Matt Cooke

Head of International, Google News Lab

Google News Lab

Head of International

@mattcooke_uk

Biography

Matt Cooke is Head of International at the Google News Lab, a team dedicated to working with publishers to provide training, discuss innovative partnerships and experiments. Matt has been at Google for 5 years, and recently led Google's UK election and EU referendum projects - he also launched Europe’s first News Lab Fellowship scheme. Before that he was a television reporter and producer at BBC News for 8 years.

Whilst at BBC News, Matt reported on a range of stories including London's preparations for the Olympics, the Royal wedding and multiple elections. He started his career as a student journalist for The Guardian.

2 November 2017

The Future of News is Community

4 December 2017

A Year is a Long Time in Politics

13 December 2016

Emotions and Digital Storytelling

26 September 2016

Personalisation, Immersive Experience & Digital Transformation of News

12 May 2016

Trolls, Corruption, Falsehood: Reporting 'Truth' in the Digital Age

24 February 2015

New approaches and tools to cover the European Union

30 April 2015

The Future of User Engagement for News

3 September 2015

The Value of Digital Innovation & Quality Journalism

24 November 2015

Hard Journalism: Reporting Crisis, Staying Secure & Tackling Data

30 October 2015

Remixing Journalism Formats, Technology and Design

8 December 2015

The Future of Digital Journalism: Social Media, Data and Video Stories

5 June 2015

The Social Impact of Digital Storytelling