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RSS for journalists

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An introduction to RSS and how it is relevant and useful for a journalist.

An introduction to RSS and how it is relevant and useful for a journalist.

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  • 1. RSS for Journalists Mark Gould mark.j.gould@gmail.com June 2009
  • 2. What is RSS? Stands for Real Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary. Simple Web page with a file type that can be subscribed to and read by a newsreader.
  • 3. Ways RSS is used
  • 4. Getting started Decide on an aggregator Web-based applications Desktop based Browsers
  • 5. Finding feeds Locate RSS icon
  • 6. Finding feeds Some sites offer multiple feeds. Click the feed and copy the URL Paste the URL into your RSS reader
  • 7. RSS uses Filter local and national news sites by topic. Aggregate blogs with information on topics that you cover. Find new sources. Track search terms on Twitter to see what people are saying related to your beat. Find new sources. Download niche-specific podcasts. Stay informed.
  • 8. More RSS tools Yahoo Pipes takes RSS feeds from multiple sites and allows you to filter by term, date, etc. Dapper creates RSS feeds from sites that do not already have them. Technorati ranks blogs by popularity.
  • 9. Works cited Graphic by Jason Rhode http://www.flickr.com/photos/jrhode/37567 1790/kr Graphic by RSS Advisory Board www.rssboard.org/images/rss-icon- collection.gif