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Meet us at News Xchange
When: 15-16 November 2017
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
What is it?
The organisers label News Xchange as “the news industry’s most provocative and most insightful experience.” It brings together news executives, journalists, presenters, bloggers and start-up entrepreneurs from around the world with experts from other fields such as scientists, artists and thought leaders. A main aim of the two-day event is to share and discuss ideas and the status quo of the news industry. Furthermore, trends and developments are shared in order to shape and prepare for the future of the news business.
The full programme of the conference can be found here.
Why are we there?
We are participating in News Xchange to:
- find out more about the state-of-play in the news business;
- showcase our platform for collaborative verification Truly.Media;
- discuss potential cooperation opportunities in the context of our research activities (especially relating to current and future projects);
- do a lot of networking.
A number of Deutsche Welle staff is going to be present at the event, among them Guido Baumhauer, DW’s Director of Distribution, Marketing & Technology. Guido will lead an interview with Sisonke Msiman in the Q&A session “Statues & Flags: The Role of the Media in Polarised Societies”, at 5 pm on Wednesday.
DateTuesday, November 14th, 2017
After 15 months of development, with around 15 people involved and about 15 organizations testing it and providing feedback, Truly Media is finally entering the commercial market. The Google DNI project, formerly known as Verify Media and carried about by DW’s Research & Cooperations Projects (DW Innovation) and ATC’s iLab, has come to a successful end. The result of all this effort is a commercial verification platform that allows journalists to aggregate and verify User-Generated-Content (UGC) in real-time. A key asset: all this can be done collaboratively.
DateThursday, November 2nd, 2017
German Press Agency dpa and BR (Bayerischer Rundfunk), which is part of the ARD network of public service broadcasters, will use Truly Media to aggregate and verify UGC for their coverage about German federal elections in September. “We are using Truly Media to verify eyewitness content following the latest trends in technology. This helps us standardise and document all our verification efforts in a harmonised way across editorial departments”, says Stefan Primbs, Head of Social Listening and Verification at BR.
DateThursday, August 10th, 2017
TagsBR, Bundestagswahl, collaboration, dpa, fact-checking, fake news, Federal election, Germany, truly media, verification
The InVID research project releases a plug-in that supports journalists in verifying videos
One of the research projects in which we are involved is InVID – ‘In Video Veritas’. The project, running from 2016 until the end of 2018, deals with various aspects of video verification. This includes investigating legal aspects, supporting rights clearance processes, and above all the development and testing of tools and modules that support and part-automate the verification of videos.
Half-way into the project’s duration, the project is pleased that first results can be made available to the public and, in particular, the verification community.
DateTuesday, August 8th, 2017
Tagsdebunking, EC, fact-checking, InVID, project results, research project, social media, User-generated content, verification, video verification
On 20 Sep 2016 the REVEAL project, in which DW Innovation is heavily involved, conducted its final workshop. The full-day event was organised by the project consortium under the leadership of ATC’s iLab and DW Innovation Projects. Topic of the day: social newsgathering and verification of eyewitness media.
Almost 90 participants attended and joined in lively discussions about challenges and approaches regarding the use and verification of social media in news. Judging by the feedback received, and following comments on Twitter under the conference hashtag #smvw16, the day turned out to be a big success!
Two keynotes speeches kick off the workshop
DateFriday, September 23rd, 2016
Dealing with eyewitness media: challenges and solutions
When: 16 September 2016
Where: Plaza Resort Hotel, Athens, Greece
What is it?
On Friday 16 September 2016 the REVEAL project consortium is hosting a one day workshop south of Athens, Greece, in which participants will raise and discuss various aspects of social media verification. This includes showcasing how technology can aid in the process.
DateThursday, September 8th, 2016
InVID (In Video Veritas) aims to assist in and partly automate the verification of videos captured by eyewitnesses, also referred to as user-generated content. A main goal is to make such videos usable for news providers for inclusion in their daily editorial work by developing a platform that provides services and features that detect, authenticate and check the reliability and accuracy of newsworthy video files spread via social networks.
DateFriday, January 29th, 2016
Short and tweet: Five tweets from last month you shouldn’t miss.
We spend quite some time reading social news from around the web and there is lots of good stuff out there. We’d like to share what we found: Here’s our list from November.
DateWednesday, December 2nd, 2015
TagsApple News, facebook, Instant Articles, Slack, social media, storyful, The Guardian, verification
While 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.
DateThursday, October 22nd, 2015
User-generated content and verification in news
When: 21 September 2015
Where: Turin, Italy
What is it?
Prix Italia, originally launched in 1948, is a well established event hosted in a different Italian city every year.
DateWednesday, September 16th, 2015