Instagram doesn’t offer a robust search option but as ProPublica points out, it “has an API with a "Media Search" endpoint that returns data both by timeframe and distance from a certain latitude and longitude — a perfect way to see who’s at a certain place at a certain time.”
Image: Screenshot of a search May 2 of the New Orleans Fair Grounds, where the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was happening.
Your staff needs to understand that getting-it-first and getting-it-right are not conflicting choices but essential dual priorities. If you don’t have it right, you don’t have it first – you don’t have it at all.
Steve Buttry, in his latest advice for new senior editors at Digital First Media.
No female reporter before her had ever seemed quite so audacious, so willing to risk personal safety in pursuit of a story.
How to pack like Nellie Bly, pioneering Victorian journalist who raced around the world in 80 days.
Here is my updated version:
What to pack to report on a protest - the gear journalists take into the field today: http://storify.com/jcstearns/packing-for-a-protest-the-gear-journalists-take-to
Today in videos that will blow your mind: This is called a “Hyperlapse,” a time-lapse video built with a number of camera movements. This would be cool on its own (the process is generally very time-consuming), but the really awesome part is this: It was created using publicly-available Google Streetview data. There’s even a tool that helps you make your own. The results are rad in that way that few things are. I’m gonna stop talking now. Just watch.
Gorgeous use of publicly-available data!
Tricia Fulks, MJ Bear Fellow, shares tips for getting people excited before your project is released. Spoiler: bonus points for including cute screenshots from your editorial meeting.
Great time management hacks from a range of sources. Via Sree Sreenivasan.
Check them out on journalists.org: Free multimedia tools offer high-end results
Image: Screenshot of Audacity by Hagit Bachrach