Newsgathering Tools List

News gathering in the digital age faces both opportunities and challenges. The platforms and tools in this list facilitate an easy search of the (journalistic) online content. The sources varies from curated news to raw crowdsourced text/audio-visual contents.

Source: Emergency Journalism

Posted on: April 24, 2013

Boston Bomber Case: A “Fail” on Internet Sleuthing

To the Web’s volunteer detectives, they were the “Backpack Brothers”: two slender men in track suits spotted in photos of the Boston Marathon crowd. But the Internet had the wrong guys. The Backpack Brothers turned out to be a pair of friends from the Boston suburbs.

Source: The Washington Post

Posted on: April 19, 2013