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news:rewired videos are now available

Videos of all the main sessions from the most recent news:rewired are now available to view.

The videos, produced in conjunction with BlackRook Media, cover all the key talks and workshops at the event on Wednesday 23 July, including:

  • New forms of engagement
  • Chat apps in news
  • Facebook for journalists
  • Collaboration – beyond the newsroom
  • Spreadsheets skills
  • A ‘start-up approach’ to news innovation
  • The journalist’s social media toolbox
  • And more…

If you attended news:rewired or purchased a digital ticket you should have already received an email detailing how you can view all of the videos.

If you have yet to buy a digital ticket, giving you access to all of the videos, you can find more information here.

The keynote speech from David Ho, editor for mobile, tablets and emerging technology at The Wall Street Journal, is available for all to view here.

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How one broadcaster is reaching the ‘YouTube Generation’

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Delivering the closing presentation of today’s news:rewired conference, Stijn Lehaen, head of VRT’s ‘start-up’ shared his experiences of working for a large Belgium broadcaster, but in a division using the principles of a small, flexible business to reach the ‘YouTube Generation’
The YouTube generation, he said, are media users who want some control over the media they consume, if they choose what to watch or even create. In order to better engage younger users, he said his firm had outlined what he called the ‘four-pivot system’.
The first Pivot, ‘Publication’ drove VRT to switch from …

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12 social media tips, tools and techniques to help journalists work better

Social media experts at the news:rewired conference, in London today, shared their favourite online tools and techniques to make social media work harder for journalists.

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As it happened: A ‘start-up’ approach to news innovation

Belgian broadcaster VRT has been experimenting with new ways to reach the ‘YouTube Generation’. In this final session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, project leader Stijn Lehaen shared his thoughts, experiences and lessons from VRT Start-up.

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Three lessons in extracting stories from data and social media

Data journalism and sourcing contacts on social media has proven to be a valuable asset to journalists. However, searching through data or twitter for stories can be a daunting task, the news:rewired conference, in London today, was told.

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Five practical tips for using Facebook as a journalistic tool

Facebook claims 1.3 billion worldwide users and has 26 million active daily users in the UK – 22 million of whom use their mobile, checking it on average 14 times a day.

For journalists, it is vast source of content and contacts – and also a way of getting material to a wide audience and engage in conversation.

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How journalists are using Reddit to find and share stories

With thousands of active community groups on specialist subject areas, and a wealth of stories being shared, Reddit is a great tool for journalists – but there are rules and ethical issues, the news:rewired conference in London heard today.

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As it happened: The journalist’s social media toolbox

During this session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, Sarah Marshall, social media editor, EMEA, The Wall Street Journal, Richard Moynihan, social media editor, The Telegraph, and Richard Parboo, Livefyre, looked at the most important tools, tips and techniques for journalists using social media.

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