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Journalism Product Development: Five Startup Tools To Untangle Business Complexity

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Photo by J Brew (CC BY-SA 2.0)

When creating new digital tools and systems for journalists, there are usually two main challenges: The first is to design and develop new functions and interfaces. The second is to understand and act on the business issues associated with the emerging product. This post is about the second challenge – which sometimes seems more difficult to tackle. Or even tends to be overlooked.

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Thursday, September 28th, 2017

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news.bridge: Saving newsroom’s time spent on translation

Imagine a software using the newest technologies for translation, voiceover and other translation tasks for almost all languages spoken around the world. If a well-designed platform would be available, this could save editors thousands of hours each year, freeing resources for deeper reporting. Imagine further that these technologies are moving from research to the real world, as they are getting better quickly. This includes cross-translation from a large number of languages, including those that are “far away” from each other, such as English and Chinese, or Farsi and German.

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Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

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Meet us @ Global Media Forum

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When: 13 – 15 June 2016

Where: World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany

What is it?
For the 9th time in a row Deutsche Welle is hosting the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany, its annual international media conference. With the lead slogan “Media. Freedom. Values” Germany’s international broadcaster offers a platform to discuss the role of media in civic and political society. For three days over 2.000 people from around the globe are welcomed to discuss a variety of current issues addressing media trends, foreign policy and their impact on helping overcome the challenges of global development.

Date

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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Meet us @ International Journalism Festival 2016

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When: 6-10 April 2016

Where: Perugia, Italia

What is it?
The International Journalism Festival in Perugia is all about, surprise… journalism. Over five days, a great variety of topics that are important to journalism will be covered. These include, among others, fact-checking, data journalism, explanatory journalism, the era of video and of mobile, robot journalism, virtual reality, the involvement of readers and the public role of journalism, the crisis of the homepage, the search for a new objectivity, understanding audiences beyond the use of metrics and social networks vs. mainstream media. Attending the event is totally free of charge.

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Monday, April 4th, 2016

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Recap: DW Innovation @ ICT

ICT_LisbonWhile our team members are still attending the ICT conference in Lisbon, Portugal, they have put together a little storify. Check it out to get an impression of the event, their engagement for the Reveal Project and learn more about Big Data in Media.

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Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

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Recap: DW Innovation @ EBU TV Assembly

Innovative projects, tools and services

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On 3 June, DW Innovation participated in the EUROVISION’s 21st TV Assembly. The event, operated by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), took place at BBC North in Salford, near Manchester.

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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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Meet us @ DW GMF2015

Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age

GMF 2015When: 22 – 24 June 2015
Where: World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany

What is it?
The Global Media Forum is Deutsche Welle’s yearly main media conference. It is organized and lead by Deutsche Welle focusing on the media’s role in the world. Every year it attracts more than 2,000 participants from around the world bringing together experts from the fields of media, politics, culture, business, development cooperation and academia.

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Friday, June 19th, 2015

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Hasta la vista, humans: Robots terminating old ways in journalism?

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Robot journalism is not really a new phenomenon that came out of the blue. But while some cheer a near future where articles might be written by a bot, others are much more reserved letting machines take over the newsroom.

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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Meet us @ DLD15

Innovation, digitization, science and culture

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When: 18 – 20 January 2015
Where: HVB Forum, Munich, Germany

What is it?
“Digital Life Design” (DLD for short) is a conference organised and financed by German media publishinghouse Burda Digital. Since its kick-off in 2005, DLD expanded into a global network, introducing various event schemes and topical formats like DLDwomen.

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Thursday, January 15th, 2015

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How we made data evaluation more fun

Social Sensore Evaluation app - whole screen wsOur participation in EU projects often gets us involved in the dissemination and evaluation of the projects’ results. Using the example of Social Sensor , this article explains how we used an iPad app to support us in both tasks.

Date

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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