How do journalists verify content they find in Social Networks? What are current challenges and requirements? Which solutions are already deployed? In context of the REVEAL project we wanted to find out and conducted a number of interviews with journalists. This one is with Jeff Jarvis – author, journalist and professor at the City University of New York.
DateMonday, July 14th, 2014
Tagsdata journalism, debunking, GMF, Jeff Jarvis, journalism, REVEAL, social journalism, social media, storytelling, UGC, verification
What comes to your mind when you think of Brazil? At the moment probably mainly ‘soccer’, right? Same over here. But we do not want to talk about last night’s game, the championship’s top players, live scores or the change of tactics. That will all be covered by our colleagues at DW Sports.
We focus on data driven journalism, visualizations, infographics and innovative storytelling on the web. Check out our collection of projects taking a creative approach at presenting soccer-related data:
DateWednesday, June 25th, 2014
Experimental series on data, visualization and storytelling all around the 2014 Brazil World Cup
With people worldwide focusing on the 2014 FIFA World Cup for the next couple of weeks we expect a lot of interesting coverage in the media.
DateThursday, June 12th, 2014
Mobile. Video. Data. Challenge the Status Quo
When: 11 – 13 June 2014
Where: CCCB, Barcelona, Spain
DateTuesday, June 10th, 2014
The New York Times Innovation Report revised by the web.
You’ve read The Leaked And Already Verbally Knighted Innovation Report from the NYTimes – right? With its 96 pages it is indeed quite a long read. If you haven’t had the time but feel the pressure to read it these links can help give you an insight:
- First of all: Niemanlab has gone through the document, extracted their key facts and formulated a summary, which you can find here.
DateTuesday, May 27th, 2014
TagsAJR, CJR, Innovation Report, new york times, News Publishing, online journalism, politico, poynter, Vox
The road to 2024: trend-spotting our world, our industry and our audience
When: 28 May 2014
Where: InterContinental, Vienna, Austria
DateTuesday, May 27th, 2014
Big Data is one of the most overused buzzwords in recent years. So it is about time to give it a reality check and distinguish hype from true value. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the World Newsmedia Network take on this challenge for the media industry organising a one-day conference headlined “Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Media” on May 8th, 2014 in London.
DateWednesday, April 16th, 2014
The Cologne Game Lab and the Good Evil games studio are set to host Europe’s first newsgame hackathon next month in Cologne, Germany, as a Kick-off event for the 5th international computer game conference Clash of Realities.
DateThursday, April 10th, 2014
5 Big Links – March 2014
Short and sweet: Five links that lead to novel views about media, tech and innovation.
|1.|| Social Media is changing journalism. Nothing new. But how do you deal with these new challenges?|
Learn from @storyful by taking in the 10 principles that power social journalism. Don’t forget to have a look at the “just-as-good-as-the-article” comment section.
|2.|| Remember Forbes’ 30 under 30 Media People from January?
Check out the Guardian’s 30 young people in digital media and learn why content still rules over technology in the future of journalism.
|3.||What do you do, when your audience turns away from your traditional media program? Check out how a Belgium public service broadcaster is experimenting with online content and new ways of storytelling – successfully. via journalism.co.uk|
|4.|| Where would you turn for new innovative news projects?
If you thought about the U.S. – think again. Meanwhile tune into Norwegian based Schibsted’s planned web-native TV-experience. via Nieman Journalism Lab
|5.|| Following #NICAR2014 you might have heard about gathering your own data.
Go ahead and make it real with Andy Dickinson, who is taking this to the next level.
DateThursday, March 27th, 2014
Tags5 Big Links, DDJ, digital media, future of journalism, innovative news, social journalism, storyful, storytelling, web-native TV
This is a test page in the truest meaning of the word. We are experimenting with new formats and possibilites. You can join in if you like (and if the comment section is open) – or contact us via twitter, if you have ideas for us.
DateTuesday, March 18th, 2014