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Tools for monitoring news

  1. 1. Tools for Monitoring NewsFactiva News<br />By WBG Library<br />& Dow Johns<br />July 22, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Latest tools<br />Library-licensed information<br />RSS, RSS Readers overview<br />iGoogle, myYahoo<br />Twitter<br />Trending topics in Twitter and search engines<br />Search engine alerts/monitoring<br />Wikipedia Portal on Current Events<br />Street journalism and syndication sites<br />
  3. 3. Library Network<br />http://library<br />Licensed analytical sources: Oxford Analytica, Consensus Forecast, EIU Risk Service, International Country Risk Guide<br />Factiva – aggregates news and publications<br />ISI Emerging Markets – news and data<br />Ask a Librarian – research assistance request<br />
  4. 4. Twitter in plain English<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0o<br />Follow News Outlets<br />Top news outlets: http://wefollow.com/twitter/news<br />http://twitter.com/WASHINGTONPOST<br />DC Security<br />http://twitter.com/72_Hours<br />Monitter<br />http://www.monitter.com<br />Trendistic<br />http://trendistic.com/<br />Visualize it! Get it via sms/mobile updates!<br />http://mashable.com/2009/03/16/twitter-visualizations/<br />
  5. 5. Links<br />NewsMaphttp://newsmap.jp/<br />Wikipedia Portal Current Events<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Current_events<br />Wikinews<br />http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Main_Page<br />TwitterVision<br />http://twittervision.com/<br />Street Journalism sites<br />http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=List_of_citizen_journalism_websites<br />Twitter tools<br />http://takemetoyourleader.com/2009/02/18/best-tools-to-analyze-aggregate-and-visualize-twitter-data/<br />

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