Find out what's happening at this month's Hacks/Hackers
Adam Blenford (@adamblenford) is EMEA managing editor for digital news at Bloomberg, working across Bloomberg's news site as well social channels, apps and new formats. His team recently launched a daily Brexit newsletter and bagged the distinctive @Brexit handle on Twitter.
Jon Keegan (@jonkeegan), Visual Editor, Features at the Wall Street Journal - joining us via video call from NYC
Jon will talk about WSJ's Blue Feed, Red Feed, which tackles the question of Facebook being an echo chamber, with users seeing news aligned with their own political leanings. Blue Feed, Red Feed offers a side-by-side look at two Facebook news feeds, one that shows content sources favoured by very liberal Facebook users, the other from sources favoured by very conservative Facebook users
Benjamin Zand (@BenjaminZand) is the editor of BBC Pop Up and will be talking about how to take a small innovation format mainstream
Martin Stiksel, co-founder, Lumi News
Jeff Kofman (@), CEO, Trint
Thanks to CNN Digital for buying the drinks!
CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 425 million households around the globe. CNN International is a major TV news channel spanning Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America, and including a US presence with CNNgo. The company is the forefront of digital innovation and continues to invest heavily in expanding its digital global footprint, with 41 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource. It's part of Turner, a Time Warner company.
What's the ticket release schedule?
Free tickets will be released on the following schedule:
First batch: Thursday 6 October at 1pm
Second batch: Monday 10 October at 1pm
Final batch and opening of waiting list: Thursday 13 October at 1pm
We keep as many tickets free as possible but, if you want to skip straight into the event, you can purchase a supporter ticket too.
All proceeds get ploughed back into the event and – one day we hope – we might be able to raise enough to add more events to the list!
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