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Derek’s Handout

Here’s the link to the brief handout from my session today that mentions some of the open source tools of the trade that I use. Thanks to everyone who came and asked great questions!

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Newsroom Wiki Session

This morning’s session on newsroom wikis featured demonstrations of several research wikis in use at papers from St. Louis, Columbus and Raleigh. MediaWiki seems to be a popular choice for newsroom wikis, in part because it’s very customizable and visually … Continue reading

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An Intro to My Session

Newslibbers, please forgive the shameless plug, but I wanted to give an introduction to my session next week at SLA. Somehow, the title got a little muddled, so it reads as “News Researchers: News Research in the Newsroom,” which could … Continue reading

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