Yearly Archives:&npsp; 2012

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Home buyers share stories on Globe and Mail liveblogs

Money and mortgages are a somewhat taboo topic: everyone’s a voyeur but no one wants to share their balance sheets. That’s why, over the past two weeks, The Globe and Mail has been using ScribbleLive to facilitate conversations about buying homes in Canadian cities. In Canada’s red-hot housing market, talking to real home buyers Read more…

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Using liveblogs to connect a conference to the world

Here in Buenos Aires, I often feel a little disconnected from the Canadian journalism scene. Outside of Tweets and occasional conversations with journalist friends, I have no idea what’s going on behind the stories. Enter the Canadian Association of Journalism’s conference – and their liveblogs covering it. The organization was on fire April 27-29, pushing Read more…

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New ScribbleLive hire: Italian journalist Lillo Montalto Monella

As Scribble expands into international markets, we have also been expanding our staff to include those whose thirst for knowledge have taken them around the world. Enter Lillo Montalto Monella, a globetrotting reporter joining our digital journalism team who speaks Italian, English and Spanish. A freelance writer and photographer, Lillo (prounced “Lee-lo,” Read more…

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Best Practices

How to liveblog two days of Senate debate (and keep your sanity)

What does it take to liveblog two solid days of a lively senate debate? Ask Bob Collins, a politics reporter for Minnesota Public Radio. He live-reported his way through nearly 24 hours of a Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate debate of a bill to provide a large public subsidy Read more…

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Tips from the trenches: making an effective liveblog

A great movie once said “if you build it, they will come”; while we’d like to say the same thing applies to reporting and liveblogs, the truth is that one had to be build well in order to be successful. New York Daily News intern Erik Zerkel has compiled a Read more…

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Follow the UK elections in real time through liveblogs

People across the UK are heading to voting booths today to elect councils across England, Scotland, and Wales. You can follow election results from the various levels of government at any of the liveblogs found below: The Evening Standard – London Mayor, Assembly, and local election results live Yahoo! News UK Read more…

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