Reporters around the world woke up to the news of Japan's 8.9 earthquake and tsunami. Almost as quickly as events unfolded, they started gathering information with social media and digital tools to give readers video, pictures, vox pops and more.
A resource on data-driven journalism has just been released by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). The report is a summary of the tools, articles and presentations used during the data journalism conference in Amsterdam, held in August.
YouTube recently announced a partnership with Arabic TV news network Al Arabiya, its first-ever partnership with an Arab TV network. Together they will launch "Iraq Looks Forward," a series of interviews on YouTube in which Iraqi leaders answer viewers' questions about the future of the country.
A free download is now available to help journalists organize information for stories. The software, "Journalist Information Management Tracking Software 3.0," provides a form of workflow lifecycle management for journalists to research and manage information.