Aug
23
4:30 PM16:30

Guerrilla Web Publishing: starting and sustaining an online journalism project

Thomas Eagle and Andrew Staffell are the directors of Yes we work, who design and develop bylinetimes.com and other editorial, social, cultural and academic projects

Take part in this round-table discussion on self-started, self-sustaining journalism and digital-first publishing – from hyperlocal / hyperfocused websites to investigations into the biggest issues of our time. A chance to hear about some of the challenges faced and solutions tested by Byline Times, and to help define what a bootstrap framework for journalists and researchers should include.
Journalists and would-be journalists (in any medium); editors, publishers, researchers; teams with a local focus or special interest groups; developers, designers; readers, commenters and audiences.

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Aug
24
1:30 PM13:30

Making a Drama Out of A Crisis: Writing Film and TV Scripts Based on True Storie

Ellin Stain teaches screenwriting in the MA Scriptwriting program at Goldsmiths, has worked in development for production companies including Miramax and Zoetrope, and has written about movies for publications including The Times, The New York Times, Slate, and the Byline Times.

From The Crown to The Post to Bohemian Rhapsody to When They See Us, the “based on real events” script has never been more in demand. We will explore techniques for representing the “truth” of a true story while at the same time creating compelling drama.

This workshop is for anyone who is currently writing a film, television, or radio script based on real events, or anyone who is thinking about it.


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Aug
24
3:00 PM15:00

Anti-Surveillance tips for SmartPhones: keeping your contacts and movements private

SmartPhones are powerful computers with multiple radios and sensors, which also do mobile telephony. They are an essential part of our lives, but they are abused by UK and Foreign Governments, Corporation and Criminals - to track our movements, steal our money or betray secrets which we hold in trust for other people e.g. personal, political, business or journalistic confidential contacts etc. We can reduce these risks, by learning some practical SmartPhone Anti-Surveillance hints and tips from experienced Digital Privacy trainers.

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Aug
24
4:30 PM16:30

Reporting the "Secret" Family Courts - Part 1

Barrister, legal blogger and chair of The Transparency Project Lucy Reed leads a workshop looking at some of the practicalities of reporting on family court issues: where to start and what to watch out for, how to navigate the minefield of privacy and reporting restrictions, and broader developments in family court transparency and open justice, including the ‘Legal Blogging Pilot’ and Family Court Reporting Watch.

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Aug
25
4:30 PM16:30

Reporting the "Secret" Family Courts – Part 2

Barrister, legal blogger and chair of The Transparency Project Lucy Reed leads a workshop looking at some of the practicalities of reporting on family court issues: where to start and what to watch out for, how to navigate the minefield of privacy and reporting restrictions, and broader developments in family court transparency and open justice, including the ‘Legal Blogging Pilot’ and Family Court Reporting Watch.

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