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Using Web 2.0 Tools in Journalism 1.0
A workshop to shows you how to use various Web 2.0, social networking, social bookmarking, interactive mapping tools to find sources, improve your stories, etc.
http://www.sreetips.com/web2.html

  1. Get connected: Social networking sites:
    LinkedIn.com ("MySpace for Professionals") | Facebook.com (newsfeed, The Wall, poke, apps, Scrabulous + tips for journalists)
  2. Interactive Mapping:
    Google MyMaps
  3. Photoshop, Avid alternatives: Online photo and video editing
    SnipShot.com | Jumpcut.com
  4. Your Money: Tools to take charge of your money:
    Finance.yahoo.com | 25 Web 2.0 finance tools
  5. Your Health: Tools to take charge of your health:
    RevolutionHealth.com | WebMD's Symptom Checker
  6. Open sources/free software:
    Sree's tips on free software options (almost every category)
  7. New, collaborative way to free Office:
    Docs.google.com (documents, spreadsheets, presentations) | Zoho.com
  8. Sree's collection of blogs to know:
    Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next
  9. Keep better track of... everything:
    Google.com/alerts | Yahoo.com/alerts
  10. RSS, please: Keep abreast of blogs and more:
    Sitara Nieves explains it all | Google Reader | MyYahoo
  11. Citizen Broadcasting
    BlogTalkRadio.com: Easy-to-use web radio shows
    Mogulus.com: Consumer video broadcasting
    LiveVideo.com: Consumer video broadcasting
  12. Hyperlocal Datamining Mashups
    EveryBlock.com: "A news feed for your block"
    ZIPSkinny.com: "Get the skinny on that ZIP (demographics by ZIP code)"
    YourStreet.com: "YourStreet transforms the way you experience local news by indexing and mapping thousands of articles, blogs, and conversations
    down to the street level"
    Topix.net: "The leading news community on the Web, connecting people to the information and discussions that matter to them in every U.S. town and city"
    LiveNewsCameras.com: 50+ live news webcams
    ZocDoc.com: A sorta OpenTable for doctors and dentists
    WhoIsSick.org: Self-reported local health watch

Other resources from Sree Sreenivasan
Columbia New Media Professor & WNBC-TV Tech Reporter

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sreetips.com > Web 2.0 in Journalism 1.0