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Five curation tools all journalists should know about
One of the sessions at newsrewired – connected journalism will be looking in detail at integrated storytelling, and the array of tools, platforms and techniques available to journalists to pull in content from across the web. In this post we have collected just five examples of curation tools which can help journalists to integrate their multimedia reporting.
Pulling this list together it is hard to believe that all of these five storytelling tools are less than 18 months old. In fact just four months ago Storify (whose co-founder Xavier Damman will be speaking at news:rewired – connected journalism) was in private beta; now it’s a verb heard in newsrooms around the world.
So here are five curation tools that all journalists should be aware of:
Read more at www.newsrewired.com1. Storify allows journalists to curate social media posts including tweets, Flickr photos and YouTube videos. The best examples are those that include narrative. For example, Mark Jones from Reuters put together this excellent Storify to explain what went on at the last news:rewired event. What makes this such an effective example is the use of text boxes for explanations between the curated tweets and photos.
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