Tag Archives: Technology

There are no promises when you go digital

By SAIRA SUMBAL What does a business model look like for a company with more than 800 digital and print products in 18 states serving 57 million customers per month? In April, I gave a presentation on a news company … Continue reading

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Seven laws of journalism we should know…

By RACHEL JANOSEC I was searching across the Internet for recent news on journalism and journalists and came upon an article about the laws of journalism and found it very interesting. The article discussed seven laws that journalists must know … Continue reading

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Lynda.com offers easy ways to learn multimedia skills

By CONNIE FOSSI I was working on a multimedia project for class in Final Cut Pro., the video quality was very poor and I needed to fix it. Lynda.com became the solution of my problem. With just a five-minute video … Continue reading

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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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CareZone offers health-related social media site

By RACHEL JANOSEC Social media have officially taken over and everyone seems to be aware of this. Social media should be about just connecting with loved ones and friends from the past and seeing what your friends are up too, … Continue reading

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Alternative press less affected by print sales decline

By BOLTON LANCASTER In an era of declining newspaper circulation, one of the areas that has not been as heavily affected is the alternative press such as The Village Voice in New York and the Miami New Times in Miami. One … Continue reading

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App allows journalists to upload edited videos to social media

By NICKY DIAZ Through some research, I found yet another app this week that could prove to be useful for journalists. While I was covering Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s visit to UM last week, I took a few pictures … Continue reading

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Data reporting within your comfort zone

By MIRAISY RODRIGUEZ Hearing about the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting’s use of free applications like Tableau Public sent me on the search for its competitors. It turns out young journalists may be able to create visualizations for their data … Continue reading

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Hindenburg recorder simplifies reporting process for journalists

By NICKY DIAZ Lately I’ve been looking for a good app with which to record interviews. Although the standard recording app on my iPhone usually does the trick, I felt like I could use something more. And I was right. … 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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Malala’s story comes to the world with advances in technology

By MELISSA CASTILLO If it weren’t for the technology advances in journalism would we know of Malala Yousafzai? Would we be able to almost connect with her by watching her speak with such passion about her outrage towards the Taliban’s … Continue reading

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Machines are coming and they want your job

By RACHEL JANOSEC More and more, it is evident that machines want our jobs and human workers can easily be replaced.  No one is safe anymore from these robots and machines that are speeding ahead technologically. Even if you have … 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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Reporters: Can the cold tweet be the new cold call?

By SAIRA SUMBAL I used to have a straight shoot way of how I like to approach sources: e-mail. And depending on how close my deadline was, I would either make a call or go to the person’s office directly. … Continue reading

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