The Social Impact of Digital Storytelling
On Friday , the fifth edition of the News Impact Summit (NIS London) will be held on the campus of LSE – London School of Economics and Political Science – in the heart ofin the. The NIS London will centre on the theme “The Social Impact of Digital Storytelling” and shed light on how digital age journalism plays a role in the resulting social impact, whether it is during the general election, natural disasters, or humanitarian conflicts.
Organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC), the Google News Lab, and LSE’s Polis think-tank, this one full-day public event will feature some of the best practices in digital news reporting, data-driven storytelling, and user-generated content (UGC) investigation from all around the world. The event brings together leading journalists and media experts from diverse backgrounds including international and UK media, independent journalism organisations, and advocacy groups. Participants will have an opportunity to join the debate with the experts and attend the skills training workshops on topics varying from internet research and UGC investigation to free geo tools such as Google Earth, Maps, and Street View.
Sign up now for this free event open to all journalists, editors, newsroom managers, journalism trainers, J-school students, and other stakeholders. (Lunch and drinks will be offered free of charge. Limited seats available.)