by Manolis Zografakis | September 20, 2022
Editor’s Pick: 6 Events to Live Blog Before 2023
The popularity of live blogs for scheduled events such as elections, breaking news, sporting events, and product launches is increasing, and journalists need to write and plan content ahead of time. With Live Blog’s post scheduling functionality, editors can create and schedule live blogs in advance and prepare content that can be scheduled for publication at any time in the future.
Although 2023 is just a few months away, there are still some important events that are ideal for live coverage this year. From elections to sports events, we’ve selected six of the most important events of the last quarter of 2022 worth live blogging.
2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup : 22 September – 1 October
The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, and international basketball tournament for women’s national teams, will be held in Sydney, Australia.
2022 Asian Games : 23 September – 8 October
A multi-sport event held in Hangzhou, China, with 40 sports including swimming, archery, athletics, badminton, baseball and softball, basketball, and boxing.
2022 Italian general election : 25 September
The 2022 Italian general election is a snap election, scheduled for 25 September.
2022 Brazilian general election : 2 October
General elections are scheduled for 2 October in Brazil to elect the president, vice president, and members of the National Congress.
2022 G20 Bali summit : November 15–16
The 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit will take place 15-16 November in Bali, Indonesia.
2022 FIFA World Cup : November 20 – December 18
The quadrennial international men’s football championship also known as the World Cup, will be held in Qatar.
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Happy Live Blogging!