Truth, Tech & Community #NISHBR

Building Bridges to Foster Journalism Innovation – Today I attended a conference in Hamburg, Germany in conjunction with European Journalism Centre and their News Impact Summit. There were some interesting issues that were addressed, from data journalism to social media metrics. Check out these interesting point from the conference. Data Journalism Isabelle Sonnenfeld from Google News… Continue reading Truth, Tech & Community #NISHBR

Don’t get #Hacked – Explore Syria’s cyber war with an on-line game

This month, Al Jazeera released an interactive on-line game about Syria’s hackers called,  ‘#Hacked – Investigate Syria’s Cyber War‘.  The site puts you into the role of a journalist researching spy equipment usage in war zones.  Users have five days to collect information on Syria’s cyber war, without getting hacked, before submitting their findings.   The game starts out… Continue reading Don’t get #Hacked – Explore Syria’s cyber war with an on-line game

How coding can change your journalism career and maybe even the world.

There is an ongoing back and forth among journalists and storytellers about whether it is worthwhile to learn to code. Lets stop the debate. You NEED to learn SOME code. At least enough to be dangerous. In this post we’ll explore why, and then show you how you can learn the basics in less than… Continue reading How coding can change your journalism career and maybe even the world.