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Fader 2.0: What the consortium has been up to (I)

As we enter the third month of the Fader 2.0 project, we’re happy to announce the development and marketing of our VR editor have been picking up steam. There have been discussions, meetings, workshops, and hacking sessions all over the place: Berlin, Bonn, Lyon, NYC, London, Munich – and picturesque Singen. Here’s a short summary of what the consortium has been up to.

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Monday, April 10th, 2017

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Meet us @ International Journalism Festival XI

When: April 5-9, 2017

Where: Perugia, Italy

What is it? A Mecca for journalists, journalisms students, media scholars, and media agencies who convene to discuss new ideas, concepts, and tools that can improve their work. The festival and its keynotes and workshops are free of charge.

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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

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Call for participation: Global Data Journalism Survey 2017

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If you are a journalist, what is your approach to data?

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

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Meet us @ EBU Big Data Conference 2017

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When: March 21st and 22nd

Where: Geneva, EBU headquarters

What is it? The Big Data Conference hosted by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) brings together journalists, academics, tech people, legal experts and marketers to discuss the different challenges and opportunities that arise in the context of using big data for public service media in Europe.

Date

Friday, March 10th, 2017

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Fader 2.0: Building a collaborative online platform for VR journalists

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Remember Fader, the journalistic VR tool created by Vragments? The prototype has only been online since December 2016 – and already the project is ready to move to the next level.

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

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Meet us @ Crossmedia-Tag #5

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When: February 17th

Where: Deutsche Welle, Bonn

What is it? A conference and networking event for both journalists and media managers interested in new tech, tools, and strategies in the realm of multi-platform publishing. Crossmedia-Tag is organized by netzwerk medien-trainer.

Date

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

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MultiDrone: Improving media production from above

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In times of low editorial budgets but increased appetite for spectacular video footage, journalism is looking for new ways to overcome restrictions in reporting large global events. With media technology rapidly becoming better and cheaper, new opportunities arise — such as the use of civil drones for new angles on video storytelling.

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017

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euBusinessGraph: Foster and improve digital business storytelling

Q: Why is it currently so cumbersome to work with company data?
A: The European data landscape for company registries is highly fragmented and heterogenous. Getting data – especially across borders – is usually expensive, time consuming and error-prone.

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Ready do to some effective data digging: The euBusinessGraph team

euBusinessGraph, an ambitious new EU project, is trying to change the status quo.

Date

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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Meet us @ Information and Networking Days on Horizon 2020 Big Data Public-Private Partnership

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When: January 18th

Where: Luxembourg Congrès, Luxembourg

What is it? A get-together of various European big data stakeholders.

Date

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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