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

How to use the new Hipstamatic app for protest photos

Hipstamatic, a photography app designed to provide a series of custom "lenses" for the iPhone, has a new group feature that could come in handy for citizen journalists and protesters.

Nicole Martinelli | December 14, 2011

Startup Newsmotion gains traction with Kickstarter

IJNet talks to Newsmotion founder Julian Rubinstein about what's next for this ambitious startup.

Nicole Martinelli | December 09, 2011

Five things journalists and photographers need to know about tablet computers

Journalists and photographers need to rethink how they package - and how they get paid for - their work when it comes to tablet computers, said experts at a recent Hacks and Hackers meetup in San Francisco.

Nicole Martinelli | November 28, 2011

Lessons for journalists from Pop-Up Magazine

The good news: people still want to hear stories and are willing to spend money to do it. The bad news? They're more likely to be interested if there is music, video and drinks involved.

Nicole Martinelli | November 23, 2011

New York Times Twitter followers now more than double the number of print readers

The New York Times has reached four million followers on Twitter, more than double the circulation of its most popular print edition, the Sunday paper.

Nicole Martinelli | November 17, 2011

Four social media rules journalists should break

If you're a journalist who wants to be active on social media and still have time for other reporting, try breaking these rules.

Nicole Martinelli | November 15, 2011

How news organizations are using iPhone app Tackable to cover Occupy protests

An iPhone app that gathers live photos and media is earning some attention from news organizations covering the Occupy protest movement.

Nicole Martinelli | November 07, 2011

How a "Facebook nation" might change reporting on government

In his first public appearance since his appointment in August, Steven VanRoekel, the new Chief Information Technology Officer for the United States, outlined plans to help the government switch to "lean startup mode" that, if successful, could change how journalists access government information.

Nicole Martinelli | October 27, 2011