There's just over a week to submit your Photo Contest entries 4/27/18

Win cash prizes and earn recognition for your photojournalism skills in SNPA's 2018 Photo/Video Contest.

The contest includes four categories: Spot news photos, Sports photos, Feature photos and Videos.

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AP expands, rebrands custom content and distribution service 8/2/16

The Associated Press has expanded its custom content and distribution service, re-branding it AP ContentWorks, to reflect its broader set of capabilities.

AP ContentWorks offers a full suite of customizable services, including strategy, distribution, project management and measurement, as well as the creation of text, video, photo and graphic content. The content is delivered to AP's member publishers and broadcasters through the Nativo platform.

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Photographer sees the city through the unique lens of its street signs 3/1/16

By Wade Spees, The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.

The Post and Courier gives a weekly assignment to its readers who want to submit photos on a given theme, themes that run from "Urban decay" to "Seeing red" to "Signs of spring."

Along the same lines, the paper gave its photography staff an assignment to come up with a gallery on any theme that could run any time.

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Verifying photos automatically and rethinking audio news on the Web 11/17/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we explore a tool that checks the authenticity of photos, and we see a new approach to audio news on the Web.

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Tools for making animated GIFs, and Viber chats for news 10/20/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we test several tools that turn video and photos into animated GIF files, and we see how The Huffington Post is using the messaging app Viber to connect with audiences in a new way.

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Collaborative photo apps and automated sports stories 9/8/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we explore apps for organizing photos from multiple smartphone users, and we see how The Associated Press is using automation to expand its college sports coverage.

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Spatial photography with Fyuse and live mobile video via Rhinobird 8/18/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we try out a photo app that captures three-dimensional space, and we show you another option for live-streaming mobile video.

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Gathering visual content via Stringr and YuVue 6/23/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we explore two tools that help newsrooms get photos and video from outside contributors.

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Can I just grab photos from Facebook? 6/4/13

By Jay Bender, attorney, South Carolina Press Association

With the spectacular growth of everything Facebook (except its stock price) it is becoming a "go-to" site for photos of people in the news. It is not my role in life to say "don't do that" when it comes to publication decisions, but I do see some risks.

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