Posted in multimedia journalist, Social Media

Friday Fast Five + Five – The Hodgepodge Edition

By Benét J. Wilson, DJTF co-chair, Online Managing Editor-Business Aviation, Aviation Week Group

As I continue to try to whittle down my Friday Fast Five bookmark folder, I thought today I’d just pick the first 10 from the folder instead of doing a theme.  And as lead blogger here, I’m going to take the opportunity to make a plug.  It’s time for the kids to go back to school, and we should also consider our own education.  Now is the perfect time to pick up your copy of Mark Luckie’s The Digital Journalist’s Handbook.  If you can’t afford to go back to school or pay for an expansive seminar, Mark’s book is the next best thing. We now go back to our regular programming, already in progress…

  1. Mashable – How Freelancers are Using Social Media for Real Results
  2. Teaching Online Journalism – Looking at jQuery for visual journalism
  3. Copyblogger – 14 Foolproof Proofreading Tips for Bloggers
  4. You get 2-for-1 here: Spyrestudio – 15 Great Mindmapping Tools and Apps AND Online Journalism Review – Mapping technology provides journalists a new medium for storytelling online
  5. Alexandre Gamela – Creating Timelines
  6. Mashable – 5 Things the Library of Congress is Archiving Online (news sites and Tweets are among the list)
  7. News Videographer – How to find public domain video
  8. Knight Digital Media Center – Learning the web: Lisa Williams’ guide for journos, Part 1 and part 2
  9. The Comms Corner – 10 ways to keep tabs on ‘live’ hashtag chats on Twitter
  10. Digiphile – Top 50 Twitter Acronyms, Abbreviations and Initialisms


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