Stans and Fans: What newsrooms can learn from fandom and enthusiast communities

Taking a leaf, or even an A03 tag, from fandom communities, this panel will talk about tactics and takeaways from enthusiasts spaces and how that can be used for newsrooms.

From lightning quick research skills to a deep love of a topic, there are a lot of lessons newsrooms can use based on fandom and enthusiast culture. We’ll talk about community management, authentic engagement dos and donts, crisis comms and how to get your reporters and editors on board.

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