RealWire has launched a new tool for "curating the media on Twitter." Lissted, which allows you to search for journalists and bloggers and monitor the media on Twitter, already has a database of over 10,000 journalists, and media professionals can request to be listed by filling out a form and linking their Twitter accounts. The Next Web reports.
A Dutch start-up is developing a Farmville-like Facebook game, NewsGame, that will generate original reporting (and pay for it), reports the Nieman Lab.
The late New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid’s death raises questions of how to keep journalists safe in war zones. Steve Myers from Poynter reports.
When former (fired) staffers of GOOD magazine launched a Kickstarter appeal to start a new magazine called Tomorrow, they raised their goal of $15,000 in five hours, reported Poynter. Pledges now stand at more than $20,000.
The Mail & Guardian’s Chris Roper writes of the death of his former boss and colleague, Antonie Roux, Naspers CEO of MIH Holdings.
“We can now say, twenty years or so after the internet entered the mainstream, that we’ve got our breath back and we’re starting to see intelligent adaptation of new media in journalism,” writes George Brock of London’s City University, in a blog post about making better use of journalism technology.
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