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Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 1 | RJI

Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 1 | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Online journalism is at risk of disappearing. We often think of digital words as having permanence; for some, unflattering or invasive details linger way too long. But digital news is actually incredibly fragile.
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Journalism, the intelligence community and technology | RJI

Journalism, the intelligence community and technology | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Journalism’s purpose is to facilitate understanding. Government also has a sense-making apparatus. Conflict between journalism and the intelligence community has obscured a remarkable range of similarities between them.
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Top 5 best newsletter pop-ups | RJI

Top 5 best newsletter pop-ups | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
When it comes to newsletters, the meat of your product should be the content of the email. However, after launching a brand-new letter or reviving an old one, it’s critical that newsrooms make a concentrated push for sign-ups.
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Informator produces new insights, wins 2017 RJI Student Competition | RJI

Informator produces new insights, wins 2017 RJI Student Competition | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
A team of undergrads in computer science and journalism took the grand prize in the 10th annual RJI Student Competition with Informator, an intelligent mobile search tool that finds hidden relationships between key words and phrases.
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Fighting fake news with emotion | RJI

Fighting fake news with emotion | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Journalists have known the power of emotion for a long time. The best of journalism taps into it through powerful stories of humanity or through deep investigations that produce outrage or wonder. That’s not most journalism.
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What a mountain resort newspaper team is learning while experimenting with 360 video | RJI

What a mountain resort newspaper team is learning while experimenting with 360 video | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
With nearly half of their website traffic coming from outside visitors, the staff of the Steamboat Pilot and Today in Steamboat Springs, Colorado are experimenting with a new technology to immerse visitors in the sights and activities.
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With a big Amazon streaming deal, Berkeley’s journalism program is building a new revenue stream

With a big Amazon streaming deal, Berkeley’s journalism program is building a new revenue stream | RJI links | Scoop.it
Streaming services like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix are desperate for more content and are willing to pay for it. A new offshoot of Berkeley's investigative journalism program is trying to take advantage of that.
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The Washington Post is diving into augmented reality

The Washington Post is diving into augmented reality | RJI links | Scoop.it
Audi is sponsoring the first series, which uses AR to let readers explore innovative buildings around the world.
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Multimedia tools help journalists tell meaningful stories of climate change

Multimedia tools help journalists tell meaningful stories of climate change | RJI links | Scoop.it
Conveying the science of climate change to readers is one of the biggest challenges environmental journalists face. Luckily, a number of free multimedia tools can help.
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Find more resources for reporting on climate adaptation at RJI's ROCA site: http://reportingonclimateadaptation.org 

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Apple debuts new ‘How to shoot on iPhone 7’ website & video series

Apple debuts new ‘How to shoot on iPhone 7’ website & video series | RJI links | Scoop.it
Apple has long showcased the capabilities of the iPhone 7 camera, but now the company is working to help everyone take great looking images with the device. Today, Apple debuted a new series of vid…
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Media Innovation Summit raises challenges, solutions for student innovators | RJI

Media Innovation Summit raises challenges, solutions for student innovators | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Student founders of color face unique challenges to creating sustainable ventures in the media innovation space. These include advertiser biases, lack of technological development support and plain old-fashioned racism.
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DEAR READER: Why does this Trump article look like a comic book? | RJI

DEAR READER: Why does this Trump article look like a comic book? | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Blake Nelson, a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism, uses the so-old-it’s-new-again journalistic tool of the comic strip to examine President Trump’s first 100 days.
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Promises, promises: Here’s where PolitiFact says Trump stands after nearly 100 days | RJI

Promises, promises: Here’s where PolitiFact says Trump stands after nearly 100 days | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Donald Trump is learning what most presidents do: It’s a lot easier to make campaign promises than to deliver on them.
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8 tips from Google for using YouTube Live | RJI

Google’s YouTube Live is one of several live-streaming platforms and apps journalists can use to reach and interact with their audience.
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More European newspapers are charging for content online (but there are differences by country)

"A lot of people in the market are talking about paywalls or free traffic very much from an angle from what is right and what is wrong. Sometimes people think there is only one strategy: theirs," Christian Röpke, the CEO of German newsweekly Die Zeit's online presence Zeit Online, recent…
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Paypal Wants To Create AR Systems That Let You Buy What You See

Paypal Wants To Create AR Systems That Let You Buy What You See | RJI links | Scoop.it
A new patent filed by Paypal proposes a world where people can make purchases based upon the things they can actually see.
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3 Questions Journalists Should Ask Before Making a Map

3 Questions Journalists Should Ask Before Making a Map | RJI links | Scoop.it
The way Americans looked at their neighboring cities, states and regions solidified into boundaries of reds and blues after the November presidential election. In that case, maps helped clarify how people voted, but didn’t offer clues why.
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Where Newsrooms Can Find Data Journalism Inspiration

Where Newsrooms Can Find Data Journalism Inspiration | RJI links | Scoop.it
Learn about many of the different ways that journalists are using data to tell better stories.
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