Category Archives: Nicholas Moore

Smart phone now a necessary tool for journalists

By NICHOLAS MOORE Something tells me it is only a matter of a couple years before cell phones that aren’t smart phones will be obsolete — I honestly think this is almost true within journalism today. My girlfriend just found … Continue reading

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The Onion offers satirical take on world events

By NICHOLAS MOORE For someone not familiar with the satirical genius that is “The Onion,” a quick glance at its website will not look like anything out of the ordinary. However, a further look into the headlines like “Nation’s Moms … Continue reading

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‘Raising Canes’ displays high level of Internet journalism

By NICHOLAS MOORE This week, I would like to do something a little different with my blog post. Usually, these posts are dedicated to a tool or trend within Internet Reporting that can be helpful to the class, journalism students, … Continue reading

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Candidates look to attract youth vote through multimedia

By NICHOLAS MOORE As journalism becomes increasingly a multimedia industry, it is interesting to note the growth of how comedy sketch shows are actually becoming legitimate news sources for the younger generations. Shows like “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” … Continue reading

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Google Drive pioneers online cloud software

By NICHOLAS MOORE Online cloud services have increased in popularity within the last couple years as the internet becomes larger and holds more data. Students and professionals alike have grown accustom to using services such as Google Documents and Dropbox … Continue reading

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BuzzData at the forefront of open source data journalism

By NICHOLAS MOORE As election season is in full swing, journalists are spending much of their time following the presidential candidates and fact-checking anything and everything they say. This type of work can definitely land a reporter in front of … Continue reading

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ESPN expands its coverage to local news

By NICHOLAS MOORE The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) is slowly, but surely taking over the online sports journalism world. According the alexa.com, ESPN’s site (espn.go.com) is the 18th most-viewed site in the U.S. and the 82nd most-viewed in … Continue reading

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Instapaper: Where print meets mobile device

By NICHOLAS MOORE Instapaper, a well-established app for iPhone, Kindle, Android and iPad users, is perfect for journalists constantly traveling. For a one-time price of $2.99, users of this app can download articles from on the web to their devices … Continue reading

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Obama to Reddit users: ‘Ask me anything’

By NICHOLAS MOORE President Obama and his campaign planners have always been on the cutting edge of Internet and social network use. The 2008 campaign saw major breakthroughs in the public’s access to the candidate as media such as YouTube … Continue reading

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Music meets politics with ‘Spotify the Election’

By NICHOLAS MOORE If you have grown up in the era of digital media, you have seen the media for accessing music travel from file-sharing sites like LimeWire to iTunes to Internet radio (such as Pandora and last.fm) to the … Continue reading

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