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The rising popularity of anonymous confessional apps has some journalists turning to them in search of news.
The Not-So-Secret Side of Anonymous Confession Apps
Journalists are digging for news tips on anonymous, secret-sharing apps.
Think selfies are just a fad? Think again. They can help deepen reader engagement in your news coverage.
5 Ways Reporters Can Capitalize on the...
Do selfies have a place in news coverage? Yes they do.
Huggable robot picture by Ben Husmann via the Creative Commons license on Flickr.
6 Twitter Bots That Do What Journalists...
They write funny headlines, are crusty grammarians, are able to document natural disasters and even write poetry. That's right....
Could the Yo app help drive traffic to news stories?
The Yo App: Ridiculous or Revolutionary?
Can a simple app drive traffic to news stories? Several news organizations are trying to find out.
AJR photo illustration by Sarah Siguenza.
Reporting on Ferguson ‘Without Hysteria,’ but ‘With...
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has honed its digital strategy amid record amounts of traffic to its website for coverage...
AJR photo illustration by Sarah Siguenza.
Twitter Glitter: 5 Who Shine and How...
What's it like to be a Twitter powerbroker? Five journalists and pulse-takers share some of their Twitter secrets.
AJR photo illustration by Sarah Siguenza
How I Became a Kinja Star for,...
The task was simple enough. In one week, I was to become a “star” on Gawker’s 2-year-old commenting platform,...
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Lessons for Journalists in How Storyful Verifies...
Going with unverified information on social media is risky, even during breaking news. More news organizations are turning to...
SCOTUSblog, the online platform that covers the Supreme Court, sent out a flurry of tweets this week to people who thought the blog was the actual Supreme Court of the United States.
SCOTUSblog Brings the Gavel Down on Trolls
The publisher of SCOTUSblog explains why he called out people on Twitter who wrongly blamed his publication for the...
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NYT: Executive Editor ‘Plans to Start Tweeting...
NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet has sent out zero tweets, according to his account.
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Some Newspapers to Staff: Social Media Isn’t...
American Journalism Review interviewed a random selection of 18 newspapers across the country and found that many encourage their...
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The Baltimore Sun’s Matt Bracken on the...
Bracken talks about the surprises, the mistakes and the connections he makes with readers in the course of his...
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