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As it happened: How to make the most of newsroom experiments

| November 22, 2017 – 3:11 pm | 1,927 views

By nature, experiments require organisations to take risks and invest time and resources in projects that can have varying degrees of success, and that may or may not be replicated in the future.
So how can …

As it happened: From devices to communities – Connected news

| November 22, 2017 – 12:03 pm | 1,663 views
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Could we make local news more relevant by using beacon technology to send silent alerts to people’s phones as they walk around town, without having an app involved? And could connected devices rebuild the link …

LIVE: All hands on deck: Benefits and challenges of collaboration in the newsroom

| November 21, 2017 – 4:50 pm | 1,851 views
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Many projects now involve staff members from different teams within a media organisation, as well as journalists from other newsrooms altogether. What are some best practices for managing a successful collaboration between journalists, developers, and …