Interactive developer Philip Trippenbach revealed today that the BBC has been approached with offers to buy data from the survey, but he said it would remain a strictly public service initiative
Journalism is about storytelling, right? It’s a narrative form, isn’t it? What about using non-narrative means to disseminate news around issues like climate change, the financial crisis or coalition politics. Our final session looked at the use of computer games in the future of journalism
Liveblogging platform ScribbleLive is to open up its syndication marketplace to allow freelancers to get paid for creating content for its clients.
ScribbleLive founder Michael De Monte (pictured) said the syndication marketplace, which will launch next year, will allow individuals who sign up to its freelancers’ plan to make money when they are covering or talking about live events online.
ScribbleLive already has a syndication marketplace for large organisations like Thomson Reuters and they plan to extend this service to other paying subscribers.
Speaking at news:rewired, De Monte said the product would help media organisations to cover breaking news from all over the world.
“You can’t be every place, every time,” he said. “Hopefully there will be a journalist producing that content and it can go into system.”
Rick Waghorn, founder of locally-focused advertising network Addiply, said that if we want to build a pyramid of news we have to start at the bottom level based on a local advertising market and messages
Focusing on local history, getting input from experts, and making journalism a two-way stree using interactive features are some of the ways to build communities around content, Walker told delegates
Times communities editor Joanna Geary tells news:rewired that it shouldn’t just be eyeballs anymore but about engaging with existing readers and communities around content