Everyone is hopping onto the social networking train and social networks are fast becoming not only outlets for news but also sources of news. Making the most of social networks as a journalist is not as simple as creating an account and tweeting away. ItRead More
Data is cool. It can tell stories, unearth facts and provide conclusions. But while pages full of data tables may excite the academically inclined among your readers they don’t usually make it easier to digest the information. A picture, on the other hand, can doRead More
Where were you when you heard that Osama bin Laden had been killed? Like millions of others I was on Twitter when I first heard the news. But if it wasn’t there I would probably have heard via Facebook, or some other social network.
Here’s one for the web designers: a contrast checker for HTML colours.
Working on your big-screen, perfectly calibrated monitor you probably have no idea of how readers view your site. Or perhaps can’t view your site.
Not everyone has top of the range equipment and
This one’s for the online journalists out there. How often have you needed a quick screenshot to illustrate an article, or for your own records?
Usually this means taking a snapshot, saving it, then opening it in an illustration application, adding text and marks, cropping