DW’s KID project has high ambitions: It aims for better verification through AI-supported Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) tools. But it also wants to increase media and information literacy (MIL) among young media users and aspiring journalists. In the scope of this mission, KID has now released a “verification toolbox”.(more…)
How can social media be more than just an afterthought for data-driven journalism (DDJ)? As a partner of the European Data Journalism Network (EDJN), our colleagues at DW Data have been exploring ways to attract readers and make DDJ stories more interesting on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Here is a guest post with new insights by Kira Schacht.
DW Innovation has joined a new, large-scale H2020 project that aims to bridge the gap between Copernicus DIAS providers and users of next-level digital applications.(more…)
DW and a group of European partners in tech and academia have started building a new digital platform that will help improve situation awareness.(more…)
If you are into DDJ, you have probably come across the NYT’s You Draw It series, where users have to draw the second half of a graph and thus interact with a data story. We have always liked this idea. And we thought that by adding augmented reality (AR) and Instagram face filters, we could develop it further. Our aim: Creating a new worthwhile form of interactive journalism – and great shareable content. Here is a quick recap of our Insta experiments, including the lessons we have learned.(more…)
Good news: We have kicked off yet another exciting human language technology (HLT) project. It is an EU-funded research and innovation action (RIA) called SELMA, which stands for: Stream Learning for Multilingual Knowledge Transfer.(more…)