InVID at Computational Journalism Workshop. Mr. Denis Teyssou from Agence France-Presse, a member of the InVID consortium, took part at the Computational Journalism Workshop that was held in Rennes, France on March 15 2016 (http://compjournalism2016.irisa.fr/). A presentation of the InVID project and the challenges ahead, accompanied by a couple of early prototypes videos (Twitter historical search and searching Youtube videos through thumbnail search) were given, highlighting the necessity for their automation. The audience of the workshop were journalists, scientists, technology experts and students. The slides of the presentation can be seen bellow:
InVID at Crossmedia Day. Mr. Jochen Spangenberg from Deutsche Welle, a member of the InVID consortium, will attend the Crossmedia Day that will take place in Leipzig, Germany on March 4 2016 (http://www.netzwerk-medien-trainer.de/crossmedia-tag/). At this conference, the need for verified User Generated Content (UGC) will be stressed, and the activities and plans of the InVID project at this direction will be promoted to a wide audience consisting of journalists, media folks, media strategists and managers.
InVID suggests SMnews 2016, the First “Social Media in the Newsroom” workshop (SMnews 2016) that will be co-located with the International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2016), and will take place in Cologne, Germany, on 17th May, 2016. More information can be found at: http://www.smnews.newslab.ie/
InVID suggests SNOW 2016, the Third Workshop on Social News On the Web that is held in Montreal, Canada in conjunction with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016) on April 12th
2016. For further information about the workshop please follow the link: http://www.snow-workshop.org/
InVID suggests NewsIR16, the First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval that will take place in Padua, Italy on 20-23 March 2016, in conjunction with ECIR 2016. For more information please visit http://research.signalmedia.co/newsir16/