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Multilingual media monitoring with smart content analysis

MULTISENSOR_LogoMULTISENSOR is developing new multilingual online media analysis technologies. The aim is to enable professional media monitors (e.g. journalists, press agencies, analysts) to attain a comprehensive and exact understanding of topics being discussed on the web.

The MULTISENSOR platform scans multiple heterogeneous sources, then translates and processes the content. It visualizes details about sentiment, entities, social and other important aspects necessary to provide context. Adding automated summarization of each content item MULTISENSOR helps you to better distinguish the relevant signals among the noise.

Deutsche Welle is a user partner, leading the use case development and requirements gathering. We are also involved in dissemination and evaluation of the project’s results.

The project runs from November 2013 – November 2016.

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Date

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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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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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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5 Big Links – February 2014

Short and sweet: Five links that lead to novel views about media, tech and innovation.

1.  With everybody talking about “First Look Media” and “The Intercept” you might wonder who’s behind it.
Uncover the team around Pierre Omidyar and Glenn Greenwald. via journalism.co.uk
 
2.  How the future internet will drive innovation in Europe.
Meet the influencers of technology & innovation at the 1st European Conference on the Future Internet.
 
3.  How to separate fakes from facts in the online world?
Learn how to verify User Generated Content via EJC’s newly published verification handbook. If interested please follow our new project Reveal (via website or twitter) and get your weekly updates on Social Media verification.
 
4.  Improve your data visualization skills by learning from good examples.
Or get in contact with people who can help you do it. via eagereyes.org
 
5.  Even in times of multimedia storytelling, content is still king!
Check out the New York Times low tech but compelling multimedia special “Fourth” on what it is like to just have missed an Olympic medal.
 

Date

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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Social Media Verification

Logo of REVEAL ProjectREVEAL focuses on verification technologies, tools and strategies. The project aims to aid journalists in identifying trustworthy (user generated) content on Social Networks. This includes assessing aspects such as the credibility of contributors, their reputation and influence, the quality of content items and much more.

To master these challenging research questions the project consortium consists of 11 partners. It brings together a set of complementary expertise, ranging from the legal sector (Catholic University Leuven) to the area of software development (Software AG).

The Deutsche Welle Innovation team will add its expertise in journalistic/media requirements as well as application development. It will also be involved in software testing and in dissemination activities, promoting the research project.

The project runs from November 2013 – October 2016.

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Date

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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5 Big Links – January 2014

Short and sweet: Five links that lead to novel views about media, tech and innovation.

1.  The beginning of a new year: It’s time for predictions!
What will be trending in digital journalism this year? via journalism.co.uk
 
2.  Multimedia Storytelling will become bigger, better and more interactive.
It’s your time to play! via arte
 
3.  Time to give the old fashioned news-reading a facelift:
Check out the New York Times’ redesigned online experience.
 
4.  Young & gifted, the talents of media are promising:
Have a look at Forbes’ 30 under 30 media people of tomorrow.
 
5.  Learn from the big players and improve your social media presence:
The NYTimes social media desk shares its insides on their Twitter success.
via Nieman Journalism Lab
 

Date

Monday, January 13th, 2014

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Meet SAM, we’ve just started!

We have just started a new innovation project about Second Screen and content syndication.

SAM is about the multiscreen media environment, where people consume and interact with content on multiple screens – alongside with other digital and social activities. This new media ecosystem consists of connected “Second” Screen devices, enriched media and TV experiences, user engagement and social interaction.But do media content creators and users have the right tools and platforms to make the most of these new opportunities?

Date

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

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Socialising Around Media

SAM - socialising around media

SAM is about the multiscreen media environment, where people consume and interact with content on multiple screens – alongside with other digital and social activities. This new media ecosystem consists of connected “Second” Screen devices, enriched media and TV experiences, user engagement and social interaction. But do media content creators and users have the right tools and platforms to make the most of these new opportunities?

SAM develops a new type of social media and content delivery platform by combining technologies such as Content Syndication, Second Screen, Social Media and Dialogue Systems. What is Sam’s innovation? Instead of users reaching for TV related data it is the data, which reaches the user through a content syndication approach and their “Second” Screen.

Deutsche Welle is a user partner and contributes to a Second Screen content showcase, user requirements, user validation and is lead of dissemination.

The project runs from October 2013 – October 2016.

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Date

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

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New Storytelling and The Future of Journalism at scoopcamp 2013

On 12 and 13 September, German press agency dpa and media network Hamburg@work hosted scoopcamp 2013 in the Schmidt theatre on Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. Around 280 people attended the event which focused on topics such as the current status and future of journalism, and new forms of storytelling. A key aspect of presentations and discussions was the disruptions as well as opportunities brought about by digitisation. The Deutsche Welle Innovations Team took a very active role in the event. By Jochen Spangenberg, Deutsche Welle 

Date

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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