Browsing All posts tagged under »Modern Journalists«

Blog the new fanzine

julho 18, 2010

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by Marcelo Costa* The fanzines, magazines made by fans, appeared in the 20th century, treating first about comics and sci-fi, but its popularization occurred at the top of the punk wave, when some kids discovered that the blank sheet of paper could be an important opportunity to talk with the world. And thus began: mimeographed […]

Data Visualization and Journalism

julho 11, 2010

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by Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg* A hallmark of good journalism is the ability to take a large amount of information and pick out only the pieces that truly matter. Sometimes this means finding one valuable nugget–for instance, choosing a single indicator that sums up the agony of an economic crisis. However, there are themes […]

NewsGames: you will play or read the newspaper?

julho 5, 2010

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  by Tiago Doria * A key feature of internet is low cost, which not only makes room for new publications from entering the market, but also enhances trials. One that comes calling more attention is the mix of games and journalism, so-called NewsGames. The concept of NewsGames appeared around the year 2003, and refers […]

Posting Chaff

julho 5, 2010

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  por Rodolfo Araújo* I recently wrote about the phenomenon of Violence daily common, highlighting how the media makes real atrocities in banal events , daily absolutely. Traditional vehicles and premium programs exploit personal tragedies and collective pain, packing them into this with no shame nor embarrassment. At the same time, the proliferation of attractions […]

Some Jesus in 10 years

julho 4, 2010

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by Alexandre Petillo* I’m an old-fashioned guy. I open the screen in Word and choose the font “Verdana” to write. It’s an old habit, I think I carry a few years ago. I remember that early in his career, had a meeting with a wise friend and he told me it was fad to write in […]

Personal brand in journalism

julho 4, 2010

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by Tiago Dória* It’s almost a dead end the growth of personal brands in journalism. With the growth of blogs, social networks and microblogging platforms, has been way more appealing and easier for journalists to develop their own personal brand and audience. The idea is that journalists Look upon blogs, social networks and microblogging not […]

Far beyond the paper and ink

julho 4, 2010

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by André Deak* Rodolfo Walsh, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Joel Silveira, Gay Talese, Truman Capote excuse me, but even new journalism is something else. Using the tools of literature was a great thing – in the 60s. Today, almost 50 years after the first literary stories, the new journalism is still causing fetish universities. But there is […]