Meet us @ PBI2015

Exchanging views and experiences to put them to practical use.

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When: 10 – 11 September 2015

Where: Munich, Germany

What is it?
The (media) world is becoming ever more complex, with blurring lines between content producers, distribution platforms and hidden commercial or political agendas.
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Another Scoop at Scoopcamp 2014

On September 3rd/4th it was Scoopcamp time again! For the 6th year running, media network next Media Hamburg and German news agency dpa hosted one of Germany’s most influential events in the field of digital storytelling.

ScoopCamp 2014 @ Kehrwieder Theater, Hamburg, Germany
Full house @ ScoopCamp 2014 in Hamburg

The conference’s focus is on new innovative content formats, emerging tools for storytelling and creation, as well as different organizational approaches to reach new audiences with compelling content.

The morning belonged to the keynote speakers ranging from Burt Herman of Storify to Ken Schwencke of the New York Times, both outlining the success and approaches behind their offers. This triggered interesting debates and discussions.
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What would Jarvis do?

How do journalists verify content they find in Social Networks? What are current challenges and requirements? Which solutions are already deployed? In context of the REVEAL project we wanted to find out and conducted a number of interviews with journalists. This one is with Jeff Jarvis – author, journalist and professor at the City University of New York.

Jeff Jarvis interview GMF 2014

At Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum 2014 we had the opportunity to talk to Jeff Jarvis, author, professor and journalist. (more…)

World Cup 2014 – DDJ Special

Heatmap Manuel Neuer

Heatmap Manuel Neuer

What comes to your mind when you think of Brazil? At the moment probably mainly ‘soccer’, right? Same over here. But we do not want to talk about last night’s game, the championship’s top players, live scores or the change of tactics. That will all be covered by our colleagues at DW Sports.

We focus on data driven journalism, visualizations, infographics and innovative storytelling on the web. Check out our collection of projects taking a creative approach at presenting soccer-related data: (more…)