Free upcoming WAN-IFRA webinars on digital news trends and using big data in newsrooms (Sept 5 & 6)

Dear Member

You can now join two free WAN-IFRA webinars which will be held in early September.
Here are the details:

WAN-IFRA Strengthening Media & Society Webinar Series:
2017 REUTERS INSTITUTE DIGITAL NEWS REPORT
by Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Research Director, Reuters Institute
Tues, 5 September 2017
2200-2320h Singapore time
Online webinar (link will be sent to registrants)

The latest 2017 Reuters Institute Digital News Report is out!

Join us to find out more about the key findings in the 2017 Report the world’s largest, on-going, international study of news and media use, covering 36 markets from all over the world!

In this free online webinar, Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, will cover the main take-aways from the 2017 report, including the continued move towards a more digital, mobile, and platform-dominated media environment, issues around trust in news and media, the rise of distributed discovery, the implications for plurality, and the business of news.

Some of our Press Club members may recall his very insightful presentation in Singapore back in March. Now join our Club Vice-President Lau Joon-Nie as she hosts this World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) webinar for journalists and editors from some 10 countries worldwide to hear him speak on the latest digital news trends.

REGISTER NOW for online access and bring your questions to the discussion which will follow his talk on the implications for journalists and publishers!

Registration link at http://bit.ly/2vAFHx0

About the Speaker:
Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and serves as Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics.

His work focuses on changes in the news media, on political communication, and the role of digital technologies in both. He is the author and editor of several books including The Changing Business of Journalism and its Implications for Democracy (2010, edited with David Levy), the award-winning Ground Wars: Personalized Communication in Political Campaigns (2012), and Political Journalism in Transition: Western Europe in a Comparative Perspective (2014, edited with Raymond Kuhn).

He gives frequent presentations at both academic conferences and industry events, and his work has been covered by a range of news media including the BBC, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Guardian, and various other international media.

WAN-IFRA Webinar Series:
APPLYING BIG DATA IN YOUR NEWSROOM
by Steffen Damborg, WAN-IFRA Global Advisory digital expert
Wed, 6 September 2017
1500-1600h Singapore time
Online webinar (link will be sent to registrants)

In this webinar, WAN-IFRA Global Advisory digital expert Steffen Damborg will offer you an exclusive preview of his session at Digital Media Asia 2017 focusing on the use of Big Data in your newsroom.

The 3 main topics of this Webinar include:
1) How algorithms can reduce churn on paid subscriptions
2) Learnings from applying your data strategy into Content that Converts
3) How machine learning increases your traffic by targeting users with recommendations and related articles.

Join us for this exciting webinar where Steffen will raise relevant cases on how Big Data is transforming the newsroom by not only making it more efficient, but also supporting publishers in building better products and services for their readers AND advertisers. You don’t have to be a huge, global brand to benefit from meaningful data – publishers both national and regional possess valuable user data and now is the time to activate it!

Sign up for this WAN-IFRA Webinar on Wed Sept. 6 at 1500-1600h SGT!
Also, bring your questions for our Webinar Q&A directly following Steffen’s presentation.

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/438264620014409731

Best regards
The Secretariat
Singapore Press Club