June 12th, 2015 | by EJC
Using live streaming app Periscope the Guardian's Paul Lewis broadcast from different locations around Baltimore throughout the 2015 riots, observing a community making sense of the destruction and chaos happening on their streets.
May 8th, 2015 | by EJC
Armed with an iPhone, content creation apps, and social media, a reporter is able to provide a vivid picture of a SWAT standoff to a huge audience within seconds, but those modern tools need to be tempered with old-school journalistic judgment and restraint
April 1st, 2015 | by EJC
Remember that sound is half the story. Paying close attention to the quality of the sound you're recording is an easy way to improve the overall quality of your video, and increase the impact of the story you have to tell
January 12th, 2015 | by EJC
Last month The Cambodia Daily announced it was going HTTPS. Joshua Wilwohl explains why they decided to go secure, and how they did it
December 19th, 2014 | by EJC
While anti-corruption advocates have long aimed to improve access to high-quality government budget data, a top-down information exchange is not enough to deter corruption. Justin DeShazor explains how a data visualisation initiative by Transparency International Uganda is helping to bridge information gaps and create productive interactions within civil society
December 16th, 2014 | by EJC
Many of us in developed countries find it annoying when somebody calls and hangs up before you can answer. But in developing countries, “missed calls” are becoming an extremely cost-effective cue for transmitting and obtaining information—without incurring fees for voice calls or text messages
October 17th, 2013 | by EJC
The general public, armed with a smartphone or pocket-size camera, plays an increasing role in evolving stories. Gemma van der Kamp investigates the role of User Generated Content in the newsgathering process and examines the best practices for utilising it
April 19th, 2013 | by EJC
This article was written by Moran Barkai , and originally published on 22 February, 2013 at Data Driven Journalism. Republished with permission.
November 26th, 2012 | by EJC
Featuring some of the unique and freely available mobile apps from Japan that are useful before and during emergencies
August 30th, 2012 | by EJC
A list of useful mapping and crowdsourcing tools and networks that centre on emergency situation and humanitarian response.