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Topic “future of journalism”

Facebook's re-designed News Feed promises to be a "personalized newspaper"

Screenshot of sharing features as part of Facebook's revamped News Feed. Source: Facebook + Journalists

Knight Center webinar teaches 60 journalists how to improve their reporting with smartphones


Some 60 journalists from 15 countries completed a webinar in Spanish on Tuesday, Feb. 19, on mobile news reporting tools available on any smartphone. Read more »


NBC shutters EveryBlock, pioneering hyperlocal journalism website

Screen shot 2013-02-08 at 12.41"Farewell, neighbors" message from EveryBlock's website on Friday, Feb 8. Source: EveryBlock.com

Twitter's new video app Vine: The next big thing in social media newsgathering?

Vine, a new app from Twitter, could be the next big thing in social media newsgathering, according to some media watchers. Released on Jan. 24, the so-called “Instagram for video,” allows users to capture six-second looping videos and share them on TwitterRead more »


Latin American journalists team up to cover organized crime, other cross-border topics


Motivated by shared experiences with problems like organized crime or the environmental impacts of transnational projects, journalists in Latin America are establishing multi-national teams to investigate topics that stretch across borders. Read more »


Latin American science journalists more upbeat about their profession than those in the U.S. and Europe, report says

Science journalists in Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world have a more positive outlook on their profession than their peers in the West, according to a new report. Read more »


After 80 years, Newsweek magazine ends its print edition

Newsweek magazine, the second largest news weekly in the U.S., will publish its last print edition on Dec. 31 this year, announced editor-in-chief Tina Brown and Newsweek Daily Beast CEO Baba Shetty on the publication’s website on Thursday, Oct. 18. Read more »



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