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A New Book about Mobile Media

Rowan Wilken and Gerard Goggin just published “Mobile Technology and Place”, a book about the interactions between mobile media technologies and issues of place. This book will be crucial to my research project (about how location-based services may affect our way of receiving and exchanging information in public/urban places and how it can enhance the spread of news) and … Continue reading

Acompanhe a cobertura do ISOJ 2012 neste blog

Este blogue irá cobrir a 13ª edição do Simpósio Internacional de Jornalismo Online, que irá acontecer nesta sexta e sábado, 20 e 21 de Abril, na Universidade do Texas em Austin, nos Estados Unidos. A autora deste blogue também publicará informações no seu Twitter (@silvaclaudia01). Uma vez que o simpósio é mais conhecido por ISOJ, … Continue reading

Content-curation trend and Arab Spring fuel launch of Snip.it

In the past, when a reader wanted to save some piece of news from their favourite magazine the first move used to be taking the scissors and cutting off the page and keeping it in a file. This metaphor illustrates the reasoning that Ramy Adeeb had in mind when he launched Snip in the Spring … Continue reading

Why should news organizations care about location-based services?

Reference of this essay: Silva, Cláudia. “Why Should News Organizations Care about Location-Based Services?” Mapping Locative Media. April 16, 2012. Web. Date of Access.   Nowadays, innovation may be a product, which companies must be aware of and produce as any core product that the company offers (Briggs, 2012: p.126). As Mark Briggs states in … Continue reading