Em 4 de dezembro de 2014, na Universidade do Porto (Portugal), apresentei a minha pesquisa "The Data, APIs and, toolkit in the Production of information of social relevance (News)", no IV Congresso Internacional de Ciberjornalismo.
The data, APIs and, toolkit in the Production of information of social relevance (News)
The paper aims to analyze current context after past few years of the availability of Application Programming Interface (API) with focus in External API (Public API or Open API) by news organizations. In the last years, the API is been considered a technological strategy that introduces innovation processes in the media groups, improving the journalism quality and by providing more technological possibilities of sharing information with developer communities. This technological approach allows the public access to data, increase the distribution of journalistic information and transparency which improves the credibility of organizations. However, there is not a pattern strategic in use of API adopted by news organizations and the external developers have used various technologies, named toolkit, to storage, process, analyze and, visualization data. The cases studied were The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR and, ESPN. These media groups have utilized a strategies variety in order to share their journalistic content.