Beat the Clock: Investigative Reporting In the Digital Age
What has changed about investigative reporting in today’s fast-moving, socially-fueled digital environment? According to Charles Robinson, senior investigative reporter for Yahoo! Sports, and Pete Thamel, senior writer for Sports Illustrated, “Just about everything.”
At this year’s South By Southwest, the two drew a packed house with their discussion titled “Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age.”
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Faster Fact Checking, Part 2: Making Sense of Social Media
Social media often gets blamed for inaccurate reporting and spreading misinformation. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and other social networks can be helpful to journalists and bloggers, so long as they’re used responsibly.
User-generated content can help the media learn and see news as it unfolds before they’re on the scene. However, just like any public tips that come into a newsroom, tweets and Instagram photos must be verified.
Part 2 of Beyond Bylines’ Faster Fact Checking series features three tools specifically geared toward verifying content on social media.
2014 SXSW: Beyond Connectivity: Sharing News without the Web
Eliza Anyangwe, Editor, The Guardian - @ElizaTalks
Kara Andrade, Co-founder, HablaCentro - @newmaya
Sean McDonald, CEO, Social Impact Lab - @sean_mcdonald
Trevor Knoblich, Digital Dir, Online News Assc - @MobileTrevor
The US still has a lot of areas, poverty areas in big cities for instance that have very low connectivity to the internet. And as much as they are not getting news from the outside, we are not getting news from within. — Trevor Knoblich
Blogs We Love: Women’s Blogs
This week’s blog profiles celebrate International Women’s Day. Learn more about The Corporate Sister, Blog - The New Black, Feministe, Witty + Pretty, BettyConfidential, and other women bloggers we love.
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Good morning from Austin, where the sun is trying to vanquish the clouds. #SXSW #HereComesTheSun
#SXSW panel: ‘Instagramming the News’ with Kira Pollack, Director of Photography at Time Magazine @KiraPollack; Dan Toffey, Instagram Community Manager, @DanToffey ; and
David Guttenfelder AP Chief photographer, @DGuttenfelder
David Guttenfelder: Instagram is a way to reach people immediately in. I can get comments and reactions immediately. I thought it would just be a way to share and document my life in the beginning, but now it’s part of my work. My iPhone is my second camera.
As seen at #sxsw 2014. #bobafett