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QUIZ: Are You a Journalist-Entrepreneur?

It seems like everyone around you is starting her own business, while universities all over the world are now offering entrepreneurship bootcamps. Sure, you may have a good idea, but do you have the right temperament, drive and social skills to succeed?

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | May 07, 2010

Delhi media institute aims to train a new generation of journalists

The International Media Institute of India (IMII) will open July 5 in New Delhi, offering cutting-edge training in print, audio, video, Web and mobile news production. At the end of the program, students will receive a Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and will be fully qualified to work as reporters or copy editors in traditional or new media platforms.

Julie Bailey, IJNet Writer | April 29, 2010

Webb on the Web: Tag Your Friends Anywhere on the Web

A few days ago, I happened upon Taggable, which is a new service that lets you "tag" the people you know on the websites they visit.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | April 23, 2010

Webb on the Web: Google Now Translates in Real Time...and Does Much, Much More

Google has recently upgraded its translation engine to include real-time information as well as lots of options for romanization (for Asian languages). What impresses me most is that of the free translation engines I've seen, this one seems to be the most accurate. For example, I used the English slang "cool" in the example below.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | April 05, 2010

Learn to create an independent news site from scratch

Journalists seeking to create an independent news site can access “Newspaper in a Box,” a guide to building a site from scratch using free online services. Creator Mark Briggs, author of Journalism 2.0, a book on journalism tools in the digital world, teamed up with sponsor J-Learning for the release.

Jessica Weiss | October 28, 2009

Webb on the Web: Tipsheets For Multimedia Journalists

Sometimes that keyboard shortcut is on the tip of your tongue...but you just can't remember what it is. With all of the newly available multimedia tools out there, it can be harder and harder to keep track of which little buttons mean what and how to bypass lots of menu screens.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | October 18, 2009

Al Jazeera English launches blogging platform

Al Jazeera English (AJE) recently launched Al Jazeera Blogs, which it says will provide readers with "depth and insight” into the world from its network of correspondents around the world.

Jessica Weiss | October 14, 2009

Planning a multimedia report, Part 1

**This is the third in a series of articles on multimedia reporting by Iranian journalist and blogger Omid Memarian. To read last week's piece, click here.**

Omid Memarian | October 10, 2009

Webb on the Web: The InfoCouple 2025

The future looks bright: augmented reality glasses, clothing that collects health data, a single encrypted device that controls all of your information. Here is Webbmedia Group's take on what devices we might be using in 15 years (click the document to zoom in).

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | October 02, 2009

An introduction to multimedia reporting and the future of journalism

**This is the first in a series of articles on multimedia reporting by Iranian journalist and blogger Omid Memarian.**

Until a few years ago, journalists reported mainly through a single platform, and thus required skills in only one medium -- for instance, audio, video, photography or print.

omemarian | September 16, 2009

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