Impressive Panel of Speakers Announced for 2015 Digital Journalism World Media Summit in May

With innovations in news reporting methodology and technology, today's newsroom can now be further enhanced for live news reporting, live video streaming and live blogging.
2015-04-14 10:00 2065

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Journalism World, which will take place May 11-12, 2015 at the One Farrer Hotel in Singapore, is Asia's most important news media summit.

This year the event will feature an impressive panel of presenters from major news media organizations such as CNN Digital, Huffington Post, BBC News, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Cambodia Daily, Google and Yahoo to deliberate the industry's hottest issues and key trends impacting the way news is gathered and shared.

The summit will feature many icons of industry, journalists who have given the news world a different take on news reporting and engagement with readers. To address the audience on "Doing media differently -- an update on methodology and technology", Innovation Address speaker Tim Pool is a journalist whose unique style of interactive broadcast journalism exists at the intersection of social and mainstream media. His use of augmented eyewear to cover the protests in Cairo and Brazil won him international fame in the news domain and his livestreams attracted more than 750,000 unique views in a single day. In another exciting session, presenter Andy Carvin, who is also known as the 'man who tweets revolutions' and also an icon in the journalism sphere, will be discussing how he covered elections and disasters with open source intelligence and reporting on Twitter.

There has never been a more exciting time than this. With new methodology and technology for news reporting available, the newsroom can be better equipped for exciting coverage of the news by integrating life reporting with video streaming and live blogging.  

The summit will cover key themes of:

  • Data driven stories
  • Open source intelligence for covering crises
  • Data visualizations and infographics
  • Social sharing and publishing
  • Strategies for mobile engagements with younger audiences
  • Wearables, bots and virtual reality in news reporting
  • Engaging the community and managing trolls

The summit will feature a top notch panel of speakers:

  • Martin Stabe, Head, Interactive News, Financial Times
  • Ethan Klapper, Senior Social Media Editor, The Huffington Post
  • Robin Moroney, Communications Manager, Google
  • Etan Horowitz, Senior Mobile Editor, CNN Digital
  • Adam Najberg, Asia Digital Editor, Wall Street Journal 
  • Tim Pool, Director of Media Innovation & Senior Correspondent, Fusion
  • Ryan O'Connor, Creative Director, News Online, BBC News
  • Andy Carvin, Editor-in-Chief,, First Look Media
  • Greg Barber, Director Digital News Projects, The Washington Post
  • Hille van der Kaa, Professor, Future Media, Fontys School of Applied Sciences
  • Joshua Wilwohl, Online Editor, The Cambodia Daily
  • James A. Neufeld, Founder & CEO, SAM
  • Hamish Boland-Rudder, Online Editor, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
  • Mark Johnson, South-East Asia correspondent, The Economist
  • Robb Montgomery, CEO, Visual Editors, Founder, Smart Film School, Berlin Germany
  • Mat Yurow, Associate Director, Audience Development, The New York Times
  • Esa Makinen, Data and Interactives Editor, Helsingin Sanomat
  • Marc Lourdes, Yahoo News Digest
  • Adam Najberg, Asia Digital Editor, The Wall Street Journal
  • Jim Roberts, Chief Content Editor, Mashable

Meet Asia's news media professionals from editorial team, digital editors, news producing and news design teams, social media and mobile strategies teams. Get more information at

Digital Journalism World Summit 2015 is organized by Asher Russell Pte Ltd, the organizer of Native Advertising Summit, Interactive News Design, and the Digital Journalism World series.

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