Reuters photographer Jim Young took the picture used to create Shepard Fairey's iconic Obama "Hope" posters.
"Mashery, a two-year-old San Francisco start-up, is working with old-line firms like Hoover’s, Reuters, and even the New York Times, to develop A.P.I.’s. It is essentially in the business of turning internal streams of once-proprietary corporate data into outbound rivers of information that other Web sites can drink from freely."
"Just as news publishers come to terms with Web 2.0, along comes Web 3.0 to shake things up. ... Web 3.0, also known as the Semantic Web, uses smart programs to tag and link to information across mediums, providing context and depth to stories without much human intervention."
"Reuters wants all the materials to be able to study what happened. Access to the video, taken from helicopters involved in the attack, could also help improve Reuters' safety policies in Iraq, the world's most dangerous country for journalists."
"Developers at the BBC and Reuters have picked up on the potential for this. They are working on applications to monitor Twitter ... and other social-media services - Flickr, YouTube, Facebook - for news catchwords such as 'earthquake' and 'evacuation'."
"Reuters is making its news content available to the developer community through the use of a non-commercial API offering, through Reuters Labs."
Paul Conley has some tough words: "As fast as the world of Web journalism is growing, no 'print' journalist should assume that there's a place for him in the new world. ... "
At the Digital News Affairs Conference in Brussels, Richard Gizbert of Al-Jazeera’s media programme The Listening Post asks a “on surviving the digital news age” to name some organisations that are “getting it right” in the digital age. Here are the suggestions they came up with: Drudge Report A tiny three-man operation that aggregates news now [...]
"[Reuters' Open Calais API] does a semantic markup on unstructured HTML documents - recognizing people, places, companies, and events."
The orginal Brighton Argus story on former BBC, Reuters, ITN, Sky, and CNBC newsreader Ed Mitchell: "The smartly dressed and clean-shaven former journalist now sleeps on benches behind the Babylon Lounge which he jokingly calls the Hotel Babylon."
Reuters.com's new geotagged NewsMap.
"Reuters is in discussion with The New York Times about supplying business news to the American newspaper, after reaching a similar agreement with its sister title the International Herald Tribune."
The video from Monday's night's presentation on Reuters' "Mobile Journalism Toolkit" based areound the Nokia N95 phone