"Aside from the must-have apps, these are some practical tips and tricks — the dirty, simple basics for day-to-day reporting — that can help you get the most out of your iPhone as a reporting tool."
"a thorough overview on how to protect your privacy on Facebook."
"In the following 13 steps, we'll walk you through how we identify top blogs on any topic, how we quickly figure out what their most popular recent posts have been about, how we incorporate their blog archives into our knowledge about the field and how we find where else they are participating in conversation around the web..."
"Now that newspapers have hired armies of developers to create mobile versions of their sites, old media is catching up to what most of the web has already known: the mobile web is where it's at. The good news is you don't need a team of developers to create a mobile-optimized version of your site or blog..."
"A short training film offering advice and guidance to students, trainees and journalists on shooting news videos for websites."
Good roundup of hardware and software solutions for geotagging photos on a Mac.
"After recording last week's interview, I was left with a 36-minute MP3 ... Bracing for a good four or five hours of rewinding and writing and rewinding, I remembered that this is The Future! So, instead, I tossed the job over to the global anonymous workforce at Amazon Mechanical Turk instead."
Rory Cellan-Jones shows how he used Twitter, Qik and Flip to cover an Apple event: "A mobile phone with an instant video application can get you out of a hole when there's no alternative. But I'd be reluctant to go anywhere without the services of a professional, wielding a decent video camera. As I think you'll agree if you look at my pictures."
Murray Dick: "As things stand, I haven’t yet found a way within Facebook to keyword search discussions. But try the following advanced search string for an insight into what people are saying about the BBC: site:facebook.com/topic bbc"
Flowing Data presents some alternatives to the hideous pie chart...
"Feed Maps is a new API from Map Channels that lets users create Google Maps mash-ups from a number of different data sources. The data sources that can be combined in one map are; KML files, GeoRSS, My Maps, Tab-delimited text and Google Spreadsheets."
"A number of search engines and web portals track world’s hottest trends and get updated on a regular basis ..."
Some good advice from Martin Belam on how to integrate your social bookmarking and your blogging.
Useful tools for journalists (and anyone else) looking to track down people online.