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Mission impossible? NewsXchange wants to redefine journalism

by Letizia Gambini 29.11.2016
The NewsXchange conference is an unmissable event on journalism, innovation and digital media | © NewsXchange
The NewsXchange conference is an unmissable event on journalism, innovation and digital media | © NewsXchange

As both the news business and the technology landscape continue to change in unpredictable ways, this year’s NewsXchange conference on the theme of ‘redefining journalism’ takes place 30 November - 1 December in Copenhagen, with a keynote address by Nigel Farage.

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Viacom VMA coverage with Live Blog

by Emma Van Sant 6.10.2016
This year’s annual VMAs were held on August 28th with live online coverage supported by Live Blog.
This year’s annual VMAs were held on August 28th with live online coverage supported by Live Blog.

Viacom’s MTV Video Music Awards are a yearly music industry highlight, one that we were proud to support with the use of our live event online coverage tool, Live Blog.

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Follow the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium live on Live Blog

by Letizia Gambini 9.09.2016
The M100 Sanssouci Colloquium will be covered live for the first time, thanks to Live Blog | Photo: M100
The M100 Sanssouci Colloquium will be covered live for the first time, thanks to Live Blog | Photo: M100

The 2016 edition of the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium, focusing on “War or Peace. The return of geopolitics, disintegration and the radicalisation of society in Europe” will be covered live through Live Blog. On September 15, tune in and follow the live coverage as the 60 international participants from the spheres of media, politics and academia discuss from the stunning Sanssouci Orangerie in Potsdam.

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Live Blog 3.0.9 - new release

by Karel Petrák 1.09.2016
Doing the news the open source way
Doing the news the open source way

Some software releases are more exciting than others... we can all agree on that. But flashy features don't always translate to importance. This brand new Live Blog release, 3.0.9 lacks some of the pizzazz and new features of its predecessors but includes some important bug fixes and key improvements.

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Live blogging in style with ZEIT ONLINE

by Emma Van Sant 14.06.2016

Live Blog is a powerful live blogging tool for live reporting and wouldn't be where it is today without our wonderful family of users. One such user is one of Germany's largest news organisations, ZEIT ONLINE. As one of our earliest Live Blog users, they have become intrinsic to our feedback development process, and subsequently, Live Blog has become essential to their reporting process.  

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Live reporting straight from your pocket

by Karel Petrák 9.06.2016
Report on the go with the new Live Blog reporter apps for mobile | CC BY 1.0
Report on the go with the new Live Blog reporter apps for mobile | CC BY 1.0

Great news, Live Bloggers. You can now get the news out faster with the new Live Blog Reporter app for iOS and Android. What are you waiting for? Let's get mobile. 

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Supporting Meydan TV, an independent voice on Azerbaijan from abroad

by Jan Michael Ihl 19.04.2016
Emin Milli im Meydan.tv-Büro in Berlin-Neukölln.
Emin Milli im Meydan.tv-Büro in Berlin-Neukölln.

When we say Sourcefabric supports independent journalism, we mean it. Today is a special day. After months of work side by side with the editorial team, we are unveiling the new shiny face of the Meydan TV website, an independent media project from Azerbaijan led by political dissident Emin Milli.

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Introducing sticky posts and reader comments in Live Blog

by Karel Petrák 17.03.2016
Photo by: Djordje Djokovi
Photo by: Djordje Djokovi

Live Blog is here with two brand new features! Designed to allow your readers to understand the most important news quickly and interact better with the content, we are excited to introduce reader comments and sticky posts.

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Introducing Live Coverage Ecosystem, funded by Google

by Karel Petrák 24.02.2016
The Digital News Initiative (DNI) is “a collaboration between Google and news publishers in Europe to support high quality journalism and encourage a more sustainable news ecosystem through technology and innovation.”
The Digital News Initiative (DNI) is “a collaboration between Google and news publishers in Europe to support high quality journalism and encourage a more sustainable news ecosystem through technology and innovation.”

We are pleased to announce the Live Coverage Ecosystem (LCE) funded by the Google Digital News Initiative. The LCE project will boost live reporting in news agencies by providing them with a tool to better cover live events, a way to share resources with other news agencies, the ability to monetize their live reporting and a way to integrate all of this seamlessly with their editorial systems.

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Turning Europe inside out

by Letizia Gambini 9.02.2016
Corners, turning Europe inside out | Photo: Corners
Corners, turning Europe inside out | Photo: Corners

The beauty of open source technology is that, no matter what it was initially designed to do, it can be reinterpreted, reshaped and turned inside out to better fit emerging needs. That’s what happened when we put Storyteller, Newscoop, Live Blog and Airtime in the hands of our friends at CORNERS, a platform for artists and audiences, designed and driven by cultural organisations at the edges of Europe.

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Live Blog 3.0 enables delivering real news in real time

by Letizia Gambini 8.12.2015
User interface of Climate News Mosaic Live Blog
User interface of Climate News Mosaic Live Blog

Today we announce the release of Live Blog 3.0 stable version, a completely revamped version of our open source live blogging software. Live Blog answers to the needs of media organisations and journalists covering breaking news or any other fast-paced event, such as the current UN Climate talks in Paris, or the celebrations of this year’s Polish National Day.

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Live Blog 3.0 stable and the secret to improving any software

by Karel Petrák 8.12.2015
Climate News Mosaic is currently using Live Blog 3.0 to cover the UN climate conference in Paris, France
Climate News Mosaic is currently using Live Blog 3.0 to cover the UN climate conference in Paris, France

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been working hard to make sure to release the first stable version of Live Blog 3.0. Today we announce the release of Live Blog 3.0, a completely revamped and stable version of our open source live blogging software, which brings you a redesigned UI, responsive embed codes, user roles for better newsroom collaboration, drafts and contributions for creating and editing content before it gets published and much more.

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