Digital Media Mashup

by Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)
May 25, 2012 in Miscellaneous

An open journalism toolkit, infographics made easy, a media jargon buster and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mashup, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).

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Here are IJNet's picks from this week's stories:

Infogr.am Helps You Create Beautiful and Interactive Infographics

If you read things on the Internet, like The Next Web, you’ve probably seen an infographic. The art of the infographic depends on how what data is being presented, how cleanly, and how attractively. A well-done infographic is more interesting than a text-only post of data. TheNextWeb

Guardian's N0tice Launches Open Journalism Toolkit

The Guardian's n0tice platform opens API and allows all publishers to pull in content posted on the online noticeboard Journalism.co.uk

The Netherlands Passes Net Neutrality Legislation

New legislation in the Netherlands makes it the first country in Europe to establish a legal framework supporting net neutrality. In addition to the net neutrality provisions, the law contains language that restricts when ISPs can wiretap their users, and limits the circumstances under which ISPs can cut off a subscriber's Internet access altogether. Electronic Frontier Foundation

With IPO Behind It, Facebook Looks to Grow Mideast Presence by Opening Office in Dubai

Facebook is not letting a slumping stock get in the way of its global growth ambitions. The social networking company on Wednesday invited journalists to an event next week to launch its first office in the Middle East business hub of Dubai. Washington Post

Journalism and Publishing Terms - Jargon Buster

This page is intended to be a glossary of old and new media terms of relevance to the practice of journalism. To edit or add glossary entries on this page, please click here or email your suggestions or questions to john at journalism.co.uk. Wherever possible when adding or editing items please include links to relevant sites. Your edits may take up to two hours before they appear live on this page. Journalism.co.uk

Mobile Africa Report 2012: Sustainable Innovation Ecosystems

This report, the fourth annual Mobile Africa report produced by MobileMonday and released at the annual Innovation Africa Digital Summit, addresses the growing strength of mobile innovation practices in Africa. The material is drawn from interviews with over two dozen digital media experts as well as extensive research from news and market reports. Madanmohan Rao, MobileMonday