Weekend reading: Five blog posts from the last seven days

1. Getting to grips with RSS I argued a couple of weeks ago that there is arguably the most powerful tool the internet has provided journalism to date. This post from 10,000 Words provides a great place to start getting to grips with it – if you haven’t already. 2. What Does Hyperlocal mean? ToContinue reading “Weekend reading: Five blog posts from the last seven days”

Weekend reading: Five great blog posts I’ve read this week

People will use the news which finds them From the Nieman Journalism Lab, a brilliant look at how news consumption has changed – and why news organisations need to pay attention Free e-book: Advice for multimedia journalists Any journalists looking to get on with multimedia should start here – a great guide from journalist AdamContinue reading “Weekend reading: Five great blog posts I’ve read this week”

Weekend reading: Five great blog posts I’ve read this week

Freedom of Information Act tips from David Ottewell The Manchester Evening News’s political reporter has produced a indepth guide to FOI. The 50 most annoying things about the internet Great piece from the Daily Telegraph website – and something which should be referred to whenever web editors are coming up with news ideas for theirContinue reading “Weekend reading: Five great blog posts I’ve read this week”

Weekend reading: Five great blog posts I read this week

1. How to make an interactive geographical timeline using Google calendar and Yahoo Pipes Post from Kasper Sorensen on the Online Journalism Blog with a simple step-by-step guide to create something really effective with an ongoing, multiple location  news story. 2. Using charts to illustrate stories Post from Andy Dickinson looking at simple ways toContinue reading “Weekend reading: Five great blog posts I read this week”