Some examples of networked journalism

Networked journalism has gone from being a novelty to the normality of journalism online today. In fact, it’s difficult to find journalism that does not have an element of interactivity, connectivity, or public participation at some point in its creation or dissemination. Here are some examples that my students found to bring to their class discussions about what difference it makes to journalism when it gets networked. Here they are in no particular order. It’s a feast of editorial innovation, diversity and controversy.

What is networked journalism?

Here’s a Guardian article I wrote back in 2008 when it was still new

I wrote a book about networked journalism back in 2008 called SuperMedia.

We published a report on networked journalism back in 2010

Here are the networked journalism case studies suggested by the students who do my critical studies course at LSE. The students had to explain why these were particularly networked and what difference it made to the journalism and its impact. Feel free to add your own examples or comments:

Rob Ford

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/05/27/mayor_rob_ford_crack_video_scandal_gawkers_crackstarter_hits_200000_goal.html

This is an article by the New York Times, “The Media Doesn’t Care What Happens Here”.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/22/magazine/the-media-doesnt-care-what-happens-here.html?_r=0#

Sami national day http://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/sapmi/faddagilkor_samiavvu_cohkke_deike_sami_albmotbeaivvi_dovdduid_2016/8649840

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKnYu5es3lk

Olympics:

http://www.niemanlab.org/2016/08/these-are-some-of-the-coolest-experiments-in-digital-news-coverage-of-the-2016-rio-olympics/?relatedstory

Verification handbook:

http://verificationhandbook.com/book/chapter8.1.php

The greatest journalist in the world right now?:

https://twitter.com/rcallimachi/status/780427766315544576

Snapchat real time news:

http://fortune.com/2015/12/04/snapchat-news/

‘How Social Media Helped Defeat the Turkish Coup’ — Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-07-18/how-social-media-helped-defeat-the-turkish-coup

‘Pinjra Tod’. It was started by a group of girls of Delhi University aiming to eliminate gender biasses in college hostels.

Facebook link- https://www.facebook.com/pinjratod/about/

Latino coming out stories:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/sandramendez1/heartwarming-latino-coming-out-stories?utm_term=.px0Dj8lYw#.pq82LwP9n

Panama Papers:

https://panamapapers.icij.org/blog/20160616-data-journalism-award.html

Aljazeera:

ww.aljazeera.net/news/arabic/2016/10/12/نحو-ستين-قتيلا-بغارات-

UGC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUD3-voH1VQ

An IT consultant from Abbottabad, Sohaib Athar, live tweets Osama Bin Laden’s death.

http://mashable.com/2011/05/01/live-tweet-bin-laden-raid/#8YSAsUVYZkqA

Livestream police shooting

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3678293/Please-don-t-tell-s-gone-Horrifying-moment-woman-believes-black-boyfriend-died-Minneapolis-cop-shot-four-times-reached-license.html

Abandoned Chinese boy:

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/21/asia/china-orphan-jiajia-adopted/index.html?sr=fbCNN012216china-orphan-jiajia-adopted1033AMVODtop

Comments on livestock story:

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/aug/19/grazing-livestock-climate-change-george-monbiot-allan-savory

S Africa student protest

http://www.msnbc.com/slideshow/student-protests-erupt-south-africa-over-push-free-college#slide1

Guardian Chilcot

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jul/06/we-need-your-help-reporting-on-chilcot

Occupy Hong Kong

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/30/-sp-hong-kong-umbrella-revolution-pro-democracy-protests

Storyful

— — How social media sleuthing uncovered surface-to-air missile systems in Eastern Ukraine

Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently http://www.raqqa-sl.com/en/

NYT budget interactive:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/11/13/weekinreview/deficits-graphic.html

Crowdfunding:

http://www.beaconreader.com/projects/unholstered-when-police-pull-the-trigger

Hurricane Sandy pix

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/29/instacane-hurricane-sandy-instagram-photos_n_2039439.html

Trump

https://www.buzzfeed.com/franciswhittaker/donald-trump-has-urged-people-to-vote-on-november-28?utm_term=.ygrEzKvOd#.dk50XjB9n

This post by Charlie Beckett @CharlieBeckett

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