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    Journalism is getting personal: latest trends from the digital front line

Journalism is getting personal: latest trends from the digital front line

When you take a close up look at how european journalists are innovating with new technology it’s clear that the pace of change is rapid and that both the level of complexity and the stakes involved are high. While all the talk is of the death of print, the real story is the fight for life in digital.

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    This is what I said about the future of news in 2009 – you fools, why didn’t you listen??!!

This is what I said about the future of news in 2009 – you fools, why didn’t you listen??!!

This week I am hosting a workshop with some Swedish newspaper editors, so I thought I would go back to a talk I gave in Stockholm in 2009 to see whether they should bother listening to my predictions for their business in 2016. Here are the rough notes I made for that talk. Judge for yourself. On some of […]

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Is Twitter useful at University?

The 140 characters required on Twitter forces people to summarise complex discussion in a few words – and therefore leading to incomplete and misleading messages.

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    How journalism is turning emotional and what that might mean for news

How journalism is turning emotional and what that might mean for news

This blog is based on a talk Charlie Beckett gave at the 2015 British Science Festival in Bradford.

 

As journalism and society changes emotion is becoming a much more important dynamic in how news is produced and consumed. I would argue that this is redefining the classic idea of journalistic objectivity, indeed, it is reshaping the idea of news itself. That matters […]

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Engaging the reader: Vox.com

Jessica Di Paolo on the “Engagement Through Data For Better Storytelling” workshop led by Allison Rockey of Vox, at the News Impact Summit, held at LSE on 5 June 2015, organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC), the Google News Lab, and Polis.

“Journalists are more than writers. They are researchers; they must learn to use new technological tools to make news visually attractive. […]

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