Journalism Accelerator Featured Links: November 4 – November 18, 2011
The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform. Nieman Lab’s Megan Gaber distills down how one of the UK’s leading newspapers is transforming classified advertising blending social, civic, mobile and message.
Jacob Caggiano asks some big questions at the Seattle Interactive Conference
Opening up the can of worms on data portability and the land grab for the mobile frontier.
The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform
Nieman Lab’s Megan Garber distills down how one of the UK’s leading newspapers is transforming classified advertising blending social, civic, mobile and message.
The Online Neighbourhood Network Study
This UK “neighbourhood” network offers insight from its 2010 study on how local community and public service agencies interacting online strengthen civic connection.
How to Break Into Freelance Writing
Long time technology writer turned award-winning independent writing coach: tips from a successful veteran for writers looking to go pro.
Local Yokel Media
With a mission of “making local online advertising work better for local publishers and local advertisers,” this is an industry-wise team expanding its reach to support local publishing.
Applying the Public Interest Test to Journalism
Bob Eggington of Media Helping Media on how to effectively “apply the public interest test” before deciding whether to cover a story.
LLRX: Law and technology resources for legal professionals
With more than 120,000 unique readers per month, this (free) resource offers deep research & up-to-date information on the Internet and tech-related issues, apps, resources and tools.
Data Driven Journalism
A European Journalism Centre initiative, this site offers a “journalist, student, developer, designer, open data specialist” resources to enrich their work with the power of data.
DNAinfo.com presents a dynamic model of hyperlocal goodness
Founded by dynamo Joe Ricketts, DNAinfo.com brings a business model to market for Manhattanites across 11 neighborhoods with top notch local reporting from the hood.
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