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5 tools for publishing interviews

The web portal Clases de Periodismo published yesterday 5 essential tools for digital journalists who want to make interviews

Because the post is in Spanish, we will give you a short translation of the key applications featured:

1. Highlight

Free app for iOS devices. You may:

    • start/stop for each bit of the interview
    • add notes to the interview
    • share to email, save to the cloud (google drive, Dropbox, Evernote, etc)
Hightlight app records interview audio

Hightlight app records interview audio

Download it for free in the App Store.


2. Media.io

Useful tool to translate sound filetypes.

Media.io converts audio files

Media.io converts audio files


3. Dictation

It is a voice recognition web application, good for dictating.

Dictation online with voice recognition in the browser

Dictation online with voice recognition in the browser

4. oTranscribe

It is another web application to make the transcription process easier. It works in the browser. Upload the audio and start transcribing with an easy interface. Allows MP3, OGG, WebM y WAV, and there is a format converter

Some features

      • Add cue points.
      • Reduce speed.
      • Accelerate the recording.

Give it a try here.


5. Dilmot

An easy platform that allows you to publish easily long distance conversations or initiate an interview where others can comment.

Questions can be moderated and the interview can be hooked up with Twitter. Just define a hashtag so the tweets are imported into the platform.

Dilmot is an easy way to publish an interview live in your web

Dilmot is an easy way to publish an interview live in your web

Customize it like you want: logo and colors. Use a subdomain or your own domain even! and best of all, the application has a free plan

Dilmot guest information section

Dilmot guest information section

With this tool it is very easy to manage the remote conversation with the person you invite to answer the questions, either of yourself as a journalist, or the readers, or both. Participation of everyone is very simple.

source: http://www.clasesdeperiodismo.com/2014/07/12/5-herramientas-ideales-para-tus-entrevistas/

A portal about journalism, by journalists

Today we came across this amazing publication about the tools and trends for digital journalists today. It is called journalism.co.uk http://www.journalism.co.uk/ and we have seen there are plenty of useful tutorials and how-to’s about the newest tools out there.

journalism.co.uk is a great news portal about the profession

journalism.co.uk is a great news portal about the profession

We hope that dilmot.com becomes soon a key tool for journalists that becomes part of the select list of 25 best journalists’s tools

Dilmot listed as a journalist tool in Poynter’s News University

What are the key tools for digital journalism? Poynter keeps an updated list on the web tools that can help you on your daily work as a journalist or editor. Dilmot has been listed here: https://www.newsu.org/node/437001

Poynter list of digital tools for journalists

Poynter list of digital tools for journalists

It is a fantastic repository of all types of tools:

– Location based social media
– Visual storytelling
– Document mining
– Managing newsroom data
– Content curation and creation
and a lot more.

They have published a practical guide on the essential tools for journalists here: http://www.poynter.org/how-tos/digital-strategies/147736/10-tools-for-the-data-journalists-tool-belt/

We hope you enjoy this link as much as we have. Thank you to the Poynter Institute and The Knight Foundation for making it possible!!