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Enlivening journalism through better online user engagement

Enlivening journalism through better online user engagement

The Washington Post’s Director of Digital News Projects Greg Barber and The New York Times’ Editor of Interactive News Marc Lavallee  joined forces to lead a panel focused on The Coral Project, a platform aimed at “creating open-source software to facilitate the importing, storage, moderation, and display of contributions to news websites.” Lavallee described the...
Pros and Cons of automated journalism with Frederik Fischer

Pros and Cons of automated journalism with Frederik Fischer

Frederik Fischer is Chief Editor of piq.de, an expert-driven aggregation platform,  and also works at the media innovation think tank Vocer as co-publisher. In addition to teaching Digital Journalism at the Hamburg Media School, he has also hosted and spoken at several industry events.  Before becoming Chief Editor, Fisher was Head of Audience Engagement at...
Make your TV story memorable

Make your TV story memorable

Few people seem better equipped to teach an audience about video storytelling than Marsha Barber. Her impressive CV spans working as the senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast The National, freelance journalism, running workshops for producers internationally and, if that wasn’t enough, writing poetry for which she’s been shortlisted for an international award. Her passion...