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[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,292 views]
Announcing the training course options for news:rewired+ delegates: mobile, social or data

Our news:rewired+ tickets give delegates access to both the news:rewired conference on Wednesday 23 July and one of three training courses on Thursday 24 July.

There are three training courses to choose from are:

Mobile journalism: Create multimedia on iPhone & iPad, led by Glen Mulcahy, innovation lead at RTÉ

Creating a buzz: How to grow social media communities, led by Luke Lewis, editor of BuzzFeed UK

Data journalism online, led by Conrad Quilty-Harper, data journalist at Ampp3d

We will have more details on the contents of the data journalism course very soon.

Tickets

news:rewired+ tickets are currently available at a limited discount earlybird rate of just £245 +VAT, which is a 25 per cent discount on the training courses (which cost £200 +VAT to book separately).

However, this discount will only be available for the first 50 tickets sold (news:rewired and news:rewired+ combined), or by the end of Thursday 8 May, whichever comes first. After this point news:rewired+ tickets will rise to £300 +VAT, which still gives you a 15 per cent discount on the training course when booked as part of news:rewired+.

Book news:rewired+ tickets at this link.

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 3,705 views]
The next news:rewired digital journalism conference: Wednesday 23 July

Following another sell-out event in February, we’re pleased to announce our next news:rewired conference will take place on Wednesday 23 July.

The one-day conference, which is run by Journalism.co.uk, will cover key areas of innovation and experimentation in digital journalism, with a focus on sharing practical tips and techniques to help delegates produce more engaging content on digital platforms.

More details on the agenda and speaker list will available soon. If you want to make a suggestion, please feel free to email rachel[at]journalism.co.uk with more details on what you want to see discussed at the event.

Tickets – on sale now!Book Your Place!

As of today, we have 50 earlybird discount tickets available for just £95 +VAT. Once all 50 have been sold, or by the end of Thursday 8 May, whichever comes first, the ticket price will rise to £130 +VAT.

This time, we’re also giving you the chance to add-on an additional day of digital journalism training, with a news:rewired+ ticket, which gives you access to the conference on Wednesday 23 July as well as a one-day training course on Thursday 24 July – for just £245 +VAT.

The earlybird news:rewired+ tickets offer delegates a 25 per cent discount on the Friday training course when booked together. Again, this is a limited discount, which also falls within the 50-ticket limit, or by the end of Thursday 8 May, whichever comes first. After this point news:rewired+ tickets will rise to £300, which gives you a discount of just under 15 per cent on the training course when booked with news:rewired.

There will be three training courses on offer to attend on Thursday 24 July as part of news:rewired+. We will be sharing more details on the options available soon. Update: We have now announced the details of the three training courses on offer, which cover social media, data journalism and mobile reporting.

Book news:rewired and news:rewired+ tickets at this link.

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 651 views]
Announcing Tout as latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re pleased to confirm Tout as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference by Journalism.co.uk.

The short-form video platform, which is used by outlets such as Digital First Media and the Wall Street Journal, allows journalists to capture a range of media from breaking news footage to snappy interviews.

Michael Downing, who is founder and chief executive of Tout, will join the short-form video session at news:rewired on Thursday 20 February.

Other speakers in the session include Kamali Melbourne, online video producer at Channel 4 News, Peter Winfield, videographics director for the Economist and Matt Danzico, head of the BBC Innovation Lab.

Tickets to the event have sold out, but digital tickets are available for £100 +VAT, giving holders access to session and workshop videos after the event.

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 725 views]
Announcing OnePulse as latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re pleased to announce OnePulse as latest sponsor of news:rewired, Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism conference.

The news:rewired conference takes place next week, on Thursday 20 February, at the MSN UK offices in Victoria, London.

Chief marketing officer of OnePulse Nick Walter, also sales and marketing director of Rawduck, will deliver a short presentation at the event, outlining how journalists can use market research tool OnePulse to survey their readers and online community, whether to gather opinion on a particular story, or to help guide developments and changes to the news outlet itself.

The app is available for download from iTunes.

Tickets to the conference have now sold out, but you can purchase digital tickets for £100 +VAT, which give holders access to video of the sessions and workshops after the event.

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[31 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 785 views]
Announcing Zentrick as latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re pleased to announce Zentrick as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference taking place on Thursday 20 February.

The platform lets users create interactive video, allowing viewers can click on certain parts in the video to venture further, before returning to the main narrative. The technology, which boosts engagement with video, has been used by news outlets including the Wall Street Journal, who utilised the platform as part of its headcam-shot video on the subject of healthcare in the US.

