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How the latest open source hardware and software could change journalism

Here's a look at some of the hardware and software featured at the recent Open Source Convention, with thoughts on how we can bring them to journalism.

Ben Colmery | August 08, 2013

Five tools from SXSW that could change how we gather and share the news

These apps and platforms make it easier for people to access quality information and participate in the news ecosystem.

Ben Colmery | March 27, 2013

How can we measure the impact of journalism?

Media have only scratched the surface in assessing their value to the world.

Ben Colmery | March 15, 2013

Let’s rethink citizen journalism

It's time to start thinking of citizen contributions as a core part of the news ecosystem.

Ben Colmery | December 14, 2012

How to harness the power of mobile voice for news

A diverse group of journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from around the world looked at how to tap the full potential of mobile voice for citizen engagement.

Ben Colmery | October 30, 2012