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What would Jarvis do?

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.

Jeff Jarvis interview GMF 2014

At Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum 2014 we had the opportunity to talk to Jeff Jarvis, author, professor and journalist.

Date

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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World Cup 2014 – DDJ Special

Heatmap Manuel Neuer

Heatmap Manuel Neuer

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:

Date

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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The World Cup Innovation Special

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.

Date

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Meet us @ GEN Summit 2014

Mobile. Video. Data. Challenge the Status Quo

Logo of the GEN Summit 2014

When: 11 – 13 June 2014
Where: CCCB, Barcelona, Spain

Date

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

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What’s the matter with online journalism?

The New York Times Innovation Report revised by the web.

NYTimes on Tablet

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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:

Date

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

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Meet us @ EBU Media Summit 2014

The road to 2024: trend-spotting our world, our industry and our audience

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When: 28 May 2014
Where: InterContinental, Vienna, Austria

Date

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

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Big data meets Data Journalism – Don’t believe the hype!

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.

Date

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

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DW Innovation to participate in Europe’s first newsgame hackathon

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.

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Date

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

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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.
 

Date

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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Experimenting with new formats

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.

Date

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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