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Meet Sourcefabric at News Impact Summit Prague

by Veronika Divišová 12.10.2016
The News Impact Summit is coming to Prague on 14 October, follow it live on Live Blog | Photo: EJC
The News Impact Summit is coming to Prague on 14 October, follow it live on Live Blog | Photo: EJC

As a global organisation, Sourcefabric has worked abroad more than in the Czech Republic, even though our headquarters are in Prague. But we’re always looking for ways to cooperate more successfully with Czech news organisations. It is a great opportunity for everyone working in the media and tech sectors in the Czech Republic that the European Journalism Center and the Google News Lab have brought to Prague the News Impact Summit. And we are proudly cooperating in organising this summit as a strategic partner.

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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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Growing stronger every year

by Letizia Gambini 27.09.2016
The whole Sourcefabric team at our annual gathering, Sourcecamp
The whole Sourcefabric team at our annual gathering, Sourcecamp

Once a year, we bring all of our brilliant minds together to connect around what matters to us most. We call it Sourcecamp and this is how it looks. Who wouldn’t want to work with such an inspiring group of people? If you’d like to join us, find your next dream job here: https://sourcefabric.org/en/home/jobs/

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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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The case for APIs

by Emma Van Sant 23.08.2016
Photo by Florian Klauer (CC BY 1.0)
Photo by Florian Klauer (CC BY 1.0)

There’s no quick fix for keeping pace with digital innovation in the news industry, but one thing is for sure, the usage of APIs should be fundamental in any digitally-oriented newsroom looking to keep pace with quickly-changing trends. What is an API and why is it important? What is the role of APIs in the newsroom? How can they be used for monetising journalism? We make the case for APIs.

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Meet the people behind microwav.fm

by Eva Dangendorf 10.08.2016
Tbilisi Street, July 2016
Tbilisi Street, July 2016 "Be Happy" | Photo: Eva Dangendorf

Meet the people behind the microwav.fm, a project to bring online radio to human rights activists in the South Caucasus region. This blog post will introduce the people without whom our work would not have been possible: our ground base and coordinators who we have worked with for the last two years.

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Making innovation meaningful

by Douglas Arellanes 2.08.2016
Douglas Arellanes, Co-founder and Director of Innovation
Douglas Arellanes, Co-founder and Director of Innovation

Like many words these days, the word ‘innovation’ has lost a lot of its currency through overuse. In this blogpost, our Director of Innovation, Douglas Arellanes explains how we make innovation meaningful in Sourcefabric and how we make sure that innovation keeps moving in all directions to benefit newsrooms worldwide.

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Our impact in 2015

by Letizia Gambini 15.06.2016
The stories of our users is at the centre of our Annual Report 2015
The stories of our users is at the centre of our Annual Report 2015

It’s always difficult to condense one full year in a few pages. That’s why we didn’t. We rather gave the voice to our partners, and let them show the impact our technology makes through bringing innovation to media organisations. We are proud to present our 2015 Annual Report.

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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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