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Friday, June 21 • 3:20pm - 3:40pm
Joint session with Northwestern University in Qatar - Augmented Reality: how to engage mobile news consumers

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Augmented Reality (AR) is an emerging mobile technology with significant implications for news reporting. This session will demonstrate and explore how innovative news organisations around the world are using the mobile (and soon to be wearable) Augmented Reality technologies to tell news stories. 

Key Takeaways: Pioneering journalists and technologists will discuss how AR is far more than a tool for advertising, rather it is an important device for engaging mobile news consumers.

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Marion Mertens

Digital Editor, Paris Match
Marion oversees content on all web, tablet and mobile formats at Paris Match. Previously, she was the French weekly magazine’s deputy News Editor for 15 years. Marion first started as a news desker at Gamma Presse Images, then as photo assignment editor for Gamma Liaison in New York. She was then successively photo editor and news reporter at the French weeklies Le Figaro Magazine, l’Express and VSD before joining Paris Match in... Read More →

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John Pavlik

University Professor / Academic, Northwestern University in Qatar
John is also professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University and director of the Journalism Research Institute.  Pavlik’s books include Converging Media and Journalism and New Media.  He was a contributing columnist at CNN.com.  He is co-developer of the Situated Documentary, a form of storytelling using Augmented Reality. Pavlik's Ph.D. and M.A... Read More →

Friday June 21, 2013 3:20pm - 3:40pm
Salle des Fêtes 3 rue de Lobau, 75004 Paris

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