Posts tagged ‘mashups’
This week’s Something for the Weekend is a little different, as it’s a tool for newsgathering rather than publishing. But what a tool.
There’s a lot of corporate/technical jargon on the website (“create solutions for web automation”), because, like some of the best web tools (e.g. Twitter), this can be used for so many things it’s hard to describe in a single sentence. But here are some of the headlines: (more…)
If news organisations thought they were starting to ‘get’ this whole internet journalism thing, yesterday may make them think again.
At 8pm GMT yesterday I received a breathless email from Azeem Ahmad, a student from the journalism degree I teach on:
“Tell me you have seen the Google Maps/Twitter mash up of the American Super Tuesday voters.. it’s amazing! The pointer is flying all over the world, from Spain to England, and all through the various parts of America.”
“Enthralled by Twitter and Google Maps super mashup. I could be entertained for hours”