user generated content
Building resilient newsrooms Paid Members Public
From grusome images on social media to war reporting and pandemics — journalists are under more stress than ever. How do we help keep our newrooms productive, and our staff healthy?
Is journalist-created UGC really UGC? Paid Members Public
Should a journalist be asking another journalist for their video?
Is the quality of professional photography discernible to average readers? Paid Members Public
On professional photography versus reader-contributed photography: > Not only did viewers know what they liked, but they were able to accurately identify which of the 200 photos and captions they were asked to view were shot by pros, and expressed a distinct preference for the professional over the user contributed images.
Publishing guessing game of the day Paid Members Public
Today’s guessing game: who wrote this? > Despite the struggles of the traditional media, there remains an insatiable desire for great reporting, entertaining content, and powerful storytelling. Facebook, Twitter, and the other Silicon Valley-based social sites are amazing distribution platforms, but user generated content alone isn’t enough to fill
GuardianWitness: an interview with Joanna Geary Paid Members Public
An interview with Guardian digital development editor Joanna Geary about the newspaper’s new collaboration platform.
#ftmedia12 - Wikipedia and harnessing the power of social media Paid Members Public
Wikipedia is becoming increasingly important to our information landscape - but how reliable is it, and how well-balanced are its contributors?