World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Social Media for News Publishing



Social Media for News Publishing

Date and Location

  • 04 Oct 2012 - 05 Oct 2012


WAN-IFRA Members:

SGD 1,000


SGD 1,300

Introduction to Event


This course provides an insight for the participants on the importance of understanding the concept of social media and how to translate it into journalism. Understanding why social media is important and how to use social media effectively in newsrooms are key fundamentals that will be driven in this workshop.

This 2-days workshop is a fully interactive course with group discussions and Q&As. Over the 2 days, participants will have an in-depth understanding on how to take in all the knowledge of social media and make it into journalism, best practices from all over the world on how they do daily routines in finding news, how to invite readers into the newsrooms and most importantly how readers can be used as proof readers, analysts, collectors, paper boys and reporters.



Emanuel KarlstenEmanuel KarlstenEmanuel Karlsten is a swedish journalist. He is one of Sweden's most well-merited online journalist with work with all of the big media houses of Sweden. Today he works as a consulting freelancer developing new media with Scandinavia's largest online newspaper Aftonbladet. He is a regular columnist at Sweden's largest morning paper, Dagens Nyheter. In 2012 he was considered Sweden's most influential Social media-expert on Twitter and the 9th most influential Swede. He is an internationally sought-after speaker on Social Media - the digital development of newspapers, and the founder of the citizen journalism-project Ajour.

Social Media for News Publishing

Fees / Prix / Preise

For members:
1000 SGD
For non-members:
1300 SGD

Contact information



  • Emanuel Karlsten
    Journalist & Social Media Consultant