Introduction to crowdsourced journalism & crowdsourcing tools.ppt

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This is an introduction to crowdsourced journalism and crowd sourcing journalism tools.We tech their implementation during practical sessions

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Introduction to crowdsourced journalism & crowdsourcing tools.ppt

  1. 1. Crowdsourced Journalsim...........Gerald Businge gb@geralbusinge.com
  2. 2. What is Crowdsourcing ...Jeff Howe video…click to play
  3. 3. Types of Crowdsourced Journalism •Crowdsourced Investigative Journalism •Crowdsourced Breaking News •Crowdsourced Data Analysis
  4. 4. News Process Crowdsourcing Applied across The news process • Ideas • Facts • Witness Leads • Communication • Consultation • Witness Investigate • Checking • Patterns • Expert Review Analysis • Writing • Multimedia • Code Authoring • Copy • Peer • Crowd Edit • Host • Promote • Share Publish • Update • DebateAnimate
  5. 5. Crowdsourcing Journalism Tools Crowdsourced Journalsim...........Gerald Businge gb@geralbusinge.com www.frontlinesms.com/ an open source software used by a variety of organizations to distribute and collect information via text messages (SMS).fr
  6. 6. Ushahidi / Crowdmap http://ushahidi.com An open source tool for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping
  7. 7. Clickatell / Bulk SMS solutions www.clickatell.com/ offering simple and reliable SMS gateway connectivity to 819 networks in 222 countries.
  8. 8. Freedom Fone www.freedomphone.org/ platform enables automated, interactive, two-way, audio information to be shared through mobile phone networks. http://www.freedomfone.org/page/overview
  9. 9. Notice allowing users to contribute online and mobule what is around them http://n0tice.com/
  10. 10. Micro tasking.: A simple task that someone else could do for you remotely. Mechanical Turk (Amazon), Crowdflower (translation).
  11. 11. Social Media Tools (Sourcing/Engagement) Twitter Facebook
  12. 12. Curation Storify / Scoop.it
  13. 13. Crowdfunding Kickstarter / Spot.us / Emphas.is Wordpress plugin Buy crowd funding sitehttp://crowdfundingsite.net/
  14. 14. Key issues- Trustworthiness •Deliberate disinformation. •Hoaxes. •Verification process: It's probably about not going as fast as the rest. Not only relying on trust networks but verifying thoroughly the old fashioned way. •Newsrooms present information that's not black or white but grey (such as a live feed of tweets) to which extent do media organisations get involved in this or not, is labelling sufficient? •Ends………

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