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Discovering News Stories and Social Media Strategies with CrowdTangle

Discovering News Stories and Social Media Strategies with CrowdTangle

How can a tool like CrowdTangle help journalists navigate the fast-moving, almost overwhelming, social media space and strategize for maximum impact? Anna Phillips and James Morgan demonstrated in a workshop session.
Algorithmic Injustice: The Hidden Discrimination in the Digital World

Algorithmic Injustice: The Hidden Discrimination in the Digital World

A decade ago, algorithms were considered neutral and fair, but research has shown otherwise. How do we hold accountable something that is hidden, all around, and difficult to understand? Julie Angwin and Fabio Chiusi brought some clarity to these urgent questions in an engaging session.
New Business Model Buzzwords for Journalism: Diversification, Reader Revenue and Audience Engagement

New Business Model Buzzwords for Journalism: Diversification, Reader Revenue and Audience Engagement

The diminishing interest of advertisers in media platforms has left journalism in the lurch but there might be a way out! Or maybe even several ways out! According to industry leaders, diversification is the way to go.
Journalistic Ethics and Good Editorial Judgement Apply Even to 360 Degree Videos

Journalistic Ethics and Good Editorial Judgement Apply Even to 360 Degree Videos

Is the immersive reality technology of 360 videos the perfect empathy machine or just another tech gimmick to sell poverty porn of the global south? Industry leaders take on this dilemma and discuss their experiences with the cutting edge technology.
Rethinking the Dynamic Relationship Between Fixers and Journalists

Rethinking the Dynamic Relationship Between Fixers and Journalists

How can journalism and fixers work with each other to help each other out even more? An engaging discussion with experts brought up interesting issues like lack of recognition, need for protocol, and responsibility of media organizations.
Mobile Storytelling From Communities: The Future of Journalism?

Mobile Storytelling From Communities: The Future of Journalism?

Can everything you need to be a journalist fit in your pockets? According to Omar Yusuf from Hashtag Our Stories, it can! He shared tips for mobile storytelling for effective journalism in an engaging and interactive session.