Journalists can now use Google News Lab tools seamlessly to search through google search, aggregate analytics from posts. Read more to find out about Google’s awesome new platform for journalists and get linked to Google News Lab Fellowship Program.
Whether you are an aspirant, student or just a curious other , starting a blog is probably one of the best idea’s you’ve had to growing your career and here’s why:
Thank you to everyone who follows this blog, my journey with journalism and computer science studies continues to grow and I am so extremely lucky to have you all as a part of the journey! Till the next post.
Nestled in the gully between the very yuppie Vredehoek and the bustle of the Cape Town CBD lies Roeland Street. A little nest for those working in the surrounding areas. Roeland Street is its own little village. A haven for both travelers and students. read on to find more out about Roeland Street and its eco-system.
Journalism is seeing the rise of data abundance, algorithmic exploration and examination of computational developments to give a richer end user experience for the reading audience. The practice and profession of journalists is changing with growing significance towards a ‘data-centric’ distribution path. This growth has amazing things in store for both humans and machines.
The new hype term in the journalism industry is ‘data journalism’. It is about way more than just analyzing or visualizing data rather it is about using data as a tool to enhance the story telling of worldly events. The ability to interpret and analyse data has become an essential part of the journalistic practice. Journalism or the ‘reporting’ aspect of journalism has taken new shapes and forms and the use of data in telling the story has become an integral part of good reporting.
The time has come when the reporter is being replaced by the machine and it couldn’t be better for the future of journalism. Robots have been making their way into the industry of journalism for a number of years and it is quite clear they are here to stay. Journalists please make way the machine is here and it can do just as good a job as you.
Here’s a recap of what I got back from all of you after my first post:
Citizen journalism is the posting of information in a journalistic matter by anyone, usually on blogs or on social media sites. There is no requirement to become a citizen journalist, there is no screening process and thus citizen journalism can be used to create an unrealistic truth. Citizen journalism is however on the rise and is becoming the new aspect of traditional journalism particularly in South Africa.