Mobile and Live Journalism
Heterogeneous category that groups together all those innovations aimed at improving the user experience for the consumption of information on mobile devices as well as the consumption of live content. This includes the creation of specific products for mobile and tablet, the optimisation of the mobile versions of the media, with technologies such as AMP or Facebook Instant Articles, the intentional management of push notifications and the distribution of content in real time through multiple media channels
Der Standard is a daily quality newspaper founded in 1988. In 1995, it launched its website, derstandard.at, making it one of the first German-language media with an online presence. derstandard.at has always focused on community-building and interaction with its audience, especially through its busy forum. Furthermore, it is a pioneer in mobile and live journalism. As early as 1998, it had a first ticker system, although at the beginning it was focused on sports. With the popularization of the smartphone, Standard’s live journalism has taken a new development by integrating thousands of users into live event reporting
In order to make news available to everyone, at any time and any place, journalistic media companies like n-tv have developed news mobile apps. Since 2009, n-tv has been providing its app users with the most important international news of the day. n-tv is a news channel that belongs to the RTL Group and thus to the media company Bertelsmann. Speed, compactness and clarity were central factors that guided the development of the app
Diari ARA is a regional newspaper based in Catalonia. Its digital edition has incorporated the Design Thinking framework, so all product developments follow a research, definition and testing process. ARA’s innovative gene translates into a solid value proposition that has reached over 41,000 paying subscribers.
The Times made a major innovative breakthrough about a decade ago by promoting the so called “Mobile Journalism”. In fact, it offered its subscribers a digital version of its newspaper they could easily read on their cellphones. Specifically, it developed the so-called tablet format. This way, it quickly increased the number of digital subscribers. The Times also specialized in live journalism and breaking news coverage