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Monday, May 26, 2008

Day Two : The 2008 Africa Media Leadership Conference: “Doing Digital Media in Africa: Prospects, Promise, Uganda 2008

Prof Guy Berger on DIGITAL LITERACY FOR AFRICAN NEWSROOM

How do you find information which is useful for your newsroom ?
the presentation addressed this question by looking at
* Monitor hot topics

1 Do the web
a. Google alerts
b. Web TAB
c. RSS
- via your browser
- via email
RSS FWD www.rssfwd.com/
- via dedicated RSS reader
www.newsgator.com
www.netvibes.com
Google Reader
when an old site does not have RSS, then you can make use of a convertor for example,
www.feedlity.com
2. Yahoo pipes
filter, aggregate content and mash up as well
http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/
www.feedity.com/
use of online translation to manage the feed as well for other languages
3.online communities :communities of interest
joining a communities of interest, with like minded and provides information important for you
technorati www.technorati.com/
face book community of interest
social booking www.del.icio.us.com

find useful info from the rubbish on the web
so go out and multiple

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