Preparing Journalism for the Age of Wearable Devices

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November 07, 2013 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Preparing Journalism for the Age of Wearable Devices
Originally Broadcast On:
November 07, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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Mobile technology brought us smartphones, then tablets. Now a new technology wave is arriving--Google Glass, smartwatches and other “wearable” computing devices.

This new class of devices will disrupt the way people get their news and information--and experience the world around them. Are you ready?

This Webinar will help you understand how news gathering, news publishing and audience engagement may change in the wearable era.

This Webinar is part of our series on the Essentials of Mobile Journalism. Get the skills you need to thrive in journalism's mobile age in this special training event. You can save 25 to 30 percent when you buy the series.

What Will I Learn:
  • What are wearables and what types of devices are on the horizon
  • How these new types of devices work and how people use them
  • How journalists can use wearable devices for news gathering
  • What new types of news products you will need to build for these devices
Who Should Take this Course:

Reporters, product managers, producers and others who are interested in journalism and the way technology will change news gathering and distribution.

Course Instructor:

Jeff Sonderman

Jeff Sonderman is the deputy director of the American Press Institute, which produces research, educational resources and tools for innovative and sustainable journalism.

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