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Thursday, September 14 • 15:00 - 17:00
Hands on: Make annotated articles for live fact checking TV speeches! (without writing a single line of code)

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True or false?: Major political events are regularly covered on live TV, and all of them feature speakers with an agenda. When the lens of public attention shines on politicians it is important for journalists to be able to contextualise their messages as quickly and effectively as possible. During this session we will teach participants about open source tools that are being used today by live fact checkers to create annotated transcripts. They will learn about an open service called Opened Captions and how it can be used get real time transcriptions of political speeches. This is an hands on session, drawing on experience from Vox and NPR collaboration participants will also be shown how to export the annotated speech into a news article static web page, that could be ready for publication, without having to write a single line of code.

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Pietro Passarelli

Former Knight-Mozilla Fellow with Open News at Vox Media 2016, autoEdit.io
Pietro is a software developer and documentary filmmaker. He is passionate about projects that sit at the intersection between software development and video production, both in terms of the growing trend of interactive documentaries but also as tools for making video production and... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 15:00 - 17:00 GMT-03
Sala Auditorio Konex - Sarmiento 3131
  • timeSuggested 42984
  • skillsAndBackground Just interest in how to create annotated articles annotate
  • skillsAndBackgroundLevel None
  • twitter pietropassarell
  • suggestedProfile Hackers & SoftwareDevelopers, Hacks & Journalists & Editors
  • requirements good internet connection, it be good if participants have their own computers.
  • expectedOutcome Participants will walk away with their own system in place for live-transcript annotation.  They will also more generally understand how to utilise open source tools to accomplish their goals.
  • Have you been in the Buenos Aire yes
  • Do you participate in any commun yes
  • Tell us which is the community t Hacks/Hackers, Jurno coders,
  • creator name Pietro Passarelli
  • creator email pietro.passarelli@gmail.com

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