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The shift from Live Blog 2.0 to 3.0: everything you need to know

by Holman Romero 23.09.2015
Live Blog is a part of the ecosystem of Superdesk tools for journalism
Live Blog is a part of the ecosystem of Superdesk tools for journalism

Today marks the release of Live Blog 3.0 beta. While this is exciting, it brings up some important questions about the differences between the 2.0 and 3.0 versions. What's new in 3.0? Why is 3.0 considered a completely different product than 2.0? What does Superdesk have to do with all of this? Read on my friends...read on.

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Introducing two new Superdesk developers

by Magdalena Klein 2.09.2015
Photo by Sourcefabric
Our new Superdesk developers: Nemanja (on the left) and Aleksandar (on the right) I Photo by Sourcefabric

Among the latest additions to our organisation were three new developers. We’ve already introduced Oleg, the Booktype developer. Here’s the joint team profile of the two Superdesk developers: Aleksandar and Nemanja.

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Why integrating image verification in the newsroom matters

by Letizia Gambini 18.06.2015
The Verified Pixel team in action | photo by Samaruddin Stewart
The Verified Pixel team in action | photo by Samaruddin Stewart

Images always increased the power of a story. And this never more so than today. The proliferation of smartphones and digital cameras means that when news occurs, the first person to capture it will likely not be a journalist. User-generated content is flooding newsrooms, however, it seems newsrooms struggle with verification of this content, frequently misunderstand it, or — at worst — ignore it completely.

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Notes from the 2015 International Journalism Festival in Perugia

by Douglas Arellanes 23.04.2015
Hosting the festival in a location this beautiful is just one of the many things that the Perugia journalism festival does right. I Photo: Holman Romero (CC by 3.0)
Hosting the festival in a location this beautiful is just one of the many things that the Perugia journalism festival does right. I Photo: Holman Romero (CC by 3.0)

Always one of the best journalism events on the calendar each year, the Perugia International Journalism Festival left me interested and inspired as usual. Spanning 5 days with over 600 speakers at the festival (not to mention our own presentation on Superdesk), there was plenty to be excited about. 

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Welcome to Superdesk.org!

by Emma Van Sant 20.04.2015
Superdesk.org has everything you need to know about the latest Superdesk developments. Check it out.
Superdesk.org has everything you need to know about the latest Superdesk developments. Check it out.

 Welcome to our new website for all things related to Superdesk. We hope you enjoy exploring our new page. Let us know what you think!

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Superdesk goes to Italy

by Douglas Arellanes 14.04.2015
Meet Superdesk in Perugia | Photo by Bruno Merinho CC BY 1.0
Meet Superdesk in Perugia | Photo by Bruno Merinho CC BY 1.0

 Superdesk is headed to the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy. What are the main Superdesk features right now? What does the future roadmap look like? Learn about this and more during our session presentation this Saturday. 

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Behind the scenes: Superdesk screenshots

by Theo Schwinke 1.12.2014
Want to see more of Superdesk? We can walk you through it. Email us at contact@sourcefabric.org.
Want to see more of Superdesk? We can walk you through it. Email us at contact@sourcefabric.org.

We’re still a few months away from Superdesk beta, but we wanted to share with you some of the designs and functioning features of Superdesk.

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So just what is Superdesk anyway?

by Douglas Arellanes 20.11.2014
Superdesk is under development and will be in production in Q3 2015. | Photo Sourcefabric (CC BY SA)
Superdesk is under development and will be in production in Q3 2015. | Photo Sourcefabric (CC BY SA)

Superdesk is an end-to-end news creation, production, curation, distribution and publishing platform. Built by journalists, for journalists, Superdesk has a modular software design that enables news organizations to pick and choose the functionality relevant to their business.

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From the ground up from down under

by Sava Tatić 11.11.2014
AAP is joining Sourcefabric's efforts to develop an end-to-end newsroom management system. I Photo by Corey Leopold (CC BY 2.0)
AAP is joining Sourcefabric's efforts to develop an end-to-end newsroom management system. I Photo by Corey Leopold (CC BY 2.0)

Australian Associated Press (AAP), the cornerstone of Australia’s news-media scene for nearly 80 years, and Sourcefabric have just signed an agreement to replace AAP’s aging newsroom system with Superdesk.

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Australian news agency AAP joins Superdesk effort

by Theo Schwinke 11.11.2014
Design concept for Superdesk dashboard. | Photo Sourcefabric (CC by 2.0)
Design concept for Superdesk dashboard. | Photo Sourcefabric (CC by 2.0)

Open source software developer Sourcefabric has signed Australian Associated Press to help develop an end-to-end news creation, production, curation, distribution and publishing platform. The two parties are inviting other news publishers to participate in the project, called Superdesk.

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