The Emmys are tonight, television’s night to pat itself on the back. And, like every award show before it over the last year or so, this event will have a huge social media component — from Twitter, to Facebook, to Youtube, to the check-in services and the metrics folks. How to keep up?
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Micah sifry @Riy Riyaad.Minty@gmail.com on a big expansion drive as a network. 10 separate, including sports. Two audiences , audience in Arab world and a global audience. Social — people trust people Showed a slide created Five years ago. Included iPod in it’s virtuous circle (needs to be updated he said) We focus on the story - goes into the story of the fruit seller in Tunisia. Someone was able to record the man setting himself on fire. We were able to take it and put it into context. Majority of the world took this story late. We were early. #Egypt asma Mahfouz 18 Jan. #jan25 hashtag Video of events in Egypt Look back on Egypt, in the space of a couple of days. People’s revolution. Tech enabled it. All about people. We tried to get as much info as possie 2k a day sent to us. Be able to deal when tech goes down. How do you make sense of it. So much coming out there. Tweets coming out of America. When tech goes down, what do you do. You have to give back to the community Microfeporting ajelive Live blog promoted tweets Most retreated news network on twitter because people trust us Most tweeter link on twitter. Only way to watch us was the live stream in New York Going to our audience. Live stream on Facebook Goto place for live coverage. Access us on multiple platforms #demandaljazeera — enter zip and worked with meetup provider Are in negotiations in the us. Eventually we became the news. What drives us is the truth. Families have been arrested. That has happened, like people getting arrested inSyria saying ‘how do you like al Jazeera now’ Andrew — trust and verification. Crowd sourcer. His verification legitimizing was very public. how much very visibly questioning We ask the question. A lot happens on the back end. The public side is resource intensive. If it is exclusive, we will do the checking. Can’t do it All. AR new type of human that doesn’t trust, and understands networks. These young people collective, not an individual. The power of the hashtag. People are feeling a lot more empowered. Ifnit doesn’t have a hashtag, maybe doesn’t matter. I. Some parts of the world Sifry Job is strategy side. Distribution of flip cams. Network level train newsroom how to use the tools and how to verify. Skills pulled into the newsroom and then to pull back and observe. Sifry listening tool but to us not just the citizen journalism. Example Iranian election CNN shoeing fashion shows and #Cnnfail Story fail Egypt Palestinian stiffness a bug story for us, had to walk over and say to switch our coverage. Al j role — might have take. A lot longer without AJ there. People who are oppressed will find a way. Sifry Bahrain coverage. Truth or harder B was a different story. We were getting Lot of information. Only so many cameras. After egypty had. People flown in secretly and just released. We trybto focus on the story. Don’t focus on the backbones but people using the backbones. Followm people on the ground. Very few people have password. Master account. Got Email on twitter today with suggestion Hack account. No one step solution figure as much as possible. Want more protection. Question from a psychologist, running for president of association. Asked about generTiin divide Arab world those who are watching it on tv are Omer. The gap will always be there. In this pArt of the world are more connected. Agency guy — reputation as anti-American and network has little coverage Our strategy is making out content as assessable as possible on social channels. Brett fro access Network of citizen journalists. 7 years for non licensed vehicles. Protocols to protect We don’t release any information. Govt posting pictures. People In Arab world are no linger scared. Digital security — database. Arab language is a very difficult. Guinea pig. Usage patterns are different. More English on twitter and more Arabic on twitter. Arabic hashtags are very difficult. We aren’t a tv station but a media company. Working with journalists for the last seven months. Turkey and Balkans are a challenge. Trying to make it a model. Funding state funded platform. Qatar govt. independent editor Rial board. Other orgs are commercially driven Shift in how they deal with us. There is a difference. Big shift. Steve Boyle — theater director and a terrorism survivor. Reported news not true? Gossiping refugee camps in Kenya . World not talking about it. Don’t choose ansife and no one is talking about it. A wakeup call for me. Live terracing creates Wareness. 10 dollars can save a life literally. Joe plotkin - activist p2p communication - judgement in your reporting. Most fundamental thing we do is context. We always lol at the why. Why is this happening. ThT is what we focus, different than the other networks. Tweets on screen. Get a wide selection of tweets that are representative. Against putting rling tweets in a screen. For curation. On segment of Africa is tweeting and one segment is not eating. Give people the skills and don’t tellthem what to do with it. Vox pops. Video burned on DVD in Syria and take them to the border with Jordan and throwing them across and getting them to AJ. People are going to be more empower. People have a voice and if you don’t tell the story. News orgs sitting in the middle, focusng through the noise. People have a voice. And people have to trust you. Sent from my iPhone
Students have done their first audiovisual slide shows at this point in the semester. First visually based all-class lecture.
Photojournalism, filmmaker and founder of a startup. Iraq and Afghanistan. Images were published widely, not much impact. Society had become numb to the pictures, not conveying reality on the ground. Financial crisis hit and finances dried up. July 2009, embeded with Marines in Afghanistan, in Echo company 28. Surrounded and attacked continusiouly. 1 marine killed the first day, 12 exaustion.
