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News organisations of all sizes are shelving proprietary tools in favour of open-source options for publishing, reporting, and content-creation needs. Here are five reasons why your newsroom should be next.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University has published its Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020. Given our focus on open-source tools for journalism, here are our top takeaways.
Unlike many CMSs, which jettison production data at the end of publishing, in Superdesk, those bytes are saved and reused by the Analytics Module, helping newsroom managers answer key questions about their internal operations.
Developed in partnership with the Australian Associated Press, the Analytics Module is designed to help newsrooms powered by Superdesk, our open-source newsroom management software, answer key questions about their production processes.
It used to be that when a publisher wanted to replace their news outlet’s content-management system, they faced some version of this question: to buy or build? But thanks to open-source software, that question has now become obsolete.
Consolidations and budget cuts have damaged the quality and quantity of news around the world. In Brazil, a group of journalists is working to solve this universal problem and is using Sourcefabric’s technology to do it.
News agencies rely on a variety of tools to keep wire-service subscribers abreast of coverage plans, but many solutions are not user friendly. In response, Sourcefabric and the Australian Associated Press teamed up to build Agenda; we spoke with AAP Technical Analyst Michael Gourlay to learn how Agenda works.
Insajder, an investigative news outlet based in Serbia, has launched a microsite called "Big small stories" to highlight the experiences of individuals who are impacted by corruption, graft and malfeasance on a societal scale and involve readers in its reporting.