Structured journalism: Creating the atoms of news

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: David Caswell of Structured Stories; Jacqui Maher of BBC News; Reg Chua of Reuters
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 11 at 11:30am
  • Location: Colorado G-J
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

**Moderated by Reg Chua, Reuters

Learn how news organizations are deploying structured databases that can be used to create narratives, visualizations and contextual information for traditional stories on the Web. Also, hear the inside story of some of the latest experiments in structured journalism

Speaker Bios

  • David Caswell is a 2015/16 Fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute and is the developer of the Structured Stories platform - a structured database for journalistic events and narratives. Caswell was previously a director of product management for news personalization at Yahoo! Inc., where he was the product lead for Yahoo!’s Knowledge Graph and Content Analysis Platform. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA.@StructStories

  • Reg Chua is Executive Editor, Editorial Operations, Data & Innovation at Reuters, where he oversees newsroom operations, safety and security, technology development and graphics, and helped bring data journalism to the newsroom. Previously he was Editor-in-Chief of the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post, a Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal and Editor of the Journal's Asia edition.

  • Jacqui Maher is an interactive journalist in BBC News Labs, working with BBC News and the World Service to find the best ways of producing and presenting stories across different platforms and languages. Prior to joining the BBC, she was at The New York Times, where she spent several years on the Interactive News desk and R&D pushing the mix of technology and reporting forward. Her background's in epidemiology, journalism and tech.

     

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