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

Online publications go retro with print editions

Most ink-and-paper publications grapple with how to thrive online, but a few digital publications are heading to the printing presses to offer hard copy editions in reverse publishing projects.

Nicole Martinelli | September 19, 2011

Reuters columnist live blogs departure via Twitter

James Pethokoukis knows how to break news: he live blogged his departure from Reuters over Twitter.

Nicole Martinelli | September 19, 2011

Four data tools for journalists who prefer working with words

Tasneem Raja, digital interactive editor at Mother Jones, offered some great tips for managing data at a recent Hacks/Hackers meetup in San Francisco.

Nicole Martinelli | September 05, 2011

Reporting on Libya? Find local resources on LinkedIn

These tips are timely for anyone looking to localize reporting on the tumultuous events in Libya and good for covering international news wherever you are.

Nicole Martinelli | August 24, 2011

Battle for Tripoli: Social media offer a sneak peek at New York Times front page

The revolution may be televised, but news travels faster over social media.
Readers following developments in Libya could view the New York Times' historic front page hours before it hit newsstands, thanks to Twitter.

Nicole Martinelli | August 22, 2011

Photographer turns to Kickstarter to fund search for lost Leonardo Da Vinci fresco

Photographer Dave Yoder is on a mission to find a hidden fresco by Leonardo Da Vinci in Florence, Italy, using crowdsourced online service Kickstarter.

Nicole Martinelli | August 18, 2011

Is it time for a "slow news" movement?

With the 24/7 news cycle becoming a reality, some wonder whether it's time to slow down and get back to quality journalism.

Nicole Martinelli | August 18, 2011

Want an inside look at CNN? Check out the boot camp project

CNN is offering an inside look at what producers want with the second edition of its iReport Boot Camp. The seven-week contest features a weekly review with CNN experts on journalism basics and feedback from experts.

Nicole Martinelli | August 14, 2011