When the Umbrella Revolution began in Hong Kong, half a million people downloaded FireChat, which allows people to chat without an Internet connection. Laure Nouraout of the Global Editors' Network talks to the OpenGarden CEO about how the app's been used during Occupy Hong Kong.
A new hashtag for reporting the crisis in Ukraine, the ethics of curating citizen video, Glenn Greenwald's initial contact with Edward Snowden and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
The Online News Association launches its “do-it-yourself” ethics code project, a mechanism to help news organizations, small startups and individual journalists and bloggers create their own codes of ethics.
Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. Each is open to journalists worldwide.