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Press Releases from Sourcefabric (13 total)

Belga, Belgium’s Leading News Agency, Goes Live with Superdesk

Superdesk, the industry-leading open-source content management system for news organisations, has gone live at Belga, Belgium’s top news agency. Starting today, Superdesk is powering the entire editorial operation of the Brussels-based newsroom; additional features, such as editorial planning and event calendaring functions, will be brought online in the coming weeks. With its CMS installation, Belga launches the most collaborative, multimedia-friendly version of Superdesk ever created, and their contributions to the software’s

ANSA Launches Full Editorial Operations on Superdesk

Italian news agency ANSA has completed the rollout of Superdesk across its full editorial operations. The implementation of our headless CMS for news organisations began with the Culture Desk some months ago and was completed when the agency’s central desk went live this week. While every Superdesk implementation is a shared effort between Sourcefabric and our development partners, the newsroom team at ANSA deserves special kudos for accelerating their work

Superdesk Analytics Module to Debut at Prague Media Point Journalism Conference

PRAGUE – Sourcefabric will showcase its Superdesk Analytics Module at the upcoming Prague Media Point journalism conference in Prague, on December 5-7. Developed in partnership with the Australian Associated Press, the Analytics Module is designed to help newsrooms powered by Superdesk, our open-source newsroom management software, answer key questions about their production processes. To utilise scarce resources, editors and managers need data to assess the quality, quantity, and impact of their

Superdesk Planning Component launches in the NTB newsroom

Sourcefabric’s Superdesk Planning Component has officially gone into production at Norwegian news agency Norsk Telegrambyrå (NTB). The component is a new module of Superdesk, Sourcefabric’s open source headless CMS, and will enable users to seamlessly integrate editorial planning into their workflows to boost the efficiency of their operations. Developed in collaboration with news agencies the Australian Associated Press (AAP) and NTB, this latest Superdesk module will allow users to

Meet Superdesk Publisher, the Next Generation in Publishing Platforms for Newsro …

Superdesk Publisher is the latest content management multi-tasker to join the Superdesk suite of digital newsroom tools. From multi-channel publishing to managing multiple websites, Superdesk Publisher gives editors more flexibility and control over their content. Superdesk Publisher is designed to work natively with our newsroom software Superdesk, which already powers content creation, production, distribution and curation at media businesses such as global news agencies and newspapers. Superdesk Publisher can adapt

Live Blogging Just Got More Flexible, Fun and Profitable

The demand for live coverage has changed the 24-hour news cycle. Whether sporting events or awards ceremonies, natural disasters or national elections, today’s audiences expect real-time coverage of live breaking news. Live blogs offer a unique second-screen format for interacting with viewers and readers. But until now, media outlets were forced to choose between free live blogging tools with limited functionality or expensive proprietary solutions with overage fees that actually create

Media organisations discover Solr-powered search with Newscoop 4.1

Newscoop, the open source news CMS from Sourcefabric, has been updated to include frontend search capabilities powered by Solr, the open source enterprise search platform used by Netflix, Instagram, SourceForge, NASA, and Apple. The new functionality was developed in collaboration with a number of independent media sites in Georgia and is code-named ‘Sakartvelo’ after the Georgian name for the country. Newscoop installation is supported on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 (Precise), Debian

Airtime update improves streaming and show production for independent radio

Sourcefabric has released an update for Airtime, the open source radio software. Airtime 2.2.1 features a number improvements to the way the software handles web streams, fading and Smart Blocks (a quick way for producers to build shows based on genre, upload date and other information). Airtime allows radio stations to be programmed and streamed through an easy web interface and can be downloaded and installed on Ubuntu and Debian,

Airtime adds real-time show edit and live stream rebroadcast

Sourcefabric have released Airtime, their software for radio stations, in version 2.1. Airtime is open source, free to download, runs on Ubuntu and Debian, and users can interact with it through any web browser. The software now includes real-time show editing and live stream rebroadcasting, plus audio library improvements and a playout history log to keep track of what has been played. “Airtime 2.1 is a big step forward for open

One click radio station with new Airtime release for Ubuntu and Debian

Sourcefabric have released their open source radio software Airtime 1.9.5, which now comes with an ‘easy install’ package that sets up a quick configuration without the need to enter any settings. Airtime is free to download, runs on Ubuntu and Debian, and users can interact with it through any web browser. The airtime-easy-install DEB package will install everything needed for a working version of Airtime with a single click on Ubuntu

Award-winning Airtime releases new packages for Ubuntu & Debian

Airtime 1.9.4 has been released with new DEB packages for Ubuntu and Debian that keep installations automatically updated with the latest version. Airtime is Sourcefabric’s open source radio software for scheduling, automation and remote station management via any web browser. It can be downloaded free from Powering stations like London’s Resonance FM, Senegal’s West Africa Democracy Radio and Canada’s NationTalk, Airtime platforms have been receiving industry acclaim including a Knight-Batten

Airtime radio software wins Knight-Batten Innovation Award, announces new releas …

PRAGUE, August 8th 2011 - Airtime, the open source radio software, is part of the West Africa Democracy Radio platform that has won a Knight-Batten Award for Innovations in Journalism. The developers Sourcefabric, who announced the release of Airtime 1.9 this week with over forty improvements, will attend a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington DC on September 7th 2011 to receive the $2000 Special Distinction prize. Airtime 1.9 features three

Sourcefabric launches theme contest at first Central American conference

Sourcefabric took the occasion of their first ever Central American conference last week to launch a new global theme contest, in which designers worldwide are invited to submit themes for Newscoop, the open source CMS for news organisations. The keynote speaker at the conference, called Software de código abierto para Medios de Vanguardia (Open Source Software for Cutting Edge Media), was Douglas Arellanes, co-founder of Sourcefabric. The Czech Republic-based, not-for-profit organisation

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