Category Archives: community

Three cool things I learned at Hacks and Hackers Toronto

I attended my first Hacks and Hackers Toronto meetup this week and was amazed by the turnout — it was standing room only as more than 100 people gathered to share information and inspiration and generally bridge the divide between … Continue reading

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Audio Slideshows: an assignment on new media forms and communities of practice

I decided to study audio slideshows because in the practice of multimedia online journalism, it’s important to choose your tools based on the information you want to communicate.   There is a wealth of content and a story that needs … Continue reading

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Bridging the divide between hacks and hackers

I have some exciting news to share from the data journalism trenches but I’m not sure how to write the lead because it depends on the audience. For data geeks I would write it this way: I have finally managed … Continue reading

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Developing a community

2600 pageviews and counting!   It’s not what you’d call viral, but after three weeks online, our website birminghambudgetcuts.blogspot.com has developed a respectable following. In order to find out who our users are and why they’re coming, I’m analyzing the … Continue reading

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