In the keynote, Maaike Goslinga and Jessica Best of De Correspondent will outline how the organisation has built a sustainable online platform that restores trust in journalism, and that moves readers to become paying members and expert contributors of its community. They will share 10 lessons De Correspondent has learned over the last four years, including the ways members contribute more […]
As it happened: The Credibility Coalition
While there have been calls for an increased effort to improve the detection of and response to misinformation, doing so effectively requires a holistic approach, with reputation systems, fact-checking, media literacy, revenue models, and public feedback all helping to address the health of the information ecosystem. This session will introduce the Credibility Coalition and some […]
As it happened: Social media beyond the Facebook newsfeed
This talk will address the recent Facebook algorithm changes and how publishers have been affected. Yara Silva, acting head of social media at the Daily Mirror, will discuss how the Mirror has been tackling the changes using different social platforms (including Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn), as well as the organisation’s use of Facebook Groups and multiple […]
As it happened: Experimenting to meet emerging realities
Disrupting your business may be the only way to ward off the threat of extinction. As a seasoned pioneer and trusted partner, Reuters has followed its clients’ journeys of transformation, reallocating resources from old models to the new, and developing new economic engines. In a spotlight talk, Nick Cohen, director of video products at Reuters, […]
As it happened: Graphic novel journalism
Marc Ellison is an award-winning video and photojournalist currently based in Glasgow. He has worked extensively across Africa since 2011. As a former computer programmer, Marc is passionate about pushing the boundaries of digital storytelling including the use of interactive photo/graphic novels and immersive 360 video. His interactive comics have recently won World Press Photo […]
As it happened: At our fingertips – Storytelling for mobile
From video to longform, text-based articles, how can media organisations tell stories better suited to a mobile audience? And how do smartphone users’ behaviours shape how they interact with media brands? This panel will discuss best practices from newsrooms as well as outline some of the challenges and considerations when producing content for a mobile […]
How the BBC World Service is using virtual voiceover translation to reach a multilingual audience
In news and journalism, language can represent a troublesome barrier. If on the one hand producing content in a specific language restricts its reach to just those capable of understanding it, on the other hand making it accessible to everyone by translating it is expensive and time-consuming.
Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement
With the unique array of opportunities it offers for creative storytelling and audience engagement, video is increasingly gaining momentum within the journalism industry. As new technologies and platforms have developed, video formats have started to be not a sole prerogative of TV anymore; video content is now accessed from multiple platforms, live or on-demand.