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Dictamus I Must

April 25, 2010

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One of my favorite iPhone apps is now performing a starring role in producing the type of collaborative journalism I am now practicing. Called Dictamus, the app is a recorder which will email resulting sound files. Teamed with my virtual assistant in Manila, transcribers around the world, and my writers (in New Zealand, India and the Philippines), my content system produces well-written, accurate editorial content quickly and at low cost.

OSINT + HUMINT + COLLABORATION = Great News Story

April 25, 2010

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One of my favorite stories focuses on how we scooped the local newspaper in reporting the identity of our city’s new schools superintendent before his identity was officially announced, and how we landed great photographs for the story, too. It started with a mention in a Northern California newspaper that their schools superintendent had just […]