Study Tour - WEF - NYC, Washington - 2018

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Study Tour - WEF - NYC, Washington - 2018

Super Social Newsroom Study Tour

This Study Tour goes beyond looking at Social Media. We will examine during our 5-day tour the most relevant newsroom topics in the US including audience engagement, interpreting your data, reader revenue, AI, and most importantly focusing on your core product: journalism!  Join us on this World Editors Forum Study Tour and get inspired by the new roles, skills and tools of the top US Newsrooms.

15-19 October 2018
New York City  & Washington D.C.

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Programme

During our Super Social Newsroom Study Tour in 2017 we visited Washington Post, USA Today, Politico, Philadelphia Media Network, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TheStreet, Inc., CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, The Associated Press, Quartz and Chartbeat.  

Image: A.G. Sulzberger, Deputy Publisher of The New York Times (standing in image) answers questions from our group of international editors and media executives.

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Unparalleled Access to Top Newsrooms

Our Study Tours offer you coveted behind-the-scenes access to newsrooms, and the key people leading them, so that you can ask the critical questions and learn from their successes. In the image, our group sits in the hub of the newsroom at USA Today and speaks to Joanne Lipman, Editor-in-Chief and Donna Leinwand Leger, Managing Editor.

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Peer-to-Peer Networking

WAN-IFRA Study Tours offer you valuable networking with your fellow Study Tour participants - giving you a platform to exchange best practices in newsrooms with global contacts. As stated by a 2017 Study Tour participant, "To me, it meant a lot having the conversations with the other participants about the impressions we took at the companies. I learned a lot - and it was a very good choice - with deep insights of the different companies. Didn't miss a thing." Martin Wilhelm, CEO, Heidenheimer Zeitung (Germany)

Image: The 2017 group stands atop the Washington Post building with Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, Managing Editor for Digital.

Study Tour - WEF - NYC, Washington - 2018

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