Useful links: Media releases

Useful links: Media Project tools

Game of Thrones character Arya Stark’s journey mapped by StoryMapJS

Blogging:

Medium

WordPress

Simple website builders:

Strikingly

Squarespace

Wix

Weebly

Amazingly simple design:

Canva

Piktochart

Interactive images, maps and graphics:

Timeline JS

Storymap JS

Maya

Thinglink

Google charts

Tableau Public

Getting organised:

DropBox

GoogleDrive

Evernote

Delicious

Pinboard

Tutorials and How-Tos:

Skillshare

ABC Open Tips & Tutorials

Excel tutorials

 

 

 

Useful links: CC-licensed music and sound

Most music is protected by copyright law, with serious penalties for use without permission. Photo: Ferrari + caballos + fuerza = cerebro Humano/flickr.

Most music is protected under international copyright law in the same way photography and illustrations are protected. It is illegal to sample bits and pieces of songs you love to use in your own audio or video works. In the same way as you must not simply grab whatever you want from the results of a Google Image search, you should never use any music you please without first establishing that you have permission to use it.

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The people formerly known as the audience

Who’s your audience? Photo: davidrbanta/deviantart

The audience is an important determinant of news – it’s logical that news of interest to some people isn’t to others. Journalists need to know what their audiences want and need to know.

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