Top 5 tools journalists should experiment with

There are many tools available to journalists for sourcing, reporting, producing and publishing stories. These tools can be used to uncover insightful information and stories about society. Following are the best tools for journalism today.

Advanced Google Search

Google offers many tricks that a journalist can take advantage of. They can use the search operators lie web search, image search, groups, news, etc. to find the exact information they are looking for. You can find information that is in hidden deep inside websites using these search tools.

Advanced Twitter Search

Journalists should use Twitter to find stories, tips, etc. Different tools are available to make your task easy, like Tweetdeck. It watches various customised Twitter feeds based on the searches. You can form your list of Twitter accounts and follow those.

Echosec

It helps people search for geolocated posts on social media. It is a free service that can return tweets posted from a specific location within a specified period. With the premium service of Echosec, you can open up other networks like Sina Weibo, YouTube, and more.

DataPortals.org

It contains a huge amount of public and private data present in the 21st century. It holds various sources and news stories. It contains more than 400 sources of data from every part of the world.

Periscope

It is a mobile app that can live stream from a smartphone device. It has transformed the world of broadcasting. It has a smooth interface and good social media integration.

Developers are coming up with latest tools to help in the work of journalism. These tools are very sophisticated and produced great results. These tools will help to carry out journalism more effectively.