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As it happened: 10 lessons from De Correspondent about the changing face of news memberships

| March 7, 2018 – 9:18 am | 1,701 views

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 …

As it happened: The Credibility Coalition

| March 3, 2018 – 1:37 pm | 1,102 views

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 …

As it happened: Social media beyond the Facebook newsfeed

| March 3, 2018 – 1:24 pm | 1,247 views

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 …

As it happened: Experimenting to meet emerging realities

| November 22, 2017 – 4:26 pm | 1,571 views
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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 …

As it happened: Graphic novel journalism

| November 22, 2017 – 2:03 pm | 2,130 views
Image by Marc Ellison

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 …

As it happened: At our fingertips – Storytelling for mobile

| November 22, 2017 – 10:01 am | 1,775 views
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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 …

How the BBC World Service is using virtual voiceover translation to reach a multilingual audience

| March 16, 2016 – 4:56 pm | 3,516 views

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 …

Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement

| March 16, 2016 – 4:54 pm | 3,144 views
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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 …