December 9th, 2013
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 Tool for journalists: Muck Rack social sharing bookmarklet

What is it? A bookmarklet which allows you to see how many times a URL has been shared on social media – and by which journalists – in a single click. How is it of use to journalists? Ever wondered how many other journalists are sharing your content? Social media aggregator Muck Rack has launched a new tool which allows you to find out in a single click. The bookmarklet also shows how many times a link has been shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon and Google , and you can use it as a quick and easy way to add content to your Muck Rack portfolio or to a media list.

 Tool for journalists: Muck Rack social sharing bookmarklet

What is it? A bookmarklet which allows you to see how many times a URL has been shared on social media – and by which journalists – in a single click. How is it of use to journalists? Ever wondered how many other journalists are sharing your content? Social media aggregator Muck Rack has launched a new tool which allows you to find out in a single click. The bookmarklet also shows how many times a link has been shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon and Google , and you can use it as a quick and easy way to add content to your Muck Rack portfolio or to a media list.

November 22nd, 2013
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Sarah Leen: Advice for Young Photographers (by Online News Association)

Sarah Leen, Director of Photography for National Geographic Magazine, says that younger photographers are developing a “digital sophistication” that’s different from previous generations.

This video was created at the Online News Association’s 2013 Conference and Awards. See more videos from ONA13. For more information about ONA13, visit http://ona13.journalists.org.

November 22nd, 2013
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I do lie awake at night worrying that I’ll die penniless and alone under a stack of (organic cotton) tote bags.

Excellent Q&A with public radio reporter and freelancer extraordinare Amanda Aronczyk. (via wnycradiolab)

Looking for advice on freelancing? Aronczyk has great tips. 

Reblogged from NPR
November 21st, 2013
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Two Minute Takeaway: Raising Your Hand to Opportunities (by Online News Association)

Callie Schweitzer, Director of Digital Innovation at TIME, offers advice for getting ahead at work: always be willing to help out.

This video was created at the Online News Association’s 2013 Conference and Awards. See more videos from ONA13. For more information about ONA13, visit http://ona13.journalists.org.

August 8th, 2013
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Where there’s a deadline, there’s a way.
Marissa Evans shares great tips for early-career journalists in How to soldier through when things get confusing.
June 27th, 2013
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Reblogged from Afterthoughts
May 9th, 2013
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A Super-Simple Tool to Search Instagram by Time and Location - ProPublica

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. 

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