Canon 5d to capture audio and get cinematic shots from the camera while running. Trailer. Hell and Back Again. Powerful image of a young man holding a 45 into his mouth. Sgt. Nathan Harris was shot, hip. Yadkinville, NC. Spent time with him and his wife and story evolved into coming back from the war, to a society that has no connection to your experience. Movie will come out into theaters next month.
Emotional gap, couldn’t bring into situation. Developed new camera that captures entire human field of view. Circular image, wide angle. Project that into a dome, sphere cut in half. Image undistorts and recreates original scene. Ipad and gyro help and create experience.
Facebook.com/ConditionOne Ah Shit.
At the core of the storytelling, is technology that helps tell stores in an entirely different way.
Following Danfung, my first line in my notes, is innovation is not just about technology to create and craft stories that can engage the audience and take them to that environment.
Humanize, personalize and realize
1994, Rwanda 800,000 were killed with machet”es, rape was used as a weapon of war. MediaStorm challenged to humanize those numbers, an experience that people could connect with. Intended consequences. Torgovnik
Child telling a story from a pictures of skeletons. Video. 60 second introduction to 14 minutes long. Available on MediaStorm. Translate portrait series into multimedia experience to allow audiences to understnad and give these women a voice.
News 21 project
Team of students at UNC decided to focus on the issue of coal. The gray space, plan of innovation, not a device, nor delivery method. Personalize experience and make it relevant. Character driven, hero journey. Create motion graphics, relited on data and interactives, and poetic interludes that connect the dots.
Motion graphics — video from the fied that leas to a more personal experience. Motion graphics overlayed over b roll. 6,200 pounds of coal a year. Call to action, to calculate your own coal usage. Returns a graphic that allows you to enter information and get effects and impacts of coal for you.
Connection, using technology to establish that reconnect. Great story has to be at the core. People connect with and engage. Working on a documentary for five years, 1000 Little Cuts. Voices behind video b roll
Architecture School. Data sets.
Show in Paris, philospher and photographer, and an architect and
Terre Natale — 360 degree projection. 6 scenes which use global data to illustrate world population is in motion. Current political economic and environmental forces.
Migrants remit up to 300 billion to delveoping coutnries alond. 60 deeloping countries receive teh remtances from 12 nations. US receives the most migrans and sends the most remittane. Mexico, India, Phillipines, China, Vietman.
Show a video of the video. OGL is part of the technology behind it. Remittances are now declinging. But, they are more robust than the global economy. Doing workshops in ities around the world. Focus on area with high concentrations of migrants. Photos of places with remittance, supermakrets restaurant, hair cutting salons and butchers. Quisqueyana, Roosevelt Ae. in Queens. Every three blocks the ethiniciy changes. Really diverse area of igrants. Not that they live there, but many institutions. Moneygram. Johannesburg. Little Seegal, East 116th Street. Tuba, just outside of Dakkar, from 200k in 1970 and 2 million by now, funded by remittances from Muri. Fake Prada products, street vendors pool their moneya nd send it home.
Mapping Main Street. Looking for Main Street. Map them all aorund the coutry. Mappingmainstret.org. Allow people to upload mainstreets. Remittances, Barcelona to Pakistan.
Vega — bring together flickr, upload videos. Actually curate and reedit stories and edit together. Not just crowd sourced. Get some validity behind behind the data.
Competition AArchitecture and justice. ake court data, instead of mapping the crime, mapped the home address fo the person as incarcerated. Prison admission maps. Large amounts of money spent in small areas of city. Mass migration to prison, 95 percen come back home. community District 16 has 3.5 pct of population but around 8 percent of prison admission. Brownsville. Powerful data stories.
40 pcernt evntually returned to prison.
Have done this project. What if more money would spent on these place in teh city, would the city look different. I think it would.
Burt in Afghanistan after 9/11. Worked in Europe, Soviet Union and Aisa and was embeded in Iraq. Had a chance to come back to US and od th Kniht Fellowship at Stanford. Got back into the tech scene. Social Media makes everyone a reporter. When I say that , mean a witness. Specifically saying reporter. All these events someone is on the ground there, get photos and video, places where reporters cant go. Amazing opportunity to use this as a soucrce. So much of it. THe real time stream and it’s overwhelming and is forgotten. Passes by when d
@ReallyVirtual. Go away heloicpter — before I take out my giant Swattter :-\
@keithurbahn So I’m told by a reputable person that they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.
Things are moving so quickly. We are trying to reinves story telling. Artilces put together designed for print. Storify is about reinventing stortelling into a new mediu. Examples of stories.
BrooklynInk, RWI class. Mlimedi version of the story, Maps, text, context. Tweets from news channels. Context with eye witnesses on teh gorun. Twitpics, vides.
Had people do this for all sorts of cases. Daily Beast using storify. Amazing content from the groud. Earthquek. Hurricane Weather Channel.
NYT when Jobs stopped won. Throwing all the reaction. Pulling elements out of realtime stream. What they have to say is interesting.
Doing his own Stoify during the panel.
Your awful dates, in 140 characters.
216.1k bad dates.
Bloomberg vs. Booker in Washington Post.
Regular story too, quoting Twitter and tweets. Active elements on Storify.
Beause stories are dragging and dropping. Emphasisze that
A journalist put togethe a storyify with the words for Imagine. 4.1k views.
A story is a collection of different story elements. trying to make stories social and born of the internet.