Monthly Archives:&npsp; February 2012

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All livebloggers need is love

Those in the liveblogging sphere were not immune to the Valentine’s Day spirit yesterday. In a cute callout for affirmation, Minnesota Public Radio created a liveblog asking for readers to send in their declarations of support through the Twitter hashtag #mprlove. Messages like “My life wouldn’t be complete without @TheCurrent @NewsCut Read more…

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How to spice up soft news with a liveblog

All journalists know how hard it is to report on awareness campaigns or events lacking a hard news angle. Why not try reporting on them through liveblogs? On Feb. 8, as a part of Bell’s Let’s Talk day, CTV brought in special guests and experts to liveblog about mental health awareness. Between Read more…

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How to build real-time coverage into apps

Nearly half of consumers get their news from mobile devices. To capture those readers, a lot of ScribbleLive’s clients have built custom apps for phones and tablets; some have even incorporated our API — the building blocks of our tool  —  to push real-time coverage out to readers. The Seattle Sounders Read more…

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Same content, different designs

There are a lot of interesting ways to put your liveblog out to your readers. And it’s easy to make it available in different places, too. A great example of this is the liveblog about NHL trade deadline rumours put together by Sportsnet. Their team of journalists used LiveArticle and pulled in Tweets to Read more…

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Liveblogs: not just for breaking news

Liveblogs are ideal for covering breaking news, but what about the time between major events? ScribbleLive clients have been finding creative ways to incorporate our technology into their regular content. Take The Globe & Mail. The Canadian national newspaper runs regular discussions, including an online book club inside a liveblog. Read more…

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