Articles by Raoul Cospen

Storytelling 360: How Journalism Has Evolved into Digital Storytelling

Change was evident once the 24-hour news cycle became the standard by which journalists reported events. Today’s cycle includes news consumption over mobile apps, social media, podcasts, streaming media, and so much more. This demand driven by digital platforms calls for a new kind of approach to journalism and content production. Back in The Days:…

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5 New Features of Dalet On-the-Go

I remember the early days of smartphones and the first time I was able to look at emails from my handheld device. That was around 2006-2007 – a revolution. Some saw this as a new constraint, an extra addiction to their already packed work day. Others considered it added freedom. I went from the first…

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Does your NRCS 'get' digital-first?

Here’s the question I hear most when I speak to newsrooms: does your newsroom computer system (NRCS) support digital-first workflows for production and distribution? That’s no surprise, since the need to ramp-up digital news production is growing exponentially even as newsroom budgets continue to shrink. The early, linear, days When dedicated newsroom computer systems first…

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Agility and flexibility to convince your CTO

My last article was all about how Dalet Pyramid can help journalists and newsroom managers stay ahead of the curve with wide collaboration, a 360-degree story-centric approach, and a modern, easy-to-use interface. But every person on our product team knows you don’t go very far without getting CTOs on board. Technology managers want to keep…

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Dalet Pyramid: The Storytelling 360 News Revolution

One of the things that has struck me over my 20-plus years at Dalet is that nobody here has ever assumed that the digital revolution is slowing down for media companies. This realization shapes our corporate strategy and has driven the development of Dalet Pyramid. At the turn of the century, everything seemed technology-driven, as…

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Will MediaBins save the world?

(hint: probably not, but they’ll greatly simplify your media life!) I mentioned in a previous blog post that I wanted to spend more time talking about Dalet’s MediaBins, as they can completely transform your production workflow, so let me tell you more… ‘MediaBin’ is often uttered by the Dalet team with great excitement, assuming everyone…

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AI-powered productivity! When Speech-to-Text Technology makes you a Super (Media) Hero

Welcome to the third post in our Dalet Media Cortex blog series, where we post news and updates about Dalet Media Cortex, our Artificial Intelligence offering integrated in your media production workflows. Speech to text technologies are brilliant. Last October we discussed how speech-to-text technology can produce excellent out-of-the-box captions as part of Dalet Media Cortex,…

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How to continue producing news in times of confinement?

What did just happen? It is astonishing to see how a virus that is less than 0.12 μm big, with no allies, no enemies and no intelligence is hitting the world economy so badly in just a couple of months. Obviously, the Media and Entertainment industry is no exception.  With half of the world’s countries…

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Effortless Content Discovery for Faster News and Richer Stories

As you might remember, the first post of this series focused on how Smart Captions can automate 80% of your captioning and subtitling work, generating additional revenues. We now focus on how Dalet Media Cortex can vastly improve your content discovery experience, helping you unearth valuable content effortlessly. The Pro and Enterprise versions of Dalet…

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