July 15th, 2013 | by EJC
Personalisation is crucial when it comes to the use of social media . As Steve Buttry points out, journalists’ individual use can play an important role in finding sources, building trust through engaging with people, and increasing reach by sharing a newswire’s published contents
June 4th, 2013 | by EJC
Researchers from QCRI analysed 2 million tweets from Oklahoma Tornado that happened in May, 2013. Here are the findings.
May 21st, 2013 | by EJC
On 1-2 June 2013, the EJC and De Persgroep, a leading media company in the Flemish/Dutch media landscape, will organise a hackathon as part of the Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) Global events in Asse, Belgium. Take a look at what we are planning and join us there
May 13th, 2013 | by EJC
Lisa Dupuy, an aspiring journalist working on the Emergency Journalism initiative at the European Journalism Centre investigates the big debate on 'big data'
May 6th, 2013 | by EJC
Gemma van der Kamp, a Dutch journalist investigates a new tool called Mattermap that allows journalists to curate 'context' instead of merely 'contents'.
April 17th, 2013 | by EJC
UPDATED: A list of useful newsgathering tools to collect crowdsourced contents and curated news.
March 8th, 2013 | by EJC
This article was written by Patrick Meier and originally published at iRevolution on 19 February, 2013. Republished with permission.
January 1st, 2013 | by EJC
Did you miss the Google Hangout being organised by Google and Storyful at the end of last year? This post has all you need to know
November 19th, 2012 | by EJC
What are the lessons learned from the experiences of the 3.11 Japan Earthquake? What were the roles of mainstream media and crowdsourcing in information sharing
October 23rd, 2012 | by EJC
In an emergency situation, journalists are confronted with the challenge of validating and using a huge amount of data, ranging from official sources to unverified user-generated content