Author Archives: Kersten A. Riechers

Let’s make it hacken – at ZEIT Online in Berlin

Update: Sorry, we have to cancel this date and will hopefully provide you with a new one soon.     The great thing about Corrigo is that there are so many people encouraging us to carry on with it. You … Continue reading

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Blogging is whose business? Let’s answer that in Bristol!

There are many reasons for people to blog: Keeping their family updated, sharing some nice cat (or owl!) content, earning a living by seeding Ebuzzing videos – or holding the mainstream media accountable. “And what are the quality control issues?”, … Continue reading

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Media Accountability – Potentials and Pitfalls in the Era of Web 2.0

When we first got this e-mail from Colin Porlezza, I felt like I’ve read his name before. I talked to Tobias about it. And then it fell into place: We cited him in our thesis! More than once. Some months … Continue reading

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Tailoring existing technology

When Shazna Nessa from AP interactive showed the prestige project her department is currently working on, she admitted that nothing was coded, yet. She actually used the chance at Mozilla’s Learning Lab to tell the coding people there that they … Continue reading

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How to build an open source community. And why this is the wrong question.

Mark Zuckerberg once was asked by a newspaper publisher for advice on “how he could build and own his community.” The facebook founder just answered: “You can’t.” What Zuckerberg later explained was that you cannot “create” a certain community because … Continue reading

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We want to touch it

See these many buttons up there? We probably did the worst thing you can do about buttons: We printed them on paper. Of course we also put them into our presentation, being the essence of our thesis, which explains its … Continue reading

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Corrigo – download the whole thesis

We are done. No, don’t worry – we are still kind of pre-seed in terms of Corrigo, the product. But we are done with our studies. And to proof that we are officially through we proudly present you our diploma … Continue reading

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Approved. Twice!

One hundred sixty-two pages – that’s our final output of four years of online journalism at h_da University of Applied Sciences. And it’s also all about our visions and whishes that constitute Corrigo. We already passed our oral exams and … Continue reading

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How corrigo works: Submission for Mozilla + Journalism

Yeah, yeah, yeah! We finally did it and put our presentation together so we could upload it to the Mozilla Drumbeat platform as a submission for the MoJo competition Beyond Comment Threads. That’s how we pitched: It all began with … Continue reading

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