REVEAL @ Monitoring Forum Munich on 7 DecNovember 7, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
Meet the REVEAL team from Software AG at the Monitoring Forum 2016 in Munich, Germany, on 7 December 2016. SAG staff will be represented at the event that focuses on the interplay of social media monitoring with digital marketing with an information booth.
Automated Multimedia Verification @ MediaEval 2016November 1, 2016 | Stuart Middleton
The MediaEval 2016 workshop took place 20-21 October 2016 at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum, Netherlands, right after ACM Multimedia 2016 in Amsterdam. The REVEAL team were present and won the ‘automated verification of multimedia’ challenge! Read More
REVEAL Workshop Review & ResourcesSeptember 23, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
On 20 Sep 2016 we conducted the final REVEAL workshop. Almost 90 participants attended and joined in lively discussions about challenges and approaches regarding the use and verification of social media in news. Judging by the feedback received, and following comments on Twitter under the conference hashtag #smvw16, we can call it a big success and are delighted with the outcome!
Few days to go – last minute chance to join (free!) REVEAL workshopSeptember 5, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
On 16 September 2016 we are hosting the final REVEAL workshop. There are a few places left. If you want to secure one of them, register now! It’s free – and very worthwhile to attend if you are interested in verification of user-generated content, journalistic challenges and how technology can aid in the process.
REVEAL workshop on 16 Sept 2016August 29, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
On Friday 16 September 2016 the REVEAL project consortium is hosting a one day workshop south of Athens, Greece, in which participants will raise and discuss various aspects of social media verification. This includes showcasing how technology can aid in the process. The event is free of charge, but requires prior registration. Don’t miss out!
Observational study – how do journalists really verify UGC?August 19, 2016 | Stuart Middleton
The importance of user generated content (UGC) in journalism is growing relentlessly   . Smartphones have high quality cameras able to take excellent eyewitness images, record videos of events as they happen and even stream videos in real-time. Eyewitness media will often appear on Social Networks before any mention occurs on mainstream news channels. Read More
Dealing with UGC and its ownership – Interview with DW’s Head of Social Media NewsJuly 20, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
How do news providers deal with user-generated content? What are current challenges, especially with regards to content ownership and copyright? Deutsche Welle’s Head of Social Media News, Kristin Zeier, tells us about current practices and respective issues.
Online Hate Speech & Content PolicingJuly 20, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
The Centre for IT & IP Law at KU Leuven have recently published blog posts on online hate speech and content policing. Here you can find out more and get a direct link to the respective articles.