- The first panel was opened by Brendan Dooley, discussing where we go next with news networks, imagining the possibility of identifying textual borrowing between different news sources, and potentially between languages. Something to aim to - though perhaps we're not there with the technology yet, as mentioned by Katherine Bank and Melodee Beals.
- The panel continued apace with Javier Diaz Noci (Pompeu Fabra) on the Gazeta da Amsterdam, and Nicholas Brownlees (Florence) with his paper: “Newes also came by Letters”: a corpus-based analysis of the function of “Letters” in the transmission of news in seventeenth-century England.
- These are the links Prof Brownlees referenced in his talk:
- The next panel continued with:- Helmer Helmers (Amsterdam) – Before Specialization: Nicolaes van Geelkercken (1585-1656) Experiments With Printed News, 1610-1630- Jan Hillgaertner (Erlangen-Nuremberg/St Andrews) – Meeting the reader’s expectations: the design of early printed newspapers (1605-1680)- Marcus Nevitt (Sheffield) – News from Westminster and other places: Royalist satire and European news reporting in revolutionary England