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Presentations: Long-form digital journalism session at #newsrw

Submitted by on December 10, 2012 – 4:48 pm | 2,276 views
One of the sessions at news:rewired – digital stories looked at the opportunities for long-form journalism, including investigative reports published to e-readers and video documentaries. Speakers discussed revenue models, allowing delegates to learn from their experiences of what does – and what doesn’t – make long-form journalism pay.

The speakers were: Bobbie Johnson, co-founder, Matter; Alex Miller, executive editor of VICE UK; Simon Frantz, deputy editor of BBC Future, a project from the commercial arm of the BBC; Patrick Hussey, digital lead, Aeon magazine. It was moderated by Kathryn Corrick, training business manager, Open Data Institute.

Here are slides from Bobbie Johnson, co-founder, Matter

Alex and Patrick did not use slides. We will update this post if we get permission to post Simon’s slides.

Links to coverage of the session:

As it happened: What are the opportunities for long-form journalism?, liveblog by Caroline Mortimer on news:rewired

Storify of the session, by Mariana Pereira on the Online Journalism Blog

Matter: Long-form digital journalism that breaks all the rules, by Martin Belam.

Matter: Long-form digital journalism can be different, by Natalie Clarkson on news:rewired

Vice: From ‘sex, drugs and rock and roll’ to long-form video, on Journalism.co.uk

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