Ins and Outs of Live Streaming: Periscope

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Going live with video from the scene of a news event once required several people, a satellite truck and hundreds of pounds of equipment.

Now you can do it with nothing more than a smartphone enabled with the right app. Tools such as Periscope are transforming live news production. How can journalists use these tools to communicate with their audiences and augment their information streams?

Our panel will tackle these questions:
• What is Periscope, and how does it work?
• How are you currently using it? How do you imagine it being used?
• What are some of the pitfalls, dos and don’ts of these tools?
• What is their potential impact on the business of journalism?

Panel members:
Neda Iranpour, Reporter/Anchor/Weathercaster, San Diego 6 News
Matthew Hall, Public Engagement Editor, San Diego Union-Tribune
Ken Stone, Contributing Editor, Times of San Diego
Moderator: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR, San Diego Press Club

Time:
Wednesday, July 15
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. networking
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. presentation

Place:
San Diego Press Club, Spreckels Building
121 Broadway, Suite 640, San Diego, CA 92101

Cost: Free for all with reservation.

RSVP: Space is limited so you must make a reservation for this event. Please call 619-231-4340 or sdpressclub@cox.net

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