Monthly Archives: March 2014

Five discussion questions for March 17

Breaking news is highly important and needs to be disseminated quickly, which can result in reporting misinformation. What are some strategies news organizations can implement to ensure accurate reporting? Authentication and offline confirmation is critical when using information obtained via … Continue reading

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#j491 Curation March 10-15

http://storify.com/sampimper/j491-curation-march-10-15

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Links from Gina Dvorak’s presentation

Gina’s blog, where she experiments: http://beyondtetris.net/ Her Google+ profile, which includes the newspapers for which she runs the social media. Some of the tools she mentioned: IFTT Buffer Twxplorer

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Group curation project

http://cojmc.webfactional.com/2014/03/10/lincoln-residents-enjoy-the-two-day-spring-teaser/

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five questions about snapchat

1.) Even though Snapchat is self destructing, screen shots can still preserve a snap forever. How do we make sure users are aware that even these apps aren’t totally harmless? 2.) How, if at all, can we use this app … Continue reading

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#j491 Curation for the week of March 3-8

http://storify.com/allyfphillips/j491-curation

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Permanence in social media and journalism

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a simple typo inside a Tweet or that embarrassing, acne-filled picture from your awkward junior high dance, there have been things we want wiped clean from social media. But, sometimes it just feels like … Continue reading

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