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Thursday, August 11 • 9:00am - 10:30am
A Real-Time Breaking News Simulation: San Bernardino

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The first shot and the final shootout with police in the San Bernardino massacre took place over less than five hours. During that time, news outlets were reporting multiple versions of the developing story. From the first breaking news alert to the final story, this exercise will help journalists, technologists, editors, designers and others to understand the pressures and processes of live news.

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Emily Chow

Assignment Editor, The Washington Post
Emily Chow is the story team editor at the Washington Post. She leads a team building media-rich stories that integrate video, photography, audio and words in ways that break the typical article template mold. Previously, she built data visualizations and interactive graphics... Read More →

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Ron Lin

Reporter, Los Angeles Times
Ron has worked a variety of assignments since he joined the Los Angeles Times in 2004: investigations, breaking news, earthquakes, public health, disaster preparedness, transportation and local government. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and native of the San Francisco area.
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Raghuram Vadarevu

West Enterprise Editor, The Associated Press
Raghu is AP's West Enterprise Editor, overseeing enterprise, social media and alternative storytelling for a 13-state region from the Rockies to Hawaii. A Columbia University Journalism School grad, Raghu has worked as a reporter at The Providence Journal, The Record of Bergen County... Read More →
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Amy B Wang

Reporter, The Arizona Republic
Amy B Wang is a reporter and occasional breaking news editor at The Arizona Republic. Currently, she is a member of the paper’s Storytelling team, focusing on longer-form projects with a narrative bent.

Thursday August 11, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
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