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Wednesday, June 17 • 15:00 - 16:30
Wearable News Beyond the Gadgets

We are in the prehistory of wearable news: the devices exist, but not yet their uses in both content creation and consumption. Connected watches and other wearable devices may or may not disrupt journalism, but they will definitely be a new way to consume news through text to speech or speed-reading technologies. Sensor journalism is also on the rise, a sophisticated blend of crowdsourcing, big data and wearables. This bootcamp will allow editors to better judge the difference between gadgets and relevant new devices that improve news distribution and empower journalists and audiences.


Moderators
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Roman Gallo

CEO, GalloMultiMedia

Speakers
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Robert Hernandez

Professor, USC Annenberg
Robert Hernandez, aka WebJournalist, has made a name for himself as a journalist of the Web, not just on the Web. His primary focus is exploring and developing the intersection of technology and journalism – to empower people, inform reporting and storytelling, engage community, improve distribution and, whenever possible, enhance revenue. He is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice at USC Annenberg School for Communication and... Read More →
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Louis Jebb

Founder and Chief Executive, Immersivly
Louis Jebb is founder and chief executive of immersiv.ly, a London-based start-up that makes and sells editorial content in virtual reality. A media consultant and journalist, Louis has advised large media companies in UK, Europe and South Africa on launch and rebrand of titles since 2005. In 2010-11, consultant, and later consultant editor, in creation of i, the most successful British newspaper launch since the 1980s... Read More →
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David Sancha

COO, Xalok
Journalist with an extensive experience in technical management for media companies' projects. As a COO at Xalok, he has successfully implemented content management systems, apps for different devices and specific software for newsroom integration in several European and Latin American publishers. Former digital editor of El Periódico de Catalunya, he is also professor of digital journalism at UOC University.


Wednesday June 17, 2015 15:00 - 16:30
Sala Teatre