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A new tool from The Times of London lets you easily detect and capture quotes from a video

“As I went through these articles and came across a text quote, I kept thinking, ‘Why can’t I just click on it and see the corresponding part of the video and get the full experience of how they said it?’”<p>Surfacing the latest Donald Trump gem from a long, rambling video to share it in a story can …

Facebook rolls out new tools to help reporters share their work (and choose who sees it)

Facebook is making an app that was previously only for celebrities and other public figures available to journalists with verified profiles.<p>When I think Twitter, I think “work”; when I think Facebook, I think “home,” or “work distraction.” I’m not alone in this: Journalists love Twitter. A quarter …

What happened after 7 news sites got rid of reader comments » Nieman Journalism Lab

How The Atlantic built an online splash around its Ta-Nehisi Coates cover story

“We publish the magazine ten times a year, so we need to take advantage of this extraordinary piece of real estate to drive a really big idea out there into the public consciousness,” said The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief and co-president James Bennet.<p>The Atlantic’s October 2015 cover story by …

Facebook woos journalists with Signal, a dashboard to gather news across Facebook and Instagram

Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram.<p>Facebook isn’t finished with its attempts to move journalists away from their reliance on Twitter. On Thursday, the company launched Signal, a free discovery and curation platform that helps journalists see what’s …

Social Media

Guess what: Millennials aren’t all the same when it comes to news consumption » Nieman Journalism Lab

Millennials tend to get lumped into a big group when it comes to hand-wringing about their news consumption habits. But (shocker) defining the entire group of people born between 1980 and 1998 as a “monolithic group that doesn’t change with age and different circumstances” doesn’t really make …

Three New Jersey newsrooms start using Hearken, a platform that lets audiences choose reporting topics » Nieman Journalism Lab

Each of the three sites has a Hearken widget on their site where anyone can ask a question that they are curious about. How often are Newark buildings hit by lightning? Are there secret tunnels under the Rutgers campus? Which New Jersey communities have the most polluted water? Anything you can …

The German investigative nonprofit CORRECT!V is building a name for itself by doing a bit of everything

On top of its collaborations with big media partners, the one-year-old investigative newsroom holds freedom-of-information request trainings and live events, and it published a graphic novel.<p>— CORRECT!V launched with lofty goals. In the year-plus that it’s been in operation, the nonprofit …

You’re probably underestimating how much your articles are being shared via text message

In BuzzFeed’s news app, sharing via SMS is a more common user action than via Facebook or Twitter.<p>Last fall, in our Predictions for 2015 package, Jamie Mottram of Gannett predicted we’d see an increase in SMS sharing. He cited the impact a SMS share button had had on Gannett’s sports site For The …

How PRX and Radiotopia are rethinking the public radio pledge drive for the podcast era

“That’s part of the strategy. Make the funnel as big as you can, make people really excited about supporting your content, and then you have a relationship to work with and follow up on.”<p>The pledge drive has been a staple of public media for decades: Hosts solicit donations on air a few times a …

NarcoData is a new collaboration that aims to track and visualize the drug cartels of Mexico

When the Mexican digital news site Animal Politico obtained previously classified government documents on drug cartels, it wanted to figure out the best way to unleash the “great potential” of the data.<p>NarcoData, a collaboration between Mexican digital news site Animal Politico and data journalism …

German daily Die Welt wants to bundle print, digital, and TV into a single newsroom (and brand)

Two years ago, Die Welt restructured its newsroom, aiming to transform into a premium subscriber-based digital brand. Now it’s trying to integrate a TV station under a similar model.<p>— When The New York Times announced that it would create a separate, centralized group of editors and designers to …

Can’t finish a New Yorker story online? The magazine will now send you an email reminder to come back

The widget, which will be open sourced, was created by a developer who began working on it as a personal side project.<p>For as long as The New Yorker has existed, its readers have lamented not being able to get through everything in the magazine. Everyone from The Onion to Thought Catalog has …

“Solar Entrepreneurs” Bring Light and Hope to Rural India

Mexico's Abundant Sunshine No Help for Stalled Solar Industry

Mexico has some of the strongest sunlight in the Americas and plenty of wide-open space in the Chihuahuan and Sonoran deserts, ideal conditions for …

The Solar Entrepreneurs Emerging From Rural Kenya's Cellphone Revolution

In a country where three-quarters of the population lives off the grid, solar power is a savior.<p>Nkika Mtutua’s home in Kenya’s Maasai heartlands looks pretty similar to those of his neighbors. His earthy-colored, single-story house is built in a traditional style, known as a Manyatta, but it has …

Africa

Take a Test Drive in the World’s First Commercial Fuel Cell SUV

The Department of Energy hosted an exciting and unique visitor last week: the world’s first commercially available, zero emissions fuel cell electric …

Guest Post: The Petrobras Corruption Scandal and Brazil’s Ethanol Sector

More on:<p>Brazil<p>Corruption<p>Fossil Fuels<p>Development<p><i>This is a guest post by Luis Ferreira Alvarez, an analyst with Stratas Advisors’ Global Biofuels</i> …

Nigerian News, Nigeria Newspapers

COVER STORIES39 mins agoPolitical Parties, CSOs Differ Over N242bn Election Budget COVER STORIES1 hour ago2019: Atiku Declares, Says I’ll Return PDP …

The Guardian view on solar power: put in the shade just when it needs the sun | Editorial

Cutting subsidies in renewables is shortsighted and counterproductive. These industries are Britain’s future and must receive full government backing<p>Last week there was dismay as the future of Britain’s nuclear sector was subcontracted to France and China. Now, as the impact of the cuts in …

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is awarding loans and grants that will help more than 1,100 …

Making solar power affordable in rural Mexico

Mexico

Remote community in Campeche uses solar energy to purify water

In the midst of the Maya jungle, the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula in the community of <b>La Mancalona</b>, a remote Mexican village in the municipality of</b> …

Solar leads green energy growth in Mexico

<i>This 10-part series looks at key potential growth areas around the world.</i><p>With its long history as a petroleum producer, Mexico might not be the first place people think of when it comes to cleantech and renewables.<p>Yet over the past few years the country has become a magnet for companies in the …

[Magazine] Spain solar power clouded by government U-turn

At the time, Spain was among the top producers of solar energy and attracted renewable energy investors.<p>That ranking has since plummeted following …

Fossil fuels producers insist they have a future in a renewable energy world

"You know how big a change that would be.It would take quite a bit of technology development to replace all the capacity that is in the ground today."<p>…

Renewable Energy

Solmatix Renewables - a company engineering the highest standards

Solmatix Renewables is a Northern Ireland-based company with an enviable track record in designing and installing high quality, rigorously engineered …

Oregon's coastal counties oppose offshore renewable energy plan

View Comments<p>In late September, Clatsop, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Lincoln and Tillamook counties filed an amicus curiae or friend of the court brief on …

Renewable Energy