This Master Class will equip you with both the knowledge and skills that you need in the newsroom to use digital sources fast, accurately and ethically, whether from political campaigns, natural disasters, war or conflict. You will also understand how these skills may be used to face the new editorial challenges.
In practical workshops, scenario-based training, facilitated discussions, and guides to the best tools and technologies, you will learn the building blocks of workable digital newsgathering workflows and verification processes for your own newsrooms.
Day 1: from 13:00 to 18:00
Day 2: from 09:00 to 13:00
Module 1: Social media and UGC verification
Module 2: Fake News
Exercise: Breaking news scenario
Module 3: Ethics and legal best practice
Case study 1: Eurovision UGCVN
Module 4: Pop-up newsroom projects
Exercise 2: Mini pop-up newsroom
Summary and action points
Pop-Up Newsroom is an innovation framework to develop efficient and ethical social newsgathering
In both the UK General elections case and the Documenting Hate case, the projects brought together students, journalists, technologists and industry experts. Together they created an experimental newsroom to explore ways in which they could find and verify stories using social media as their primary source.
09 - 10 Nov 2017
1218 Le Grand-Saconnex / Geneva
08 Nov 2017
The price includes tuition, course material and coffee breaks. It does not include any other meals, travel or hotel costs.
EBU Academy do not make hotel reservations. However, we have negotiated competitive rates with some of the hotels near the EBU and the city centre. Please contact the hotel of your choice directly.