journalism

Open source tools give journalism organizations and journalists on a limited budget the ability to get the information that they need.
3 comments Posted 29 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
One profession that's embraced open source is journalism. Especially the area of data journalism. In this interview, data journalist and co-founder of Journalism++ discusses the advantages to using open source software for data journalism and the potential pitfalls of open data.
0 comments Posted 2 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
open source tool for data extraction
In February of this year, I reported that the Raleigh Public Record—a local, online news publication in Raleigh, NC—was in the process of creating an open source solution to extract data from PDFs. The problem many news journalists have is easily and quickly (which is very important given the... Read more
1 comment Posted 5 Aug 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
text analysis technology
Churnalism US is a new web tool and browser extension that allows anyone to compare the news you read against existing content to uncover possible instances of plagiarism. It is a joint project with the Media Standards Trust.
0 comments Posted 30 Apr 2013 by Nicko Margolies Feed
open up book
A group of journalists are announcing the launch of their breakthrough open source solution for the problem many writers and journalists have of how to take data in PDFs or images and easily convert it to a spreadsheet or other usable format.
4 comments Posted 7 Feb 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Creative Commons BY
For people wanting to learn about Creative Commons and its application in different sectors, there is a sea of materials available online. In particular, Creative Commons international affiliates create a huge number of educational resources that cross language and cultural boundaries. A few weeks... Read more
3 comments Posted 13 Sep 2012 by Natalya Berenshteyn Feed
This month, stories about people doing business the open source way have popped up in some surprising places. From an Israeli food manufacturer to the Wall St. Journal, here are some interesting news articles and blog posts on sharing, collaboration, hacking, and transparency I've read this month.
0 comments Posted 17 Nov 2011 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
Build a community by throwing a big party. Straight-up advice from Ben Brown, cofounder of the product design firm, XOXCO, Inc. And that's just one little nugget of information about online community-building that Ben is sharing. He's got 15 years of experience doing this, so get ready to take... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Nov 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
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5 comments Posted 20 Sep 2010 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
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