, for text screengrabs

Crop, highlight and add a citation to text screenshots before sharing on social media with this free iOS app

Posted by Abigail Edge on 02/04/15

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