How a small newspaper used iPads to bend the rules of reporting

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With the rapid migration of news and media onto the mobile platform, newspaper editors are finding all sorts of ways to keep up with the changeover and stay ahead of the trends. That’s why Randy Parker, managing editor of the…

3 Options for Backing Up Computer Files

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Everybody has a story about computer failure. It’s an all consuming, blood-draining scramble to restore work from whatever backups that you may have cobbled together or a search for an insanely expensive hard drive recovery service. It’s not a pleasant…

Peter Eichstaedt on Technology and International Journalism

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Peter Eichstaedt is a veteran journalist with a background in local newspapers. After working for the Uganda Radio Network and the Institute of War and Peace Reporting, he became deeply interested in giving voice to international humanitarian issues. Eichstaedt has…

Can Quora Help Journalists Crowdsource Stories?

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Earlier this year, journalists and bloggers were buzzing about all the potential uses for Quora.com. Now, not so much. But that could change, because word on the street is that the Q & A site is in the midst of…

Blind Ambition: 6 Tools for Journalists with Vision Issues

I always thought it was a medical myth that an individual’s remaining four senses would take over to compensate for the loss of a fifth sense due to illness, injury, or disability. However, when deteriorating optic nerves threatened to sabotage…

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