6 ways to find and tell stories for modern news businesses

1. PERSONALIZED & HYPERLOCAL

'News you can use' customized to the individual and their community

Tech, apps and innovators to watch:

  • Amazon's Alexa semantic analysis and AI
  • Reuters TV personalized video news app
  • Whereby.us and Spirited Media reinvent local journalism

2. SOCIAL MEDIA EVALUATION

Interrogating the networks behind the noise

Tech, apps and innovators to watch:

  • First Draft News verification and debunking
  • Reuters News Tracer
  • Dataminr Twitter analysis

3. BIG DATA & ROBO-JOURNALISM

AI crunches the numbers, editors supply the analysis

Tech, apps and innovators to watch:

  • Platfora big data discovery app
  • Relsci relationship science
  • Google News Lab interactive tools

 

4. COLLABORATIVE  & CITIZEN JOURNALISM
Citizen content comes of age

Tech, apps & innovators to watch:

  • Bellingcat open source tools for citizen journalists
  • Hearken audience listening
  • Newsflare UGC video marketplace



5. AWAY FROM THE MAINSTREAM

Global voices, untold stories and the issues that really matter to audiences

Tech, apps & innovators to watch:

  • Drone journalism reaches where humans can't
  • Bridge by Meedan translates the global web

6. SOCIAL JOURNALISM
Does business salvation lie in social utility?

Tech, apps & innovators to watch:

  • The Coral project open-source tools to engage with communities

Discover more about Newsgathering 3.0

Read this report to understand the newsgathering approaches that successful news businesses can adopt to survive in our digital, social and mobile world. 


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Sources:
Reuters Institute Digtial News Reprt
BBC Future of News Report
 

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