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Reads in Tweets – July 2015

Short and tweet: Five tweets from this month you shouldn’t miss.

TweetReads_July We spend 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 July.


Wednesday, August 5th, 2015



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News-Stream 3.0 Lab Report No. 1

Flexible data processing, analysis and visualisation

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Twitter is one of the primary sources of information for many research projects and journalists when it comes to the analysis of social media content or Breaking News events. In this context, Twitter Analysis can be an entry point for further investigation and research.


Friday, July 17th, 2015


VR not alone

Is the Future of Journalism virtual? Let’s discuss!

Virtual Reality Scenario

Testing Virtual Reality for Journalism at Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum

Attending different conferences (e.g. SXSW in Austin, Texas, Re:Publica in Berlin) over the past few months, we’ve seen many hints that journalism is entering a new reality: Virtual Reality (VR)!


Wednesday, July 8th, 2015


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.


Tuesday, June 30th, 2015


Reads in Tweets – June 2015

Short and tweet:
Five tweets from this month you really should have read by now!

We spend a lot of time reading social news from around the web (with Twitter as our main source): On DDJ & Dataviz, storytelling, new technologies, verification, journalistic business processes and so much more.

There is good stuff out our there, and we’d like to share what we found. So every month, we compile a list of five tweets/links, that we think are worth reading and hence sharing here for you to read.


Monday, June 29th, 2015


Recap: AXES @ Riga Language Summit

Shape the future of the multilingual digital single market

Riga Summit

On April 28th, we participated in the Riga Multilingual Summit 2015, presenting one of our projects, AXES.


Friday, June 26th, 2015


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

Robot Journalism

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.


Wednesday, May 6th, 2015


Recap: News Impact Summit, Hamburg

Jochen Spangeberg on stage, Slides of REVEAL in the background

On 31 March 2015 about 140 journalists and media folks made their way to Hamburg, Germany, to attend the News Impact Summit, part of a series of media innovation events organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) and Google News Lab. Those present discussed various aspects of verification, investigation, and digital ethics.


Wednesday, April 29th, 2015


Meet us @ News Impact Summit

Verification, Investigation and Digital Ethics

News Impact Summit

When: 31 March 2015
Where: Hamburg, Germany (Alter Wandrahm 20)

What is it?
News Impact Summits are a series of media innovation events organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the News Lab at Google. Individual conferences focus on “how recently developed approaches and tools can significantly change the way we work in the newsroom, the way we tell stories, and the way we engage audiences and society as a whole.”

The focus of the third event in the series focuses on Verification, Investigation, and Digital Ethics.


Wednesday, March 18th, 2015


2014: A year of progress in how newsrooms worked with data

With every new trend, interest goes up and down. Only strong trends keep developing and reach new levels of productivity – as generally described in the Gartner Hypecycle. One such trend is „data-driven journalism“. The term became very much talked about over the last years since its appearance in 2010, describing workflows for finding, checking and visualizing data for better (and deeper) reporting.


The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014 via FlowingData

As this is early 2015 the question is what progress did this specialized form of journalism make in 2014?


Tuesday, January 27th, 2015