Journalism agenda: “10 video formats to tell stories from your mobile phone”

10 video formats to tell stories from your mobile phone Mobile journalism expert Robb Montgomery explains the wide range of videos that can be produced by reporters for social media The murky future of Hungary’s private media AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) We take a look at the bleak picture presented by members of Hungary’s private … Read more

A case study in verification for news comes from Turkey… Journalism agenda…

Turkey, propaganda and eyewitness media: A case study in verification for news First Draft News by Eyewitness Media Hub It was around 10:15 pm in Turkey on July 15th when messages started to go around about “strange events taking place in Istanbul and Ankara”. A terrorist attack, some said. A coup attempt, said others. It quickly … Read more

Journalism agenda: “Source verification: Beware the bots…

Source verification: Beware the bots by Meedan Verifying your sources is key to any online investigation. When you find some compelling footage or images, getting to the “who” of where they came from is essential, and First Draft’s VisualVerification Guides give a great overview of things to consider when getting to the source: The ideal scenario, … Read more

Journalism agenda: #FreeRasool “Jake Hanrahan On His Detention In Turkey, And Why Mohammed Rasool Must Be Released

  Journalists detained in Turkey for using encryption On 27 August, a British journalist and a cameraman working for Vice News, a news channel that broadcasts in-depth documentaries about current subjects, and their fixer were detained in Turkey while reporting in Diyarbakir, the main city of the country’s predominantly Kurdish southeastern region. At the beginning of … Read more

In the end, Bush won’t be prosecuted… #TortureReport

What Dick Cheney knew about the torture program Buried in the pages of the 525-page executive summary of the so-called CIAtorture report is a timeline showing when former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was briefed about the program July 29, 2003: According to the report, Huge anti-police violence protests set for D.C. and NYC  Mashable! by Colin … Read more