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.
For a long time, social media was merely an afterthought in the daily routine of data journalists. Why worry about promoting a story and making it more accessible when you can scrape websites and build sophisticated charts all day? Luckily, a project launched by the European Data Journalism Network (EDJNet) has been (successfully) working on changing that status and mindset. DW Data is a part of the initiative, and our Eva Lopez – a data journalist and innovation manager – frequently shares what she and her team have learned. These are the latest insights.
How might we best tell data-driven stories on social media? DW and the European Data Journalism Network (EDJNET) want to experiment with different approaches. A guest post by Kira Schacht and Gianna-Carina Grün. (more…)
we’re moving house on LinkedIn. From our old ‘persona’ profile called DW (first name) Innovation (last name) to a proper showcase page directly connected to Deutsche Welle.
We’ve announced this before and thus thought we could delete the old profile worry-free, but it turns out our message didn’t come through to many of you.
That’s a pity, because we’d really love to stay connected with you all! To exchange thoughts, findings and knowledge, share concepts on innovation in media – and maybe to help each other find that perfect new team member.
Our old profile will be deleted on March 25th. Therefore we want to make a last shout out in order to turn our ‘old connections’ into new followers:
- Please go to linkedin.com/showcase/dw-innovation…
- hit that follow button…
- and stay in touch with us!
We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
All the best,
When: 28-29 August 2018
Where: PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
What is it?
Launched in 2009, the ContentAsia Summit focuses on all the issues impacting Asia’s content industry. Its core mission: to create a dedicated space to talk face-to-face about the content ecosystem and the innovation and strategies driving media and entertainment companies in an increasingly connected universe.