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Reuters’ top tips for newsroom experiments

| November 23, 2017 – 12:17 pm | 442 views
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“This does feel like, in many ways, a golden age of journalism,” said Nick Cohen, Reuters’ director of video products, at newsrewired in London yesterday (22 November).
Reuters has evolved to meet the demands placed on …

From devices to communities: How tech could transform local news

| November 22, 2017 – 3:50 pm | 574 views
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Would you read more local news if you could print your own newspaper at home? Or design your own radio bulletin? What if a story suddenly appeared on your smartphone as you walked past the place where it occurred?

They might sound like distant future concepts but all of these technologies are already being tested by UK news outlets as part of what Stuart Goulden, founder of location-based storytelling startup OtherWorld, called a “living media.”