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Instant Messaging the News

By Ellyn Angelotti
Interactivity Editor and Adjunct Faculty

During the typical work day, you can find me and most of my Poynter colleagues on AIM (AOL Instant Messenger). When we work from home, AIM helps us to keep up with … Read more

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Find Sites Al is Diggin’ on del.icio.us

By Mallary Tenore
Poynter Naughton Fellow

In the left rail of his Morning Meeting column, Al Tompkins links to sites that he’s “diggin,’” or finds interesting. The sites highlight compelling multimedia projects, reporting resources and new tools for journalists.… Read more

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Monday, June 02, 2008

Join a Hunt for Quality ‘Media and Politics’ Stories

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Now that the election primary season is over and the national conventions are weeks away, journalists have time to do more than simply follow breaking news from the campaign trail.

We now have time … Read more

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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Watch Walter Reed Seminars with Anne Hull and David Maraniss

We streamed and recorded two programs Tuesday about The Washington Post‘s investigation of Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Our guests were Anne Hull, one of the two reporters who worked on the Pulitzer Prize-winning stories, and her editor David Maraniss.… Read more

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Monday, Apr. 14, 2008

How to Create Facebook Applications

By Ellyn Angelotti
Interactivity Editor

Since I added the New York Times News Quiz Facebook Application to my Facebook page last fall, I have been envisioning what kind of Poynter Facebook Application we might create. But even with my basic … Read more

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Friday, Mar. 28, 2008

Design is Done, Coding Under Way

By Jeremy Gilbert,
Managing Editor, Innovation & Poynter Online Redesign Project Leader

The design work is done.

The seventh version of Poynter Online has entered its final phase of development.

Incorporating months of feedback and several major iterations, we … Read more

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Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2008

BlogNetNews: Aggregating Journalism Blogs

By Ellyn Angelotti, Interactivity Editor and Adjunct Faculty
Contributor:
Dave Mastio, Editor of blognetnews.com

According to Technorati, 175,000 new blogs are born every day. Bloggers post 18 new updates every second.

This overabundance of options can be … Read more

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Monday, Mar. 17, 2008

Too Hot to Handle? See Diversity at Work

By Bill Mitchell
Director of Poynter Online

Some of the most interesting stories start out as ideas considered too hot to handle. They might offend someone. They might be misunderstood.  They might make people uncomfortable.

Stories about racial slurs, about … Read more

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Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2008

NewsTrust: Assessing Users’ Trust in the News

By Ellyn Angelotti
Interactivity Editor

Journalists have been able to tell if users Digg their work, or even if users think the stories news organizations write are del.icio.us, but now they can find out how much users trust the … Read more

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Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008

SuperVision: Jill Geisler’s New Blog for Leaders

Today we launched SuperVision, a new leadership column written by Jill Geisler, head of Poynter’s Leadership and Management Group. This blog is an evolution of the Leading Lines column. The main difference:  SuperVision will deliver more frequent posts, … Read more

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