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Smartphone journalism and digital storytelling workshops

2017. 03. 13. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

How to produce video reports by using smartphones? The workshops on digital storytelling and video journalism focused on these increasingly useful skills and participants learned their basics on 9 February and 7 March at the Center for Independent Journalism. …read more »

Podcast for beginners – the second workshop

2017. 03. 06. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

The popularity of podcast is still limited in Hungary, although it could truly challenge the current radio formats. This on-demand content is inexpensive to create and ideal to listen, especially if someone is on the move. The Center for Independent Journalism organised its second workshop on how to produce a podcast (20 February 2017). It was conducted by the producers of the weekly Hungarian podcast Meti Heteor, Ferenc Pohly (digital product developer, journalist, founding member of Origo.hu and Vs.hu) and Ádám Szedlák (journalist, blogger, podcaster). …read more »

Data journalism as an alternative to textual information

2017. 02. 01. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

Data-driven journalism tools were in the focus of the third workshop organized by the Center for Independent Journalism for journalists and media students on 25 January 2017 in Budapest. The hands-on event was led by Attila Bátorfy, journalist of Átlátszó.hu and founder of the Hungarian data blog Databánya. …read more »

Data analysing tools and methods in journalism

2017. 01. 12. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

Applying Excel and SQL Server in journalism were in the focus of the hands-on workshops organised by the Center for Independent Journalism on 12 and 13 December 2016.  The training sessions targeted journalists frequently dealing with large databases, primarily investigative reporters. On the first day the participants worked with Excel and Google Fusion Tables. They learned the basic calculating, sorting and filtering functions in order to find patterns in data. Furthermore, they practiced creating pivot tables and joining different tables for understanding the bigger picture. …read more »

Podcast for beginners

2017. 01. 11. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

What is a podcast and how to create one? The workshop held for journalists and media students on 6 December 2016 at the Center for Independent Journalism focused on this question. …read more »

Local content matters!

2017. 01. 10. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

The growing importance of local content and the changing role of editors were in the focus of the presentation delivered by Vincent Duffy, news director of Michigan Radio at the workshop co-organized by the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and the Hungarian Association of Local Radio Stations (HEROE) on 6 December 2016. …read more »

How to preserve journalistic standards in a changing media environment?

2017. 01. 09. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

This question was in the focus of the conference co-organized by the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ), the Hungarian Editors’ Forum and the Goethe-Institut  in Budapest on 5 December 2016. Hungarian and international experts discussed how the most significant changes in media technology, business, and ownership structure affect journalism. …read more »

Workshops on data journalism and data visualisation tools

2017. 01. 06. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

How to write less and still tell the same amount of information? How to find stories in a huge database? How to make an article more exciting and more compelling? Such questions were discussed during the workshops held on 23 and 29 November 2016 at the Center for Independent Journalism. …read more »

Preserving Journalistic Standards in the Age of Digital Transformation

2016. 11. 24. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

How can digital technology contribute to the production of quality content in journalism? What has happened to gatekeepers in news media? How can editors and reporters preserve their autonomy and the culture of journalism? These are the key issues to be addressed at the international conference which will take place at the premises of the Budapest Goethe-Institut on 5 December 2016. The event is co-organized by the Center for Independent Journalism, the Hungarian Editors’ Forum and the Goethe-Institut. Participation is open upon registration till Monday, 28 November 2016.

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Local journalism in the limelight

2016. 10. 05. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

The Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) conducted an online questionnaire survey about the situation of journalists working for local media in Hungary in spring of 2016. This survey, coupled with several background interviews with local journalists was presented at the international conference “Local journalism in the limelight” held on 21st September 2016. …read more »