The European Broadcasting Union Social Newswire discovers, verifies and clears content from social platforms for more than 70 public media organizations across Europe. In this webcast, The Agile Newsroom to Breaking News, guest speaker Derek Bowler, Head of Social Newsgathering at the European Broadcasting Union, and Meghan Plambeck, Director of News at Dataminr, discuss the concept of an agile newsroom and how it addresses some of the challenges that newsrooms are facing today.
“For me, agile is being able to react to any story at any given moment, independent or without fear of what platform or medium it's emerging through or on,” says Bowler.
He also shares an inside look at the technology stack powering the European Broadcasting Union’s Social Newswire, including platforms like Slack, Trello, and Dataminr.
Finally, Bowler shares best practices for discovering and verifying social content that’s newsworthy.
Watch the full webcast below to learn how the social newswire evolved into an entity that serves more than 70 EBU member newsrooms.
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