WAN: Is web 2.0 putting the ‘new’ in news? Where does Richard Sambrook, head of BBC Global News, get his news about web 2.0 and online developments? Not from his own British Broadcasting Corporation, but from his mates on Facebook.
Meetings of World’s Press Ends With Look Toward the Future. The 60th World Newspaper Congress, 14th World Editors Forum and Info Services Expo came to an end in Cape Town on Wednesday with an optimistic look toward the future of newspapers.
Cape Town: How a web 2.0 newspaper is born. Can you imagine that 40 000 people can work on one story for your newspaper? “Yes it is possible, we did it,” said Grzegorz Piechota, special projects editor of Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland, at the 14th World Editors Forum.
Journalists: Toads and pitbulls or creative masterminds? This conference is super awesome! Free Internet, free newspapers, free women. Free drinks, free lunch, FREE BREAKFAST!! Gosh these editors are free-loading dudes.
WAN: Millions of $$$ available for digital journalists Eric Newton is the director of journalism at the Knight Foundation. He wants to give you some money. A lot of money. Newton certainly woke up the sleepy final session of the World Editors Forum on bright ideas for newspapers by dashing into the crowd to hand out details of his scheme in a multitude of languages.
Videos from WAN Congress delegate dinner, Cape Town 2007 Two videos, courtesy of the Zoopy.com team, from the delegate dinner at the opening of the 60th World Newspaper Congress in Cape Town.