Matt Cooke, head of the International Google News Lab and a former BBC journalist, used his session at the newsrewired conference, in London today, to introduce a series of newsgathering and storytelling tools and suggest a number of tips to help journalists with their research and verification online.
Is there a need for a new approach to political journalism and the we cover elections? After a year of election surprises, a panel at the newsrewired conference, in London today, asked: How should a journalist face elections now?
On Our Radar trains and supports citizen journalists from marginalised and remote communities. The organisation released an interactive documentary telling the stories of life after Ebola in communities in Sierra Leone. Paul Myles, editorial manager, will give insights into the production of the documentary, created in collaboration with a group of citizen reporters from Sierra Leone.
Starting up a new project can be tricky – from funding it to implementing new workflows in the organisation, there are many factors to consider along the way. This session brings together three funding recipients of Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) to discuss the projects they are currently working on. Session sponsored by Google, with: Sarah […]
Learn from data teams in newsrooms about the practical ups and downs of making their work more mobile-friendly. • Colleen McEnaney, graphics editor, The Wall Street Journal • Martin Stabe, head of interactive news, The Financial Times Moderated by: John Crowley, editor-in-chief, International Business Times UK
In this keynote, Claire Wardle, who leads strategy and research at First Draft, will consider the whole spectrum of the misinformation ecosystem, and using research about audience behaviour and social psychology, will outline ways that newsrooms can start tackling the issues associated with fake news, hoaxes, misattributed and manipulated content that surfaces online.