Emotions and Digital Storytelling
The News Impact Summit is coming back to Amsterdam on Tuesday 13 December 2016!
The Amsterdam edition this year is our final summit in 2016, and will focus on the theme: "Emotions and Digital Storytelling". We will be covering various aspects of gaming, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, interactives and photography at the intersection of emotion and storytelling. The summit is free-of-charge for 200+ editors, newsroom managers, journalists, photographers, technologists, designers and J-school students and will be held at de Nieuwe Liefde (Address: Da Costakade 102, 1053 WP Amsterdam)
Organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Lab, this one day free-of-charge public event will bring together leading editors, journalists and experts who are spearheading innovation in digital journalism and storytelling at major media outlets such as The Guardian, The Huffington Post, ESPN, MSNBC, VPRO, and de Volkskrant. Participants will have an opportunity to join the debate with the experts and attend the skills training workshops.
Sign up now for this free event open to all journalists, editors, newsroom managers, developers, designers, and J-school students. We welcome any creative minds who are/want to become part of the future of digital journalism.
Some of the topics we will be covering are:
- Are we witnessing the evolution of storytelling in video games? What are the future possibilities, and how journalism can embrace the technological development evolving in the gaming industry?
- How do people's emotions change through interactive stories? How about VR and 360 videos? Will Mixed Reality (MR) be the next new thing in journalism?
- How should journalists deal with empathy & objectivity in telling stories? What should we know about the role of emotions in the digital environment?
- What are the tip for writing compelling op-ed in the digital age?
- How should one deal with fact-checking and verification when investigating the stories with social impact?
- Do more interactive, narrative stories lead actions and result impact on our society?