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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).

Amy Webb | July 09, 2010

Webb on the Web: 5 Alternative Search Engines

Sure, you can use Google or Yahoo or even Bing to search for content. But there are a new crop of alternative search engines that journalists should also consider when looking for information. Here are five for you to try.

Amy Webb | July 09, 2010

Webb on the web: project management tools for journalists

If you're a journalist working for a newsroom or media organization, you've likely discovered that project management can...

Amy Webb | July 09, 2010

Technology survival guide geared toward journalists

A list of technology concepts and explanations for journalists was recently launched by Poynter Online.

Poynter Online | July 01, 2010

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

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