5 livestreaming apps for journalists and newsrooms


With the launch of Twitter's livestreaming app Periscope, we take a look at it in detail and explore some other options for mobile broadcasting

Millenials loving music

Johnston Press launches first digital-led title

Warren Butcher, managing director of BelfastVibe, explains how the new site plans to engage the 18 to 34 year olds in Ireland's second largest city

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'Independence, integrity' key to news for millennials

Digital news brands need to take a stand on issues they feel are important to build legitimacy in the eyes of young audiences, according to editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast John Avlon

Washington Post partners with Flipboard

WaPo announces it will be adding all editorial content to the magazine-style aggregation app – and does not rule out hosting content on Facebook

Posted by Abigail Edge on 26/03/15

Trinity Mirror and Media Trust team for community reporting

Sixty young reporters offered training and mentoring to tell their stories and bring more diverse voices in the newsroom

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 25/03/15

Talking Tumblr: What makes a blog successful?

NPR, the Guardian and the Washington Post outline the differences between their flagship blogs and topic-specific sites

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 25/03/15

How strong is tech's 'disruptive power' over journalism?

'What skills do you need to hold an algorithm to account?' asks author and professor of digital media and global affairs Taylor Owen, discussing his new book

Posted by Abigail Edge on 24/03/15

Lessons in creativity for the newsroom from Stanford

Justin Ferrell of Stanford University's Institute of Design explains how newsrooms can benefit from creative thinking, speaking at the Digital Innovators' Summit today

Posted by Alastair Reid on 24/03/15

5 tips for publishers from Pinterest

Pinterest's head of international Matt Crystal shared his advice for journalists and publishers at the Digital Innovators' Summit in Berlin yesterday

Posted by Alastair Reid on 24/03/15

How to create data visualisations using Tableau's Story Points

Present structure and insights into data-driven stories using free software from Tableau

Posted by Abigail Edge on 23/03/15

How two publishers moved away from print to give their readers more

Chief executives from EMAP and F+W told their stories of digital transformation at the Digital Innovators' Summit in Berlin

Posted by Alastair Reid on 23/03/15

Meet Mydio: Personalised radio for music and news mix

The stand-out entry for news at the Media Hack Day in Berlin yesterday lets users combine their Spotify account with automated news articles

Posted by Alastair Reid on 23/03/15

Announcing the next news:rewired digital journalism conference

The one-day event will focus on developments in the industry and practical advice to help journalists at any stage in their career learn together

Posted by Alastair Reid on 20/03/15

Where next for robot journalists in the newsroom?

With Associated Press announcing that algorithmic programs will soon be used on the sports desk, should journalists be worried they'll soon be replaced?

Posted by Jack Shepherd on 20/03/15

How 6 news organisations are using SoundCloud

Journalists have flocked to the audio sharing site but how are they using it?

Posted by Jack Shepherd on 20/03/15

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