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Social TV and the second screen Nov 12, 2013 - 11:30 AM EDT This week's Scribble Chat will focus on how traditional broadcasters are embracing digital tools to give their audience a more immersive, interactive experience of television. Our panelist are from broadcasting giants CNN (USA) and ARD (Germany).
Small-town storytelling Nov 6, 2013 - 9:36 AM EDT They may not always create the splashiest headlines, but news breaks everywhere -- even in smaller towns. And as the media industry changes, they're often greatly impacted, required to do more with less. So how do these smaller publications stay relevant? They've been turning to newer technologies and embracing new narratives to offer quality, local news to their dedicated audience.This week, we'll be chatting with Jessica Benes from the Loveland Reporter-Herald and Zach Pluhacek from Lincoln Journal Star.
The 5 rules of real-time engagement Oct 30, 2013 - 10:23 AM EDT Join us for a live video chat with ScribbleLive CEO Michael De Monte, as he discusses the five rules of real-time engagement, and explains how brands can use content to tell stories that serve their audience.
Real-time storytelling: from Journalism to Marketing Oct 15, 2013 - 10:46 AM EDT With the power to publish now in the palms of million of hands, what does it mean for the relationship between journalists and the brands whose news they once had a near-monopoly on distribution? And with more brands taking advantage of this fact and moving to tell their own stories and establish their brands as go-to sources of information, what does this mean for news organizations? This week's Scribble Chat with Ira Basen will look at this relationship, how it has changed in recent years, and how, on a more micro level, journalists have moved into branded content creation roles and why. Basen, a journalist at CBC for more than 25 years, has researched the dynamic nature of these relationships, producing a number of radio documentaries and online pieces for publications such as CBC, The Globe and Mail, and J-Source.ca. join us on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 12–1 p.m. ET for a discussion on journalists' relationship with content, brands and marketing, and how it is all changing.
A Q&A with reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian Oct 8, 2013 - 12:00 PM EDT Join Fast Company's Miles Kohrman at 12:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, October 8, for a live chat with reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian about his new book, Without Their Permission.
How to cover an election in real time Oct 8, 2013 - 11:00 AM EDT A live discussion about covering elections in real time, with best practices, tips and ideas. Four reporters from four countries will share their experiences. The panel features: - Lukas Martin from T-Online (Germany) - Kady O'Malley from CBC (Canada) - Celeste Katz from NY Daily News (U.S.A.) - Jürgen Streihammer from Die Presse (Austria)
Tom Rosenstiel on the future of news Oct 10, 2013 - 5:30 PM EDT Tom Rosenstiel, executive director of the American Press Institute, will give a entitled: "So you want to know the future of news? Ask the Audience." Rosenstiel is co-author of the classic The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect and the newly-released The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century. He is a renowned author, journalist,researcher and media critic. Before joining the American Press Institute in January 2013, he was founder and for 16 years director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism at the Pew Research Center in Washington D.C.
How to tell long-form real-time stories Oct 1, 2013 - 11:00 AM EDT When most people think of real-time reporting, they typically think of breaking news that's bookmarked very clearly by space and time: something happens, short posts come in to fill in the blanks, the story ends. But what happens when a story is on-going and has no end in sight? Or if you replace those short updates with robust, article-length posts? This week's Scribble Chat will delve into the world of long-form liveblogging. Why have editors been experimenting with this narrative form, why has it been working and how can you add it to your storytelling quiver? We'll be joined by 3 panelists who've had much success with long-tail real-time reporting to share their views: Margarita Noreiga, editor of live news for Reuters; Chris Dannen, senior editor at FastCo.Labs; and Rachel Pulfer, executive director of Journalists for Human Rights.
Beyond the Headlines: Have the Media Treated Mayor Ford Fairly? Sep 27, 2013 - 2:00 PM EDT A video that allegedly shows the Mayor of Canada’s largest city smoking crack cocaine has generated headlines around the world. News of the video, which was not produced by the journalists, has also raised questions – some of them for the first time in Canada – on the way in which journalists gather and report on people and events. A panel will look beyond the headlines of this watershed moment to discuss the media’s treatment of Mayor Ford, who has not acknowledged the allegations, and the broader implications for society. Christie Blatchford has written for all four Toronto-based newspapers. She has won a National Newspaper Award for column writing and in 2008 won the Governor-General’s Literary Award in non-fiction for her book Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army. Christie is currently the National Post and Postmedia columnist. Kevin Donovan is the Investigative Editor at the Toronto Star and a senior reporter. He has won the Michener Award for Public Service Journalism, three National Newspaper Awards and three Canadian Association of Journalists Awards. He is the author of ORNGE: The Star Investigation That Broke the Story. Edward Keenan serves as senior editor and lead columnist at The Grid magazine in Toronto. An eight-time finalist at the National Magazine Awards, he was the top editor at Eye Weekly, is a contributing editor at Spacing magazine and writes widely on politics, sports and culture. Lisa Taylor, LLM, teaches at the School of Journalism, Ryerson University. Lisa spent a decade with CBC Radio & Television in a wide range of journalistic roles, including a co-creator and host of two nationally-broadcast series. Among other courses, Lisa, a former lawyer, teaches Law & Ethics in the Practice of Journalism.
