Poynter hosts free webinar on Dataminr [Worldwide]

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 in Social Media

Journalists and academics interested in identifying stories before they go viral can attend this webinar.

Poynter is offering the webinar "How to surface stories in a saturated social media environment with Dataminr" at 3 p.m. EST Feb. 27.

Participants will learn the vital role of real-time news alerts in today’s newsroom workflow; how Dataminr works — and why journalists choose this tool; how journalists use Dataminr to stay in front of breaking news; ways to incorporate Dataminr into your course curriculum and newsroom operations; and examples of breaking stories that were discovered using Dataminr.

The instructors are Barbara Gray, associate professor from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY, and Garrett Santora, director of news at Dataminr.

Registration is free and ongoing.