Our next news:rewired conference takes place on Thursday 20 February 2014 at MSN HQ in London (Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL).
Sessions at the conference will include a look at social media judgement and shareable stories, doing data journalism on a budget, community engagement and online security for journalists.
More session and speaker details will follow soon. In the meantime you can still see the agenda from our last event on Friday 20 September below for an idea of the sort of subjects discussed. The event will again focus on areas of innovation in digital journalism, and aim to highlight some of the latest tools and techniques being maximised by newsrooms, big and small.
|Time||Sessions and speakers|
The publisher of digital-only business news site Quartz will discuss its innovative approach and how to make journalism for the social web.
|10-11.10am||Breaking newsHow news outlets are utilising different digital tools to help communicate the latest information to digital audiences in breaking news situations.
Moderated by Laura Oliver, community manager, the Guardian
|11.15-11.25am||Lightning roundA speedy look at innovative tools and technology in the digital journalism space.
|11.45am-1pm||A: Online videoA look at how different types of publishers are finding success in online video, from the types of video being produced, the platforms people are watching them on, and the costs, as well as revenue potential, involved.
Moderated by Samantha Barry, BBC World News and Vizibee
|B: Searching socialHow to find and reach new audiences and news sources via social media and other online communities.
Moderated by Sue Llewellyn, co-founder, Ultra Social
|2-2.45pm||A: Data-driven newsroomsA look at the different analytics newsrooms can use to make better editorial decisions, with case studies on how news outlets have improved metrics.
Moderated by Lucia Adams, deputy head of digital, The Times and The Sunday Times
|B: VerificationWhen videos, images or facts are shared by social media or sent to a news outlet, how can you know they show what they purport to? This workshop will offer case studies and practical tips on verifying photos and footage.
|2.50-3.35pm||A: LinkedIn for journalistsA workshop on how journalists can use LinkedIn to find sources, follow a beat, build their own brand and drive traffic to their online content.
||B: MappingBeing able to visualise data and the geographical background to stories is a key skill for today’s digital journalists. This workshop will run through some of the key tools and platforms journalists can use.
|3.55-4.15pm||Lean start-upsShort presentations from news innovators
Kevin Anderson, digital media consultant
|4.20-5.30pm||Breaking article boundariesA look at some of the different ways news outlets are telling stories which break out of conventional digital reporting styles, and some of the issues to consider when stepping outside of the norm.
Moderated by Martin Belam, project lead, UsVsTh3m (Trinity Mirror)
“A great day with lots of inspiring stories, fresh ideas and new techniques for journalists to embrace. My notebook is full of great stuff from today” – Alex Ward, freelancejournalist.co.uk
“news:rewired is great for the latest digital know-how and publishing tips” – Jake O’Neill, Cision UK
“The combination of speakers from the cutting edge of journalism and an assembly of people driven to be at the cutting edge makes news:rewired the most electric gathering of journalists in Europe. A must-attend” – Markham Nolan, Storyful
“A conference that invests in talking about the future of journalism and social media, rather than simply reacting to changes in practice after they’ve already happened” – Richard Moynihan, Metro
“It’s not often you hear Claude Levi Strauss quoted in a presentation at a social media conference. Trust news:rewired to keep the bar extremely high…” – Dominique Jackson, Mail Online
“It’s incredibly useful to get out of your own bubble and see what everyone else out there is thinking and doing. We’re all trying to do the same thing – secure the future of journalism” – Marek Pruszewicz, BBC