Taxonomy of Digital Story Packages

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From the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, this guide features examples of different approaches to online story packages.

 

 

Image courtesy of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism’s Facebook page.

NSA Files: Decoded

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Nice package from theguardian (U.K.) about the NSA spying scandal. It features seamlessly integrated videos, interactive graphics and documents.

 

 

 

Image courtesy of theguardian.com

 

News Chops: Beefing up the Journalism in Local Public Broadcasting

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From J-Lab at American University, this feature profiles a number of public broadcasters that are exploring new ways of producing local, enterprise and investigative journalism. These efforts include partnerships, grants, shared workspaces and shared reporters.

 

 

 

 

Image courtesy of the Contemporary Critique Blog

The Six Best YouTube URL Tricks

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This page from lifehacker.com shows tricks for linking to YouTube videos, including repeating all or part of a video, downloading a video, jumping to a specific point in a video and disabling related videos.

twXplorer — A smarter way to search Twitter

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This project from the Knight Lab at Northwestern University lets you search Twitter and see your results in a variety of ways. twXplorer lets you see up to 500 recent tweets containing your search term, provides a bar graph showing the most popular words that appear with your search term, and shows the most popular hashtags and links that appear in tweets with your search term.

 

Image courtesy of Social Media Examiner.

Lightning Photography: A Case Study

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Lightning photography is a pretty specialized business, but a great lightning photograph can really help make an online story. The Ohio Newspaper Association provides this page where a newspaper photographer and weather-chaser provides tips.

 

 

Image courtesy of  All-That-Is-Interesting.com.

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