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Scribble Chat round-up: Conferences and Trade Shows

Conferences and trade shows are a great setting for real-time updates—they have a beginning, a middle and an end, as well as an audience in attendance. It’s a great opportunity for clients to showcase their storytelling skills, and having a live component can bring an interactive edge to a conference or Read more…

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Scribble Chat round-up: Political reporting

From furloughed employees to allegations of crack-smoking mayors, political reporting rarely fails to entertain. Now throw in the ability for politicians and journalists to report in real-time and we have an entirely new beast to tame. On today’s Scribble Chat, we pulled in three political reporters from three different countries Read more…

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Scribble Chat round-up: Boston Bombings

The Boston Marathon bombings and Watertown manhunt challenged real-time reporters in many ways. Between the trauma, mixed reports, faulty tweets, photos rushed to publication and people rushing to find loved ones – how did they discern what’s right? And how did they make that decision when mere seconds separated them Read more…

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Scribble Chat: Managing social networks and communities

You’re Tweeting and Touting and Instagramming and Pinning. You revel in the success of your YouTube, Tumblr, Storify and WordPress pages, basking in glorious views, likes and comments. But just when you think you’ve mastered the game, a new network pops up or an old one evolves, drastically changing the Read more…

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Scribble Chat round-up: Not-for-profit Campaigns

This week, we ventured away from the world of media and took a look at how not-for-profit organizations are changing their campaigns to work with social media and fit the real-time world.

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Scribble Chat round-up: Real-time in the classroom

As journalism schools educate the next generation of reporters and editors, we have to wonder: are they learning all the skills they need to enter a rapidly changing job market? Former Scribble Chat panelist Steve Buttry has written about how important real-time skills are for getting into any modern newsroom Read more…

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Scribble Chat roundup: Real-time sports reporting

Sports were made for real time. The pace, the community, the personalities: everything translates well to a liveblog. But, like most things in life, real-time sports coverage is easy to learn but difficult to master which is why we devoted an entire Scribble Chat to it!

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Scribble Chat roundup: Real-time ethics

What unique ethical issues do journalists face when reporting in real time that they may have never faced in more traditional settings? That was the topic of our kickoff Scribble Chat—our new weekly Q&A series that focuses on real-time issues with experts and specialists.

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Creative Liveblogging: The Noon Cartoon on MSN

We’re very passionate about our platform and its potential uses, so we get very excited when we see a particularly creative example of liveblogging. MSN UK and cartoonist Matthew Buck from Hack Cartoons took liveblogging to the next level by engaging their audience and involving them in the creative process of Read more…

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Cyclists use liveblogs to interact with Giro d’Italia fans

By Lillo Montalto Monella There are two different philosophies that could be followed to liveblog a three-week road bicycle stage race. One is to make sport fans feel like they are listening to the action from an old dusty radio; the other is to recreate that captivating setting of the Read more…

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Forget immersion: welcome to experience journalism

Derrick Goold is the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s baseball writer. On his blog (brilliantly named Write Fielder), he writes about a class project from his journalism school days, where students had to immerse themselves in a story over a series of months. Goold opted to follow a politican on campaign. He 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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