RebelMouse's new publishing platform, data journalism as art and science, a web service to help verify the authenticity of photos, and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
Here are IJNet's picks from this week's stories:
RebelMouse relaunches as a full-fledged publishing platform that’s tuned for viral content
RebelMouse, the social media aggregation platform founded by former Huffington Post chief technology officer Paul Berry, is relaunching as a full-fledged publishing system designed for media companies who want to control the social ecosystem around their content. (GigaOm, 6/5)
The art and science of data-driven journalism
Journalists have been using data in their stories for as long as the profession has existed. A revolution in computing in the 20th century created opportunities for data integration into investigations, as journalists began to bring technology into their work. (Tow Center, 5/30)
A Ukrainian fact-checking site is trying to spot fake photos in social media--and building audience
Barely 90 days after launch, StopFake is reaching 1.5 million unique visitors a month and bringing social media verification to a conflict being fought both on land and online. (Neiman Lab, 6/2)
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