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Guest Speaker w/ Google: Using AMP and Google's new Trust and Verification Tools
We have a Google NewsLab Training and Development Manager presenting this event for us. So definitely join us! He'll actually be doing 2 presentations: YOUR USERS WILL REWARD YOU FOR USING ACCELERATED MOBILE PAGES (AMP) When used well, Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) will make your key webpages load far more quickly, improving user retention. It can save your developers time as well! After this session, you’ll be able to: • Understand why AMP was created and why it’s effective • Debunk common myths about AMP • Discover the power of AMP to create full-featured, beautiful websites • Define how AMP can be used well and used poorly • Incorporate AMP into your site, saving time and improving retention ---- OVERVIEW OF TRUST AND VERIFICATION Google Search | Google Public Data Explorer | Google Scholar | Reverse Image Search | Google Earth | Street View | Google Translate | YouTube | Additional 3rd Party Verification Tools | First Draft News Overview of Trust and Verification tools and techniques ​Survey of Google’s tools for verifying and fact checking content, avoiding hoaxes, and finding authoritative data sets, images and sources online. We will also review basic tools and features built into Google products to help readers and viewers better understand what is an authoritative source. If you know any​ Journalists, Editors and Producers across mediums - this is a great talk for them. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: NICHOLAS WHITAKER TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER GOOGLE NEWS LAB Nicholas Whitaker is the Training and Development Manager at the Google News Lab a global team dedicated to working with journalists to provide training, collaborate on industry challenges, and support innovation in the newsroom. The News Lab forms part of the Google News Initiative an effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age. Nicholas has been at Google for over 7 years, providing in-person training and educational programs, as well as adult-online learning initiatives, reaching more than half a million journalists worldwide.Before joining Google in 2010 Nicholas spent the prior decade producing, directing, editing, and shooting videos and still images for news, commercial, entertainment and advocacy media while also teaching courses in video production, new media, and communication theory as an adjunct professor at Eugene Lang College - The New School for Liberal Arts, and Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.

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