Posts Tagged ‘Media Makeover’
Each week we will feature new tools and ideas to give the news a makeover, one click at a time. We will be featuring all of them on the My Media Dashboard page of this site. This week’s Cool New Tool: is called The Newspaper Map. It allows you to browse and read literally 10,000+ newspapers from all over the world. It is searchable by location, filter by language, through a map interface, click on newspapers by geography, and even translate papers from non-English to English!
The Tip of the Week: When there is a celebrity mania a la Representative Weiner to Charlie Sheen going on in the news, ever wonder what stories that are actually important, that you arent hearing about? One strategy — check out International sources for news to learn about US news! Some suggestions:BBC News, France 24, and The Guardian.
For more of these tips, check in to Media Makeover on Facebook to talk more and the My Media Dashboard section of the website, where we will collect all the most popular tips!