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Photo collaboration apps are particularly useful for teams of reporters working together. Screenshot courtesy of RJI.
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by Dillon Baker

This past December, Instagram announced that it had eclipsed 300 million active users, which means that if it were a nation, it would be the fourth most populous in the world. Yet for many, Instagram still has a reputation for triviality—the superficial land of selfies, hot dog legs and pictures of uneaten food. And there’s nothing wrong […] more »

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by Susan Currie Sivek

Sometimes, it takes more than one storyteller to get a story right — especially when the subjects of the story are members of a community that often feels misrepresented by media. Thanks to multimedia storytelling tool Cowbird, photographer Aaron Huey and National Geographic were able to collaborate with the people of the Pine Ridge Reservation […] more »

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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 »

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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 »

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by Kris Krug

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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