Category Archives: Daniela Rodriguez

Google Flu Trends can predict outbreaks through social media

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ There are a few things about me I don’t mention to people I meet. But I graduated as a dental assistant when I was in high school. During clinicals, I worked as a dental assistant to University … Continue reading

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Comcast opens up Wi-Fi hotspots for those affected by Sandy

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ With the northeast experiencing one of the worst natural disasters it has faced, the road to recovery seems to be a long one. According to recent briefings by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, there are still … Continue reading

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VoterHub gives latest nonpartisan election news

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ With the elections coming up, I have tried to keep myself informed of what is going on each day. But my issue is that every time I watch the news I get about the elections, whether from … Continue reading

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Facebook to focus more on mobile rather than desktop

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ Nowadays, owning a smartphone is invaluable. For journalists, it gives them the opportunity to stay connected to emails to send documents, social media to find out about the latest breaking news, and to record important information such … Continue reading

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Project Censored uncovers stories that don’t make the news

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ As journalists, we know that we have to stay as current as we can when it comes to news around the world.  We have to choose what would make the biggest impact, what wouldn’t conflict with advertisers, … Continue reading

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Online Journalism Review focuses on industry issues

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ Online journalism has evolved over the years as soon as new technology and tools useful for journalists are introduced to the market. There should be a site that talks about multimedia, search engine optimization, and other advice … Continue reading

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Google Refine 2.0: Making databases easier to read

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ As journalists, going through databases with what seems like an endless amount of data, can be overwhelming. Databases offered by the U.S. Census or the FBI can also be very confusing to understand at first. Instead of … Continue reading

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Investigative news channel available on YouTube

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ Journalism has evolved over the years. It has gone from newspapers and magazines and now to broadcast news and channels on YouTube. There is no need to turn on the TV or go to the local newsstand. … Continue reading

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Investigative reporting in the hands of students

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ As journalism students, we feel like we have the duty to be ethical and provide the best coverage on a political topic. That is why it is refreshing to see that News21, a Carnegie Corporation of New … Continue reading

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No Photoshop? Use PicMonkey online photo editor

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ As a journalist, there may be pictures that you are dying to select to accompany the best article you have written in your life in your professional life. But it turns out that you don’t have Photoshop … Continue reading

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Flipboard reaches 20 million users in its second year

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ Flipboard, a news-reading app, has reached 20 million users in just its second year since conception. This app allows users to link all their social media accounts together and present it as a blog to the reader. … Continue reading

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