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Nicole Martinelli

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A San Francisco native, she has lived and worked in Italy, writing about science and tech as well as design and art for publications including Wired, Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal Europe. She has a master’s degree in communications from L'Universita' degli Studi di Firenze in Florence, Italy and a bachelor's degree in journalism from San Francisco State University.

Latest Stories

Anonymous blog gathers the gripes of journalists

Journalists who need to let off steam about the good, the bad and the ugly of the profession can sound off anonymously at a website called -30-. IJNet talked to the former newsman behind it.

Nicole Martinelli | February 09, 2012

Q&A with Big World Magazine founder and journalism professor Mary D'Ambrosio

Journalist, instructor and founder of Big World Magazine Mary D'Ambrosio shares her thoughts on citizen journalism, international reporting and opportunities for freelancers.

Nicole Martinelli | January 31, 2012

Four alternatives to online photo editor Picnik

Journalists and bloggers who used online photo editor Picnik are seeking alternatives after Google announced it would shutter the site. Here are IJNet's picks.

Nicole Martinelli | January 24, 2012

What the controversial US copyright bills might mean for bloggers

With Wikipedia gone dark and a black band around Google, organizations are protesting US legislation designed to protect copyright and trademark holders.

Nicole Martinelli | January 18, 2012

Five gadgets from CES that are ideal for journalists

With 2,700 companies pitching products to 5,000 members of the press in Las Vegas at the 2012 International CES, it's easy to get dazed and confused by the avalanche of over-hyped gadgets.

Here are five IJNet thinks journalists should keep an eye on for their reporting toolkits.

Nicole Martinelli | January 13, 2012

Five augmented reality apps for reporters abroad

The latest generation of augmented-reality apps turn your smartphone camera into an instant translator.

Nicole Martinelli | January 06, 2012

Need an online freelance portfolio fast? Try free website Cuttings.me

This free online portfolio site, launched by journalist Nicholas Holmes, promises to get your clips live on a personalized page in minutes so editors can see your work.

Nicole Martinelli | December 27, 2011

Five things you need to know about drone journalism

The term "drone journalism" has been gathering steady buzz in the media. Here's what journalists need to know to get up to speed.

Nicole Martinelli | December 19, 2011

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