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Belinda Alzner

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Tech Alert: Google Fusion tables and maps

Data journalists have been using Google Fusion since its inception, and for good reason—it is a tool that makes it relatively straightforward to take a set of data and visualize it on a Google map. If you’re familiar with Google Spreadsheets or Excel, Fusion will be easy to pick up. Read more…

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Solutions for real-time content management: Custom event categories

Ah, the age-old existential content question: If your content exists without the ability to manage it, does it really exist at all? In all honesty, probably not. Or, at least not in any useful way. Event categories With our new custom event categories, you can organize your real-time events in any Read more…

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Best Practices

Tweet + Post: Once written, twice posted

Reporter, editor, copy writer, photographer, tweeter, blogger, copy editor. Chances are, if you’re creating content, you’re a person who wears many hats and juggles many tasks simultaneously. So why not add a tool to your tool belt to help you accomplish the plethora of jobs that require your attention? I’m talking Read more…

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iPhone app update: Comment and Discussion moderation; Enhanced in-app discussion functionality

We want you to be able to have your audience in the palm of your hand at all times. Literally. That’s why we have introduced two important updates to our mobile app offerings: The ability to moderate comments and discussions and the ability to view the full conversation on a Read more…

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Best Practices

Scribble Chat roundup: Building a real-time-savvy newsroom

How can a legacy news organization transition from the daily deadline of print reporting to the always-on deadline of real-time reporting that readers demand? This was the topic of our second instalment of Scribble Chats — our weekly Q&A series that focuses on real-time issues with experts and specialists.

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Interviews

Scribble Chat roundup: Real-time ethics

What unique ethical issues do journalists face when reporting in real time that they may have never faced in more traditional settings? That was the topic of our kickoff Scribble Chat—our new weekly Q&A series that focuses on real-time issues with experts and specialists.

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Announcements

New integration with Twitter: $cashtag support; display your content as a Card

Another week, another new feature (plus a handy how-to). Introducing $cashtag support You can now track all the social conversation on Twitter about the latest financial news with our new $cashtag support. Cashtags can be searched and pulled in to an event through the right-hand social sidebar or auto-posted using Read more…

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So, you covered an event in real time. Now what? Create an Article

First, ScribbleLive gave you the tools you needed to cover an event in real time. Then we gave you the ability to tell your readers exactly what they need to know at the top of your page with our LiveArticle technology. Now, the next iteration of real-time content: Standalone Articles. Read more…

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New features: Enhanced analytics, new event archive page, syndicated comments and more

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to a handful of new ScribbleLive features rolled out today, including enhanced event analytics, a beautifully redesigned event archive page that includes reporting statistics, searchable user filters and a new way of handling comments on syndicated events (that will make anyone who has ever run Read more…

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What’s up at ScribbleLive: 2013 in new features

Did you know you can create standalone Articles from your liveblog content? Or that your readers can get notified by email when your event starts? What about the hotkeys you can use to moderate your bustling comment queue? It’s been a fun ride at ScribbleLive over the last while. As Read more…

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Introducing ScribbleU Office Hours: A daily live chat with Scribble experts

Our training team here at ScribbleLive really likes to talk about real-time publishing, journalism, content, multimedia, marketing and all of the amazing ways these things intersect. So much so, in fact, that starting today, we’re launching ScribbleU Office Hours: An hour-long live chat every Monday through Thursday with a ScribbleLive Read more…

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Tech Alert: Wireless SD cards for real-time photography

Real-time photography doesn’t have to be synonymous with iPhoneography. Picture this: high-quality photos appearing on your website, in real time. Sound like a pipe dream? Think again. With a wireless SD card, photos can be instantly taken off your DSLR and transferred to a laptop or mobile phone. From there, Read more…

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