’100 Interviews’ project puts new twist on old adage: Everybody has a story | Poynter.
““I bet there are 100 stories I could write, but I don’t have a place to write them,” she remembers telling her dad last September. “My dad was like, ‘Well, why don’t you write down all the ideas?’”” Via @mathewi on Twitter
Google Plus forces us to discuss identity | Technology | guardian.co.uk
“Google argues that people behave better when they use their real names. Google also states it is offering an identity service, not a social network, and therefore needs to know who you are and, thirdly, that no one is forcing you to use Google Plus.
However valid the first two points may be, they are eclipsed by the monumental intellectual dishonesty of that last one – no one’s holding a gun to your head, so shut up if you don’t like it.”
Meet The Young Designer Behind The Washington Post’s Infographics – Forbes
“When most of us under a certain age think of newspapers, we think of dead trees fueling a dying business. Not so at the Washington Post. There, media is evolving to meet the demands of an increasingly digital-savvy consumer base who require information being presented in unique, digestible and shareable ways. At the helm of that effort is Wilson Andrews, the Post’s Information Designer.”
ACP – Contest Winners
Multimedia Story of the Year Finalists
ifttt tool for data journalism | Editors’ Blog | Journalism.co.uk
“What is it? This tool is still in private beta but it is worth applying for an invitation and waiting to see when it goes public as it promises interesting possibilities for journalists.”
Flooding and Power Loss Plague Some New England Campuses, in Wake of Storm – Facilities – The Chronicle of Higher Education
“Tropical Storm Irene left a long path of toppled trees and flooded roads through the Northeast on Sunday, cutting off some colleges from electrical power and essential roadways. On Monday, many institutions delayed classes and warned returning students to wait until repair crews could clear roads and rebuild bridges. And while many escaped without major damage, some reported extensive flooding in and around campus buildings.”
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