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Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

There's a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It

Yesterday I appeared on a panel about digital publishers who are ‘pivoting to video’. I’ve written about this before. But in case you’re new to it, …

Digital Media

Vibrant Photos of Foliage From Above

If you missed this fleeting, colorful season, immerse yourself in these stunning pictures from our Nature Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Seasons can turn in the blink of an eye. In the northern hemisphere, winter is quickly approaching. Here are some photos to help us savor the beauty of changing …

Nature

Craig Ferguson’s New Series is Also a Modern-Day Commercial

Craig Ferguson is taking over the helm of a new talk show that has an intriguing feature – no commercial breaks. That’s because the series is a …

TV

Brilliant Infographic About Social, Mobile Driving Millennials’ News Consumption

Social media and mobile applications have become a primary channel for news for many millennials. An infographic from Coupofy takes an in-depth look …

Millennials

The elements of journalism

In their book The Elements of Journalism, Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel identify the essential principles and practices of journalism.<p>Here are 10 …

Journalism

The Axios Way

Here are some of the lessons learned creating Axios six months ago, and Politico a decade before:<p><b>Obsess about your reader/viewer/listener.</b> Their …

Self-confidence

How Do I Start An Anonymous Blog?

Running an anonymous blog can be incredibly easy, or it can be incredibly hard, depending on what you mean by ‘anonymity’.The Tech PartIf you just …

Bruce Schneier

How to blog anonymously, a guide for activists, whistleblowers and journos

You just need to look at the way governments and state institutions try to restrict content on the internet to understand how powerful the web has …

VPNs

How to Become a Reporter or Broadcast News Analyst

FAQs About How to Become a Reporter/Broadcast News Analyst<p>What is the average salary of Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts?<p>The …

Journalism

Ten Myths About the NSA, Debunked

<i>This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from</i> …

Surveillance

AP Definitive Source | How to describe extremists who rallied in Charlottesville

A makeshift memorial sits in Charlottevsille, Virginia, on Aug. 13, 2017, a day after Heather Heyer died when a car rammed into a group of people who were protesting a white nationalist rally in the city. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)<p>Another recent area of confusion is the degree of overlap between the …

How GiveMeSport is using AI in the newsroom

U.K. sports publisher GiveMeSport has used its proprietary technology to help grow its Facebook audience to an impressive 25 million followers. Now, …

TV sets are starting to disappear from American homes

Bye, box.<p>After years of insisting it wasn’t so, the TV Industrial Complex now admits that it’s contracting: The number of people paying for TV has been declining for several years.<p>But that’s not the only part of the TV world that’s shrinking: Actual TV sets are disappearing from homes, too.<p>After …

TV

The Agony and the Anxiety of The New York Times

Despite a historic run, unease is now gripping the paper as a large-scale reorganization (physical, personnel, and psychic) looms. “The mood at the paper is poisonous in a way I’ve never seen it in the past 15 years,” as one editor put it.<p>The first six months of the Trump administration have been …

Journalism

Fake news: you ain’t seen nothing yet

EARLIER this year Françoise Hardy, a French musician, appeared in a YouTube video (see link). She is asked, by a presenter off-screen, why President …

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users… and responsibility

“We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch about the company’s new milestone. Thirteen years after …

Facebook

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report @Recode @kpcb #codecon

On <b>May 31 2017</b> <b>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers</b> partner <b>Mary Meeker</b> delivered her annual <b>internet trends report</b> at the <b>2017 Code Conference</b> in …

NYT standards chief on editorial streamlining: ‘I’m always worried’

The Erik Wemple Blog checked in with several sources at the New York Times for input on the newspaper’s storied and multilayered editing process. None of the feedback, however, could compete with this quote: “Every story feels like a fire hydrant — it gets passed from dog to dog, and no one can let …

Journalism

Google News lab

Google News

How a Berlin startup beat the online giants at image recognition

Can a machine learn aesthetics in a way a human would? Could it then look at a set of photos, and draw on those same aesthetics to reproduce a different set? It’s a big question because it has long-term implications for how AI is going to develop.<p>What are aesthetics anyway? Is it just what you …

Tips & Courses

How Journalists Can Best Utilize Facebook and Instagram<p>Connect With Your Audience Using Facebook Live<p>Immersive Storytelling With 360 Video and …

How KTSF Television is using mobile journalism to engage with an under-served community

The locally-owned television station seeks to provide news for the Chinese community in the San Francisco Bay Area, California

Journalism

Maggie Haberman: The New York Times reporter Trump can't quit

Several days before Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015, he invited New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman to lunch at Trump Grill.<p>Haberman was late. Trump waited, as did his soon-to-be campaign aides: Corey Lewandowski, Michael Cohen, Hope Hicks and Sam Nunberg, the …

Donald Trump

Confidence in Institutions

Now I am going to read you a list of institutions in American society. Please tell me how much confidence you, yourself, have in each one -- a great …

Employment picture darkens for journalists at digital outlets

Earlier this year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a chart showing the total number of employees working in the newspaper industry is now …

Columbia University

Lessons learned in 360 video from a New York Times contributor

Two days after a deadly tornado ripped through Hattiesburg, Mississippi, photojournalist William Widmer was on the ground shooting for The New York …

Journalism