Journalism agenda: “How to find breaking news on Twitter…”How can journalists use Whatsapp for newsgathering

How to find breaking news on Twitter by Alastair Reid By its very nature, breaking news happens unexpectedly. Simply waiting for something to start trending on Twitter is not an option for journalists – you’ll have to actively seek it out. The most important rule is to switch perspectives with the eyewitness and ask yourself, “What would I … Read more

Journalism agenda: A CIA agent sentenced to 42 months for leaking to NYT…

CIA’s Jeffrey Sterling Sentenced to 42 Months for Leaking to New York Times Journalist – The Intercept – Peter Maass – May 11, 7:53 AM – Alexandria, VA — Jeffrey Sterling, a CIA agent convicted of sharing classified information with a New York Times reporter, was sentenced today to three and a half years … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: The new HTTP/2 finalized. – the first major change to HTTP in 16 years…

The new HTTP/2 spec ushers in hopes for a faster web  Mashable! by Christina Warren HTTP, or the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, is a central part of the World Wide Web. On Wednesday, Mark Nottingham, the chai HTTP/2, the first major change to HTTP in 16 years, has been finalized  The Next Web by Owen Williams Here is … Read more