Category Archives: Andres Correa

Social media opens conflict in Gaza to world

By ANDRES CORREA The common theme of this blog is the impressive pace in which everything seems to be advancing in the world of journalism. This is due to a daily avalanche of new online resources and innovations, specifically in … Continue reading

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SkewedNewsTutor helps viewers identify bias in the news

By ANDRES CORREA “Six of 10 Americans believe that news reporting is biased.” This statistic, from a Gallup poll, is the reason that Colleen Bradford Krantz created SkewedNewsTutor. The objective of the newly launched site is to target young people … Continue reading

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Nate Silver blog proves election 2012 pundits wrong

By ANDRES CORREA “Anybody that thinks that this race is anything but a tossup right now is such an ideologue, they should be kept away from typewriters, computers, laptops and microphones for the next 10 days, because they’re jokes.” This … Continue reading

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Google launches crisis map for Hurricane Sandy

By ANDRES CORREA The destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy has been so devastating that it has dominated the news cycles all week, even though we are less than a week away from a general presidential election. Rightfully so, there has … Continue reading

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New ‘CNN Trends’ tracks the election and other topics

By ANDRES CORREA For those who do not watch the presidential debates, and the many that do, their opinion of who won is not defined during the debate, but by the post-debate coverage in the media and what their friends … Continue reading

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Truthloader: Citizen journalism on YouTube

By ANDRES CORREA YouTube recently launched an “Original Channels Initiative” designed to invest in bringing original content to the website. The program, funded by Google in order to build a foundation for Google TV, announced in October that it would … Continue reading

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Pew study shows growing influence of social networks

By ANDRES CORREA This has officially become the generation of social networking. Just recently, Facebook hit the one billion member mark. Everybody around us is somehow connected through social networks. Now a Pew study has shown that the amount of … Continue reading

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Journalism.co.uk lists useful Twitter accounts for j-students

By ANDRES CORREA Twitter has so quickly become the most important tool in our socially connected world that the amount of accounts is overwhelming. This makes it quite difficult to find the best accounts that fit your interests. Luckily for … Continue reading

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Nate Silver gives a clear image of 2012 presidential race

By ANDRES CORREA The biggest story in the news media right now is the 2012 U.S. presidential election. The focus lately has been on convention speeches, gaffes, and the upcoming debates. Very few journalists are giving the public a clear … Continue reading

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Washington Post covers political conventions in innovative way

By ANDRES CORREA Social media have forever changed the world by allowing people to experience events as a community. As journalists, it is important to find new ways to capitalize on this phenomenon with innovations of our own. For the Republican … Continue reading

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Reporters group launches free mobile app for journalists

By ANDRES CORREA One of the most important aspects of being a journalist, if not the most, is gathering the correct information. However, going to courthouses and squeezing out the latest news from public officials can also be the most … Continue reading

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Instagram photo tools useful to journalists

By ANDRES CORREA If you hadn’t heard of Instagram before last April, you definitely knew about it after. In April 2012, Facebook acquired the photo-sharing program for approximately $1 billion, forcing the whole world to pay attention. The wisdom of … Continue reading

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