PhotoShift

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Stringr customers can see thumbnails of potential videos when searching for what they want. Screenshot courtesy of RJI.
Citizen Journalism
by Reuben Stern

This week we explore two tools that help newsrooms get photos and video from outside contributors. PART 1: Stringr Having a small staff often limits the amount of video a news operation can gather, but Stringr provides a digital marketplace where producers or editors can request and download specific footage from a network of contributors. […] more »

PhotoShift
by Susan Currie Sivek

Photographers who might have aspired to see their work published on the glossy pages of a magazine can now opt for the glossy screen of an iPad. Once Magazine, a “visual storytelling” app for the iPad, is a new showcase for photographers’ work and related multimedia. The app provides three cohesive photo essays, each with […] more »

PhotoShift
by Mark Glaser

“I’m going to meet Adrian Grenier from ‘Entourage’ and see his new documentary,” I told a friend recently. That friend is a female who’s married but also a fan of “Entourage.” “Can you tell him I think he’s cute?” she said. I think he gets the message. Grenier plays Vincent Chase, the good-looking idiot savant […] more »

PhotoShift
by Kris Krug

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PhotoShift
by Mark Glaser

Daylife photo gallery with Getty Images shot This is one in an occasional series on MediaShift where I discuss issues in-depth with thought leaders in online media. If you have suggestions for future Q&As or want to participate yourself, drop me a line via the Feedback Form. Profile Upendra Shardanand Age: 37 Hometown and Current […] more »

PhotoShift
by Megan Taylor

The MediaShift Innovation Spotlight looks in-depth at one great mash-up, database, mapping project or multimedia story that combines technology and journalism in useful ways. These projects can be at major newspaper or broadcast sites, or independent news sites or blogs. What It Is The Big Picture is a large-format photo-blog operated by the Boston Globe. […] more »

PhotoShift
by Mark Glaser

Most people trust that the photos they see of war in their daily newspaper shot by a professional photographer are accurate. The photographer risked his or her life to get the shot, snapped the picture, sent it to a photo editor, who then vetted it for publication. But photos tell us more than just what […] more »

PhotoShift
by Mark Glaser

Lately, there has been a lot of talk in the blogosphere about a Reuters photographer who used Photoshop to double the amount of smoke in a photo of Beirut. The photo was scrutinized by conservative bloggers, starting with Little Green Footballs, and eventually Reuters admitted to the fakery and fired the freelance photographer, Adnan Hajj. […] more »

PhotoShift
by Mark Glaser

With the rise of cameraphones and cheap digital cameras, we as a society are taking more photos than ever before. But what do we do with all these snapshots? There have been websites devoted to personal photo pages for years, but which ones make photo-sharing and organizing easy? Most of you voted for Flickr, the […] more »

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