Drone captures raging fires in Australia

Drone captures raging fires in Australia

Bushfires are a constant threat to communities across Australia each summer. The Black Saturday Fires of 2009, the worst in recent history, claimed the lives of 173 people. That year, Australia saw social media come of age with emergency services and the media using it as much as concerned citizens to spread important information aboutContinue Reading

The fountain of youth: BuzzFeed is seriously winning the race for young readers

The fountain of youth: BuzzFeed is seriously winning the race for young readers

Less than a decade ago there was an undeniable drive for traditional news organisations to attract younger readers. It was a strategic push that saw the launch of youth-driven sections, even standalone papers, as well as circulation moves to ensure there was no shortage of newspapers available for eager young eyes to glance over inContinue Reading

Data app of the day: Raw – Turn spreadsheets into vector graphics

Data app of the day: Raw – Turn spreadsheets into vector graphics

Raw is a data graphics tool that enables you to create vector-ready displays from data sets in a quick and easy process. via Raw, a tool to turn spreadsheets to vector graphics.

Send in the drones: Journalism takes to the sky

Send in the drones: Journalism takes to the sky

It seems like it’s only a matter of time before drone journalism becomes the norm in many newsrooms, as the legality of drone footage is debated in many countries. The ability to cover news events from the sky gives a different angle for news video coverage. Combine that with the increasing affordability of air-drones andContinue Reading

Twitter seeks to explain itself with new homepage

Twitter seeks to explain itself with new homepage

Much has been said about Twitter’s comparatively small audience compared to Facebook since its $1 billion filing for IPO revealed information about its user-base. The comparison between the two social media giants has come thick and fast. Twitter has 215 million monthly active users compared to¬†Facebook, at the same time,¬†had over 600 million active users.Continue Reading

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