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Top media representatives to give keynotes at scoopcamp 2018

scoopcamp to feature workshops on VR, design thinking, new technologies for newsrooms

The scoopcamp for media innovations and trends in journalism celebrates its tenth anniversary on September 27, 2018. Delegates can expect an international speaker line-up as well as presentations and workshops beginning with Jochen Wegner of ZEIT Online. During his keynote entitled, “What should we do? Journalism for the 21st Century”, Wegner takes a look at journalism later this century. Wegner is also the recipient of the scoop Award 2018, which will be presented on September 28, 2018 in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt.

Keynotes and workshops

The list of high-calibre speakers at this year’s scoopcamp also includes Nonny de la Peña, founder and CEO of Emblematic Group, and hailed as the “Godmother of Virtual Reality” as well conversion expert Marius Thorkildsen, of Schibsted Media Group which owns some of the largest newspapers in Sweden and Norway. Sally Lehrman, the U.S. founder of The Trust Project, will give a keynote about the crisis of trust in journalism and how her project can overcome it. Several interactive workshops and discussion have also been scheduled. Matthias Kuhr of nextReality.Hamburg will talk about “AR and VR as new tools for an improved basis of communication” while Holger Wiebe and Thomas Strothjohann, both of ZEIT Online, report on “Design Thinking: My Country Talks”.

Media Worker Report 2.0

The presentation of the Media Worker Report 2.0, which was researched and produced in co-operation with nextMedia.Hamburg, XING and Deloitte is likely to prove another highlight. In recent months, media workers from all over Germany were asked about their professional circumstances and preferences the results of which form a representative study. Those behind the report will present the key facts and figures live on stage. The panel, chaired by Daniel Bröckerhoff of ZDF heute+ will feature media experts such as Sven Gösmann, dpa, and Joachim Dreykluft, sh:z.

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