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  • WNYC Radio (2010b). Winter Storm Photos. Retrieved from http://www.wnyc.org/crowdsourcing/winter-storm-photos/report/
  • WNYC Radio (2010a). Mapping the Storm Clean-up. Retrieved from http://www.wnyc.org/articles/wnyc-news-2/2010/dec/30/mapping-storm-clean/
  • WNYC Radio (2010a). Mapping the Storm Clean-up. Retrieved from http://www.wnyc.org/articles/wnyc-news-2/2010/dec/30/mapping-storm-clean/
  • Mobile Commons (2011). How WNYC used mobile mapping to fact check Mayor Bloomberg. Retrieved from http://www.mobilecommons.com/blog/2011/01/how-wnyc-used-mobile-mapping-to-fact-check-mayor-bloomberg/
  • http://projects.propublica.org/dialysis/
  • SOURCE http://www.propublica.org/article/dialysis-the-story-so-far
  • SOURCE http://360.tizianoproject.org/kurdistan/#/208
  • Tiziano Project (2009). Tiziano Project Press Kit. Retrieved from http://issuu.com/tizianoproject/docs/presskit (page 6)
  • LIST http://ona11.journalists.org/2011/09/24/12th-annual-online-journalism-awards/
  • New forms of journalism

    1. 1. New Forms of Journalism: Digital, Mobile, Visual<br />Mindy McAdams<br />Professor, Journalism<br />University of Florida, U.S.A. <br />
    2. 2. New York City snow storm<br />December 26, 2010<br />
    3. 3. WNYC Radio: Google Map<br />December 29, 2010 (3 days after storm): White = snow not cleared<br />
    4. 4. WNYC Radio: Google Map<br />December 30, 2010 (4 days after storm): Purple = snow cleared<br />
    5. 5. WNYC Radio: Snow Crisis<br />Over the radio, listeners were asked to text PLOW to 30644, the station’s mobile shortcode<br />The location of each text was added to a Google Map<br />The map was posted on the radio station’s website<br />Each person who texted was asked to also leave an audio report as voicemail<br />The audio reports were played on the radio<br />
    6. 6. “It really encourages other people to send in their story and contribute, when they hear people just like them.”<br />—Jim Colgan, former WNYC news producer<br />
    7. 7. ProPublica<br />Dialysis<br />
    8. 8. ProPublica<br />Dialysis<br />
    9. 9. ProPublica<br />Dialysis<br />
    10. 10. ProPublica: Dialysis Story<br />Investigative journalism from a nonprofit news organization<br />Topic: Kidney dialysis, treatment centers<br />Government data about the centers was available to medical providers but not to the patients or the public<br />After a three-year struggle, ProPublica succeeded in getting the government to release the data<br />Dialysis patients can now search and compare<br />
    11. 11. “[D]espitemassive expense by U.S. taxpayers, Americans endure some of the worst outcomes for dialysis care in the industrialized world. One in five patients dies each year.”<br />—“Dialysis: The Story So Far,” ProPublica<br />
    12. 12. The TizianoProject <br />360° Kurdistan<br />
    13. 13. The Tiziano Project <br />12 Young Kurdish Reporters Were Trained<br />
    14. 14. Video: 360° Kurdistan<br />The Pigeon Keepers, by MuhemmedNawzad, age 23<br />
    15. 15. The TizianoProject<br />Where: Conflict, post-conflict, and underreported regions<br />Who: Members of those communities<br />What: Training, equipment, affiliations<br />Funding: Grants and donations<br />Projects to date: Kurdistan, Kenya, DR Congo, Rwanda, Somalia<br />
    16. 16. “I produced two short documentaries that were broadcast on CNN. When I first saw my film A Visit to a Kigali Metal Yard broadcast, it was like a dream for me.”<br />—SolangeNyamulisa, former Tiziano student (DR Congo)<br />
    17. 17. All three of these projects won top prizes at the annual Online News Association conference in September 2011.<br />
    18. 18. New Forms of Journalism: Digital, Mobile, Visual<br />DOWNLOAD THE PAPER<br />http://scr.bi/jforms<br />

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