Disruption in the newsroom Sep 24, 2013 - 12:00 PM EDT There’s no question that the disruptive effect of the web is felt by the media industry. As we continue hearing declarations such as ‘the writing’s on the wall’ and ‘companies are going over the cliff’, news outlets are working hard to adapt to change. In this discussion, we’ll sit down with three of the most innovative minds in Canadian media to explore how their organizations are getting in front of this massive wave of change. The moderator is Kim Fox, ScribbleLive’s Scribble Market Content Director and the panellists are , David Skok, director of digital, for Global News, Anjali Kapoor, director of News Strategy at The Globe and Mail, and Kenny Yum, managing editor at AOL Canada, where he oversees HuffPost Canada, AOL.ca and AOL’s other editorial properties.
Gawking, Gossip and Crowdfunding: Is this the New Journalism? Sep 19, 2013 - 9:00 PM EDT John Cook, editor-in-chief of Gawker, in conversation with Jeffrey Dvorkin, program director of the journalism program at the University of Toronto Scarborough and media ethics commentator.
How the Boston bombing was covered in real time Sep 17, 2013 - 11:11 AM EDT The Boston Marathon bombings and Watertown manhunt challenged real-time reporters in many ways. Between the trauma, mixed reports, faulty tweets, photos rushed to publication and people rushing to find loved ones – how did they discern what's right? And how did they make that decision when mere seconds separated them from their competition? This week's chat brings WCVB's Neil Ungerleider and the Toronto Star's Lesley Ciarula Taylor together with five journalists from Boston.com and the Boston Globe – Adrienne Lavidor-Berman, Wesley Lowery, Martine Powers, Catherine Cloutier and Teresa Hanafin. They'll be discussing how they covered the bombings and aftermath – what they'd do again, what they'd change and what they learned. The chat runs Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 12-1 p.m.
How to cover politics in real time Sep 10, 2013 - 10:10 AM EDT Scandals. Backroom deals. Cover-ups. Political reporting has it all. Your audience is politically savvy and wants to push beyond the headlines. Real-time reporting before, during and after a political event provides insight into how world's governmental gears run –and this week's panel are experts on doing just this. This chat runs Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 12-1 p.m. ET.
How to cover court in real time Aug 27, 2013 Is reporting on court cases in real-time in the public interest, or does it have the potential to do more harm than good? How does adding a real-time element change the role of a court reporter? What are the legal limitations around reporting directly from inside the courtroom?
How to teach real-time reporting in school Aug 13, 2013 - 9:28 AM EDT As real-time content becomes increasingly important in the world of journalism, professors are embracing the digital world and bringing liveblogs into the classroom.
How to cover sports in real time Aug 6, 2013 - 11:02 AM EDT
How to run a successful live chat Jul 30, 2013 - 10:30 AM EDT One of the most popular ways many content publishers are incorporating real-time content into their production schedule is by hosting live chats with experts, celebrities and other notable guests. But how do you keep your content and topics fresh, consistently land awesome guests and cultivate the community you need? Our panelists this week will share their tips and tricks from their collective chat-hosting experience. And yes, we realize the meta nature of this chat. As such, our panelists will answer any questions you may have as well. Submit them in the comment box here.
Building a real-time newsroom Jul 30, 2013 As the game of journalism evolves, so should the players. With real-time becoming an expected and integral part of content, editors are faced with the responsibility of building real-time-savvy newsrooms. But are all journalists keeping pace?
A Scribbler in Europe: a nEUsroom exploration Jul 28, 2013 - 7:41 PM EDT In which our hero attempts to visit every Scribble-wielding European newsroom that isn't currently on vacation.
Leafs vs. Sens Feb 17, 2013 In which I experience a Torontonian right of passage
Trekking through Spain Sep 5, 2012 Liveblogging my trip across the country
The live commute Oct 27, 2014 Everything between here and there

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