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Friday, June 21 • 10:30am - 11:15am
Masterclass 3: Sourcefabric - When news just has to be real-time; Introducing Live Blog

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Some events have immediate impact and require instantaneous reporting. Web platforms have traditionally struggled to keep up with breaking news (whether that is politics, sports, events or elections). The rise of Twitter and other social media services has led to a 24/7news cycle with updates expected in real-time.
Liveblogging is an amazing way to get the best of both worlds: real-time updates along with the extra context that embedded videos, images, audio, editorial comment and social media can provide. Join the Sourcefabric team to see what Live Blog and superdesk technology can do for your engagement with your audience

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Douglas Arellanes

Co-founder & Director of Innovation, Sourcefabric
Douglas Arellanes is one of the founders of Sourcefabric, a Prague-based nonprofit foundation providing open source solutions for news organizations worldwide; he serves as its director of innovation. One of the projects he led for Sourcefabric, with West Africa Democracy Radio, was a special distinction winner of the 2011 Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism. Arellanes has been working on Internet-based projects since 1993. His... Read More →


Friday June 21, 2013 10:30am - 11:15am
Salon Cheret (level +2)

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