For the profession of journalism, video games journalism is our canary in the coal mine. How it deals with the challenges and ethical conundrums of the new journalism will teach us all, if we’re smart enough to pay attention.
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While numerous tools for publicly archiving Twitter searches have gone premium or disappeared entirely, I’ve built a new one that works entirely within WordPress. Now I need your help to test it.
About a year ago, I wrote an article about how to archive Twitter chats using the then popular and perfectly functional WhatTheHashtag. Later on the site was suddenly shut down and the service discontinued. Since then, I’ve stumbled from tool to tool, trying to find an equally optimal solution that would allow me to generate HTML containing Tweets and post them on my blog (independent from any other platform) with the greatest amount of speed possible.
These past few days I’ve presented at CMANYC12, the conference run by a professional organization for advisers and associated positions working with college-level student media. For this year’s conference, I presented one workshop with Michele Boyet and three sessions on my own. For convenience, here are all the presentations I gave. All are under a creative commons attribution [...]
The last episode of the Everything is a Remix video series is now online. Kirby Ferguson’s excellent documentary, covering the history and art of remixes, is a must see. The concept of remixes is nothing new, but the legal attacks that have abounded in recent years are. The derision remixes now receive from mainstream media could cause [...]