Tag Archives: Applications

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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ArcGIS — the tool to map out your story

By EMMA REYES Every journalist wants to write the best story he or she could possibly write and finding new ways of gathering information to enrich news stories got easier with ArcGIS. ArcGIS is a Web-based system that offers large … 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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Become a multimedia journalist with five iPhone apps

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS For most people the iPhone is a luxury, but for journalists – it’s a necessity. Not only does it have a high-definition camera and video camera, it has applications that turn a dull reporter into a multi-platform … Continue reading

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Institute offers handy mobile reporting tools guide

By MIRAISY RODRIGUEZ While browsing Journalism.org for resources, I clicked on “Tools for Online Journalists” and was transferred from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism to the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute. These sites are treasure … Continue reading

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AP Stylebook app valuable reference for writers on the go

By SPENCER DANDES The industry standard for style and usage has gone digital. Associated Press editors collaborate annually to update the AP Stylebook and Libel Manual, a journalist’s handiest reference. But rather than carrying a large spiral or paperback book, … Continue reading

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Dropbox tools can be useful to journalists

By EMMA REYES When it comes to saving files, photos or videos in a personal computer, there is always a doubt if the file was actually saved or a fear that the file might get lost; this is where Dropbox … 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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