December (12 posts)
Thursday 2 January 2014, 10:11
While filming interviews in Burma we encountered many of the everyday issues that journalists face in this transitional period.
Tuesday 24 December 2013, 11:08
Here is a personal selection of a few long-form articles I have happened across this year. They generally have more than 140 characters; actually, usually tens of thousands. Be warned.
Monday 23 December 2013, 11:30
There is no shortage of books on data journalism. Into the mix comes a new one edited by John Mair and Richard Lance Keeble called Data Journalism: Mapping the Future, which comes out in January.
Wednesday 18 December 2013, 11:04
This year the judges singled out Crossing the Bridge, an ambitious multimedia project documenting ethnic tensions in Kosovo, by Bournemouth University MA student Joshua Longmore.
Tuesday 17 December 2013, 10:28
This has been another busy year in terms of stories driven by user-generated content (UGC): Egypt, the St Jude storm in the UK, Syria, the Russian meteor, Typhoon Haiyan, and most recently the death of Nelson Mandela.
Thursday 12 December 2013, 13:45
I do not know whether I was simply unlucky in my long search for people prepared to broadcast this story about postpartum psychosis, or whether there is a wider reluctance to commit to stories about mental health.
Wednesday 11 December 2013, 11:50
An exploration of drone journalism, a powerful documentary about ethnic tensions in Kosovo, a multimedia history of nuclear power, and an interactive piece of election coverage, are shortlisted for our second Student Innovation Award.
Tuesday 10 December 2013, 11:50
This is an eclectic online resource which provides basic intelligence support to the US government (and the rest of us).
Monday 9 December 2013, 12:17
Watching the Russian media has always had its fair share of disturbing moments, but recently it has been like peering into a twilight zone of surreal paranoia.
Thursday 5 December 2013, 10:07
You have a local media industry in need of content and a raft of journalism students in need of experience. It struck me that combining the two would create an elegant solution.