11.30 - 17.00 hours: Social media, apps for mobile devices and other tools for regional (investigative) journalism (on invitation)
The participants have learned how to use new apps for mobile devices, sensors, maps and other tools to do research and make new stories and
give numerous new possibilities for regional journalist. One of the results made by John Bray, one of te participants, you can see here. An overview of the apps can be find in the presentation of Hille van der Kaa.
Facebook and other social media offer new ways to find the right people to interview. Facebook Graph Search is one of their newest tools. The workshop will offer you the opportunity on how to use Facebook Graph Search.
Hille van der Kaa is a trainer and researcher at the School of Journalism and the University of Tilburg. She invents new tools for (regional) journalists with her students.Henk van Ess does amazing research on social media. He can show participants how to find people to interview in companies or other places you hardly have access to.
Delegates have attented the ROOS Dagen conference plenary opening session on Constructive Journalism with keynote speakers, Cathrine Gyldensted, a Danish investigative journalist and teacher and Björn Soenens, Head of VRT TV News in Belgium. Their session will discuss news that is relevant to society, and not unnecessarily negative, focusing on reporting news in a more engaging, constructive way.