August 2nd, 2013 | by EJC
While spam filters provide additional layers of security to websites, they can also be used to process all kinds of information. Perhaps most famously, for example, the reCAPTCHA spam filter was used to transcribe the New York Times’ entire paper-based archives.
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
July 5th, 2013 | by EJC
DOMIZ CAMP, Iraq, January 3 (UNHCR) – Often fleeing with nothing but the clothes on their back, refugees are usually dependent on help from others, including host communities, UNHCR and its many partners
June 25th, 2013 | by EJC
How do you combat fear and confusion? By opposing it with hard facts. And if these hard facts are non-existent? They need to be actively sought. This is the logic that led to the creation of Safecast in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in March
June 14th, 2013 | by EJC
Clarissa Maracci, Foreign Affairs Editor for Fatto & Diritto, interviews Moussa Ag Assarid, the spokesman of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA). This political and military organisation is fighting for the autonomy of the territories of northern Mali.
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
April 29th, 2013 | by EJC
The UNHCR reporters investigate the lives of refugees and internally displaced persons throughout the world. Here is the story from Myanmar.
April 9th, 2013 | by EJC
Kees Broere (1958) is the correspondent for Sub Saharan Africa for the NOS (Dutch public broadcaster) and de Volkskrant (Dutch daily newspaper). The EJC conducted an interview with him on the conflict in Mali and his work as a correspondent in situations of fragility
April 5th, 2013 | by EJC
In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. We focus on 'Ushahidi' in this article