Social media and journalism presentation 22 nov 2011 - graham holliday - byumba rwanda

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An introduction to social media tools for journalists in Byumba, Rwanda. From http://kigaliwire.com

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Social media and journalism presentation 22 nov 2011 - graham holliday - byumba rwanda

  1. 1. Social media and journalismGraham Holliday
  2. 2. “The term Social Media refers to the use ofweb-based and mobile technologies to turncommunication into an interactive dialogue”Wikipedia
  3. 3. Why is social media important?
  4. 4. Social media tools overview• Conversational tools• Distribution and Storage• Research• Broadcast/live• Data journalism• Community• Collaborative journalism
  5. 5. 1. Conversational tools
  6. 6. 1 billion tweets per week
  7. 7. Tools of the trade
  8. 8. Tweetdeck
  9. 9. Twitterfall
  10. 10. Trendsmap
  11. 11. Twitter + other tools
  12. 12. audioboo.fm
  13. 13. Bit.ly - shorten URLs http://www.fromthefrontline.co.uk/blogs/index.php?blog=5&title=understanding_congo&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 http://bit.ly/Fquav
  14. 14. Twitterfeed
  15. 15. Mobile Twitter
  16. 16. Twitter + photos
  17. 17. 2. Distribution - Storage
  18. 18. scribd.com
  19. 19. scribd.com/UNEP
  20. 20. issuu.com
  21. 21. issuu.com/unfoundation
  22. 22. 3. Research
  23. 23. Google Advanced Search
  24. 24. Really Simple Syndication
  25. 25. “RSS makes it possible for people to keep upwith their favourite web sites in an automatedmanner thats easier than checking themmanually.”Wikipedia
  26. 26. Really Simple Syndication In Plain English
  27. 27. news.google.com
  28. 28. news.google.com
  29. 29. news.google.com
  30. 30. social bookmarking
  31. 31. Social bookmarking in plain English
  32. 32. diigo.com
  33. 33. Twitter - Diigo - email subscriptions - RSS - FacebookBut Diigo is not just a way of creating a “social” newswire and remembering things
  34. 34. Summary• Google Reader - to gather news in one place and filter• Diigo - to archive, organise & annotate research/news to distribute
  35. 35. 4. Broadcast/live• Ustream, Twitter, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Scribblelive
  36. 36. ustream.tv
  37. 37. qik.com
  38. 38. tweetdeck.com
  39. 39. hootsuite.com
  40. 40. scribblelive.com
  41. 41. live.reuters.com
  42. 42. coveritlive.com
  43. 43. 5. Data Journalism
  44. 44. wordle.net
  45. 45. data.worldbank.org
  46. 46. google.com/publicdata
  47. 47. guardian.co.uk/data
  48. 48. datauncovered.com
  49. 49. maps.google.com
  50. 50. ushahidi.com
  51. 51. 6. Community
  52. 52. facebook.com
  53. 53. ning.com
  54. 54. plus.google.com
  55. 55. linkedin.com
  56. 56. 7. Collaborative journalism
  57. 57. Document sharing in Plain English
  58. 58. And... the Google version
  59. 59. docs.google.com
  60. 60. Social media tools overview• Conversational tools• Distribution and Storage• Research• Broadcast/live• Data journalism• Community• Collaborative journalism
  61. 61. Social media and journalismgraham.holliday@gmail.com || kigaliwire.com
  62. 62. Images licensed under Creative Commons:Question Mark? - Leo Reynolds - http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/Wide Web - Josef Stuefer - http://www.flickr.com/photos/josefstuefer/9500503/Brick phone - DaftGirly - http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet/281971466/

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