re:publica 2013 – Annabel Church, Friedrich Lindenberg: News you can’t print – journalism beyond the

re:publica 2013 - Annabel Church, Friedrich Lindenberg: News you can't print - journalism beyond the

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Journalism needs to explore new ways of tell stories – to start using the web as a medium more fully and move beyond the established form of the article. In our workshop, we want to explore
what the best format is to express a range of news stories.

News on the web brings us an entirely new platform, yet the people and institutions that run news sites are tied to the legacies of the print world: we focus on creating articles on a daily basis, in a set of fixed formats that are dictated by newspaper technology.
As part of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Program, eight fellows are embedded in different newsrooms around the world, including the two of us at ZEIT Online and SPIEGEL ONLINE. Our goal in these two newsrooms is to find cutting-edge approaches for using technology in telling the news.
By first exploring example stories we’ll use this workshop to deconstruct traditional story telling methods and then to brainstorm and explore new way…

Annabel Church |

Friedrich Lindenberg | |

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re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.