Workshops map interactive papers

Interactive Newsprint co-creates paper platforms

Over the last week, members of the Interactive Newsprint team from Preston, Dundee and Surrey met with a range of community and professional publishers to map out how they could use the project’s emerging platform. We hosted photographers from Blog Preston, community radio broadcasters from Preston FM’s Speak Up Preston show, regional newspaper the Lancashire Evening Post and local photojournalist Garry Cook. Over recent months, the Interactive Newsprint team has […]

18th, July 2012 by - Categories - Workshops

Interactive Newsprint presents at BBC Connecting Communities

Paul Egglestone at the BBC's Connecting Communities conference

The Interactive Newsprint prototype was demonstrated at the BBC’s Connecting Communities conference at Media City in Salford yesterday. Egglestone took the stage to address conference delegates from industry and community media organisations from all over the world. The demonstration followed a short presentation on the evolution of Interactive Newsprint from its community roots developed during the Bespoke project. One member of the audience commented on the way the new platform […]

25th, May 2012 by - Categories - ConferencesUncategorized

Interactive Newsprint appears at ICMC conference, Porto


Interactive Newsprint appears at III ICMC Conference, Porto May saw the Interactive Newsprint team, well one of the team – John – travel to Porto to present at the third International Media and Communications (ICMC) conference. Delivered at the welcoming University of Porto, the paper provided an overview of the project today, we asked the central question for the whole project: can printed electronics save the newspaper industry? It’s too […]

25th, May 2012 by - Categories - ConferencesUncategorized

Interactive Newsprint concepts revealed

Ideas developed in the second Interactive Newsprint workshop

After months of distilling information gathered through our first community co-design workshops in November, members of the Interactive Newsprint team gathered in Preston this week to present a ‘concepts’ book to a smaller group of residents, groups and representatives. Jam-packed with interactive print ideas inspired by the first round of community consultation, the concepts book – collated by the University of Dundee after input from all the research team – […]

29th, February 2012 by - Categories - Uncategorized

Paper-data and the lessons of online analytics


Analytic data is a central to the online world. Imagine what impact it could make on printed news and information…. [Flickr credit: Scott’s Camera] As you’ll see from browsing this site, much of Interactive Newsprint’s product development and testing is concentrated on the community-inspired ‘interface’. We’re asking: what type of paper design and editorial content would the communities from across Preston like to see, and find useful, entertaining or even […]

24th, February 2012 by - Categories - Uncategorized
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