How to use a drone: Sad footage from Chernobyl by Danny Cooke

Drones are used not only to kill, but also to capture – news footage and other creative stuff. Quite a few European News Agencies now own or use a drone for photography and video. This example is worth seing. Almost 30 years after one of the biggest industrial catastrophies of all time: A Drone Over Chernobyl – 3 minutes.

On How to Respond to Negative Reviews Online

Jeff Tomin gave his five tips on how to respond to negative reviews online in an article on Shelly Palmer’s blog: 5 Quick Tips on How to Respond to Negative Reviews Online — Shelly Palmer. While one can devise any number of quick tips, the most important is – as Jeff Tomin writes – to understand that while responding we speak not only to the one unhappy customer but to all […]

Czech Study: Social Media as a News Source? (via EJO)

Journalists often claim that social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, have become important news sources, but have they? Researchers from Charles University in Prague studied Czech media to establish to what extent traditional journalistic methods are being replaced by social media platforms. More on the study here

Reuters on CTK on November 20th, 1989

PRAGUE, Nov 20, Reuter – The official Czechoslovak news agency showed an unprecedented openness in reporting on Monday’s demonstration by more than 100,000 people calling for the ousting of hardline Communist leader Milos Jakes. The CTK agency had previously described participants at smaller protests as anti-socialist forces, often adding that criminal elements were involved. But it said Monday’s protest was carried out by “non-aggressive” students.