Telling stories with maps.
From the site: “StoryMapJS is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. StoryMapJS is currently in an alpha release, which means that we’re looking for early adopters to try it out and give us some feedback. We’re working on a user-friendly authoring tool, but for now, you will have to be comfortable looking up the geocodes for your locations yourself and creating a JSON data file. If you’re ready to get started, read our advanced documentation and give it a try. You can use our support forumto post questions, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Mix your videos and photos with others around you to automatically create a new kind of movie.
Real time video and stills news collaboration tool for finding the best live coverage of a breaking/developing news story, mashing it together and producing a broadcast item to publish and share…
A brilliant way to quote
Kwout enables you to grab part of a web page and embed the element in a blog or website or share via social media with links back to the original. Could be useful for writing articles where you need to source other sites.
Use Videolicious to make and edit professional-quality video, automatically. Just choose your shots and Videolicious does the rest.
Videolicious added to The Social Media Kitbag for Journailsts. Last week I added the Android app for making news videos - StoryMaker - this one is for IOS and claim to be planning to roll out an Android version.
From the site: “Traveling for a story? Find a journalist to stay with!
Getting the facts? Find local journalist specialized in your subject!
Networking with colleagues? Offer your couch, your guidance – or both!” Hostwriter - a non-profit for journalists - says its beta version is planned for spring 2014. For project email to: email@example.com
(PLEASE NOTE: While the Guardian Project is hosting this BETA release, this app and service was developed and supported by a number of organizations. You can learn mo…
Yet to experiment with this but the video looks great.
Present.me - the video presentation platform. Share all your presentation content in one place. Slides, slides and audio, slides and video or just video. No software to install, all you need is your slides, a webcam and YOU!
Could this be used by journalists to create short news bulletins? Has anyone any experience of doing so? Please share.
Video beyond the box. Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video.
From the site: “Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video. Use your web browser to combine video and audio with content from the rest of the web — from text, links and maps to pictures and live feeds.”
Scoopshot gives you authentic and unique photos and video directly from your audience. Engage your audience directly on their mobile phones!
From the site: “Scoopshot is a crowdsourcing service for news photos and videos. We give you unique content and direct access to mobile photographers around the world.”
Your Social Magazine. Available for iPad, iPhone & Android.
I’ve been playing with the new Flipboard Magazine tool and started building a personalised magazine about the Media’s Future, dragging in random articles that catch my eye and which I want to store and share. Now I am trying to figure out how useful and disruptive this new version of Flipboard (2.0) could be. Please share any experiences/comments/ideas below.