How Wochit wants to revolutionise online video

Clapperboard video

With media licences at major news agencies and an in-browser editor, the 'video creation platform and content hub' could make journalists' lives a lot easier

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Creating images for social media with Canva

Design tool Canva can help you create images to share alongside your stories on social media in minutes

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Why Ketla wants to bring news comics to India

Co-founder Hasit Shah and his team won funding from the Knight Foundation to develop a mobile app bringing the news in visual form to smartphones with low connectivity

FOLD wants to take readers 'in new directions' with context

It's not just about basic facts, it's about creating more engaging stories, says co-creator Alexis Hope

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 12/02/15

How editors power the front door economy

Outbrain's executive vice president John LoGioco discusses some of the trends and tactics he has seen find success at publishers using his company's platform

Posted by John LoGioco on 12/02/15

How to deal with online rumours and debunking

Tow Center fellow Craig Silverman shared his advice on responsibly discussing rumours and debunking misinformation online in launching new study 'Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content'

Posted by Alastair Reid on 11/02/15

Study: News outlets not doing enough to stop online rumours

Some media organisations are spreading falsehoods inadvertently in the pursuit of clicks and shares on social media, according to a new study from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism

Posted by Alastair Reid on 11/02/15

Games and news bricks: storytelling ideas from Hackastory

Teams at the two-day hackathon experimented with new tools and concepts for storytelling in the digital age

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 10/02/15

AP expands live video as 'slow television' grows online

Multiple live streams will now be available through the AP video hub to meet growing demand from news outlets and viewers for online video

Posted by Alastair Reid on 10/02/15

FOI Directory updated with appeal templates and more

The resource for Freedom of Information requests now helps journalists deal with potential rejections and better understand the law

Posted by Alastair Reid on 09/02/15

Watch: Visual journalism and what makes a good infographic

Freelance designer and trainer Lulu Pinney shared her tips on telling visual stories as part of last week's digital journalism conference news:rewired

Posted by Alastair Reid on 09/02/15

3 free apps for a more engaging Instagram feed

Check out these free iOS and Android apps for getting the most out of Instagram images and video

Posted by Abigail Edge on 09/02/15

Storify: This week's news:rewired in tweets

Newsroom experiments, visual journalism, metrics, drones and more: key moments from news:rewired as seen on Twitter

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 06/02/15

Eyewitness media: Advice on ethics and etiquette

Experts from Eyewitness Media Hub explain how journalists should get consent to use images from social networks

Posted by Alastair Reid on 06/02/15

Guardian digital chief: Killing off comments ‘a monumental mistake’

Giving the keynote speech at this week's news:rewired conference, Aron Pilhofer discussed the need to bring the readers' voice into digital journalism

Posted by Paul McNally on 05/02/15

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