Les bons liens de la veille ( 10 novembre au 16 novembre )

Voici quelques articles dont la pertinence/l’intérêt m’ont marqué au cours des derniers jours. Faites-en bon usage ! 🙂

  • Calls on the President to actually USE Twitter (@marshallk ) – Maybe you should try it sometime, Mr. Obama. And while you’re at it, you should ask someone to brief you on the movement for distributed social networking standards. A speaking gig in China would have been a great opportunity to sing the praises of decentralized, standards-based, interoperable, free-market competition in communication technologies. That’s the next part of the Twitter story
  • How Social Media is Taking the News Local – Early last year, journalists Cory Bergman and his wife, Kate, started a Seattle-area neighborhood network of news blogs called Next Door Media, which won the Online News Association’s first Community Collaboration award in 2009.Cory Bergman said in an e-mail interview that about 80% of their stories come from their neighbors and what they post in the blogs’ forums, comments, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter. Experienced journalists who live in the neighborhood cover stories they find via those methods, using traditional journalism skills to gather and confirm information. When the stories are posted to the blogs, a hat tip is given to the user who originated the idea.
  • Excellente synthèse du débat Murdoch-Google et de la couverture Twitter de la tuerie de Ft. Hood – In this week’s edition, I look at recent comments by News Corp. honcho Rupert Murdoch about taking his content out of Google searches, and how many people reacted to it. Plus, many news organizations made Twitter Lists to cover the Ft. Hood shooting, but the Austin American-Statesman had an excellent Twitter feed of original and aggregated information. And Salon CEO Richard Gingras talks about how his site will be funding investigative journalism with soft-news features.
  • A Microformat with Major Implications for The Newsroom – Imagine this: you visit one of your favorite news sites and the homepage displays a notification that an article you read yesterday has been updated with new information, and a story you read last week has been corrected. The notification enables you to click on a link and read the correction, or to be taken to the updated story.
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  • Why Google Latitude’s added features have potential for mobile journalism ( /by @paulbradshaw ) – Google Latitude, a service that works with your mobile phone to enable people to see where you are, has launched 2 new services with interesting potential for mobile journalism: Location History and Location Alerts.
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  • My students don’t have TVs … – CBC News wants to attract younger viewers with its recent relaunch, but as Carleton broadcast journalist instructor Marilyn Mercer found out, many of her students don’t have TVs or cable subscription
  • « Welt Kompakt » among the first newspapers around the world to integrate Google Wave into its coverage (via @philaloux ) – Welt Kompakt, a spinoff of the German daily Die Welt, is among the first newspapers around the world to integrate Google Wave into its coverage, Revolution Magazine reported yesterday. The addition comes even as the lifestyle daily also invites readers to follow its editors – and contribute to content – via the free tabloid’s Twitter account, Welt Kompakt yesterday announced.
  • Le New York Times publie un article financé par souscription du public (Spot.us). (via @eni_kao et @couve ) – The New York Times has published a story about the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” by Lindsey Hoshaw that was funded in part through the “community funded journalism” site Spot.Us, which helped Hoshaw raise $10,000 from more than 100 people so she could report the story.

Les bons liens de la veille – 10 août 2009

Voici quelques articles dont la pertinence/l’intérêt m’ont marqué au cours de dernières 24H. Faites-en bon usage ! 🙂

  • BBC Hovers On iPhone Apps Due To Apple Terms | mocoNews – While Apple’s iPhone App Store has clocked up a billion downloads and revolutionised the delivery of mobile services in its first year, one notable absentee on the store has been the BBC. While BBC Worldwide debuted Radio Times and Lonely Planet apps, and Livestation is distribution a BBC World News app, the public service broadcaster is still missing.paidContent:UK understands this is due to BBC anxieties over Apple’s terms and conditions – in particular, a concern that it would be left open to “unlimited liability”.

    The corporation is nervous that this would compel it to set aside a large amount of money in case of actions arising from this liability, according to a source – a difficult pill to swallow in these belt-tightening times. Auntie is now negotiating with Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) for an agreement that would mean a smaller financial commitment for it, another source says.

  • Tribune Launches Its Own Local HuffPost – Promoted at its beta launch as « Huffington Post meets Facebook, » Chicago Now aggregates and curates local bloggers, which it recruits and compensates on the basis of visits by Chicago-area users, and other content. It also has social networking elements and looks to offer advertisers targeted results.Bloggers are being added regularly, but among those already contributing to the mix are former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell, Miss Illinois 2009 Ashley Bond, commentator Dennis Byrne and the band I Fight Dragons. The Chicago Now network also includes blogs such as the CTA Tattler, District 299 and Gapers Block and the Chicago Tribune’s RedEye Web site.
  • How Journalists Can Use Google Voice to Improve Their Reporting – The new, free Google Voice service is a game changer for journalists. It gives you flexibility and control over who you talk to, and it can save you a lot of time. Google Voice is currently available by invitation only at google.com/voice. Product Manager Craig Walker said in a recent interview with me that if you request an invite today, the wait « shouldn’t be too long. »