Frederik Neus, co-founder of Zentrick, will discuss the platform with delegates in a three minute presentation at news:rewired.

Tickets to the conference have sold out, but you can buy a digital ticket for £100 +VAT which will give you access to videos of the sessions and workshops after the event

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[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 2,073 views]
8 digital journalism skills to be covered at news:rewired

news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference hosted by Journalism.co.uk, takes place just four weeks tomorrow (Thursday 23 January)!

Over the past weeks and months the Journalism.co.uk team has been working hard to build an agenda focused on the latest innovations from newsrooms in the UK, Europe and the US, with inspirational industry case studies and helpful practical tips to be shared along the way.

The event at MSN UK’s offices in London, Victoria, on Thursday 20 February will cover a range of vital digital journalism skills as well as highlight the latest tools in innovation.

In tribute to our keynote speaker Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, we have compiled a list of eight key skills delegates will get to hear about on the day (some sessions run in parallel, but all delegates will gain access to video of the sessions after the event).

Tickets to news:rewired are now sold out, but we are also running three courses in web-native video, data visualisation and searching social media and verification which can booked separately for £90 +VAT, or as part of a news:rewired+ ticket.

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[20 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,482 views]
Announcing Shorthand as the latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re delighted to announce Shorthand, a platform for the creation of interactive storytelling, as the latest sponsor of Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism conference news:rewired.

Shorthand, which aims to simplify the process of producing full-impact multimedia stories, is working on building a public tool which is “currently in private beta”. It has, however, already worked with a number of news outlets, including first the Guardian and just this month ESPN.co.uk for their end-of-year look back at key sporting moments.

At news:rewired Ben Fogarty, executive manager of Shorthand, will take part in a workshop looking at how journalists can produce immersive stories on digital platforms.

The event agenda is available online, and tickets are still on sale for either £130 +VAT for conference-only, or £220 +VAT for news:rewired+, which includes the conference and a three-hour practical workshop the following day.

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[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,344 views]
BuzzFeed’s editorial director Jack Shepherd to deliver news:rewired keynote

Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, will deliver the keynote speech at next year’s news:rewired, Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism conference.

BuzzFeed originally launched in 2006, and this November reported 130 million unique users. Known for its lists, eye-catching visuals and snappy headlines, the site is also making strides on the serious side, covering breaking news and long-form journalism.

In his keynote speech at news:rewired, Shepherd will address how news outlets can strengthen their efforts in making the content they produce more shareable.

He will also return to join the first session discussion, which will remain on the social media theme with a look at social media judgement and more on shareability.

Other sessions due to take place over the course of the day will offer expert advice and recommended tools on subjects such as how to do data journalism on a budget, engage with the community, source content from Instagram, stay secure online and produce immersive journalism.

This is Journalism.co.uk’s eleventh news:rewired conference, and is expected to be another sell out. Tickets are still available for £130 +VAT.

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[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,991 views]
Announcing Tableau as latest sponsor of news:rewired

For journalists keen to get to grips with data in their reporting, and visualising the results, tools like Tableau are a valuable resource, which is why we are very pleased to announce them as the latest sponsor of news:rewired.

The one-day digital journalism conference, run by Journalism.co.uk, takes place on Thursday 20 February, and will feature an array of sessions and workshops looking at the latest innovations and opportunities for journalists to harness in their digital reporting. Here is the line-up so far.

One session in particular will offer inspiration and practical tips on how to do data journalism on a budget, addressing different tools and techniques for saving time and being more efficient when producing data-driven content.

The session will feature presentations by experts within the industry, including Esa Mäkinen, news editor of data journalism for Helsingin Sanomat and David Ottewell, head of data journalism at Trinity Mirror.

Maxime Marboeuf, data analyst at Tableau Software, will also join the panel to discuss how newsrooms of any size can use the platform – which offers a free, public version of its visualisations technology – to produce powerful data stories and visualisations, even when time or money is tight.

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[14 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 2,181 views]
First speakers and subjects confirmed for news:rewired

We’re pleased to announce the initial speakers confirmed for news:rewired, and just a handful of the subjects to be covered on the day.

The one-day conference will take place on Thursday 20 February, at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London. The event will feature a range of sessions, workshops and panel discussions, covering key issues in digital journalism and sharing practical tips and inspirational case studies showing how newsrooms are making the most of digital platforms.

Subjects to be covered on the day will include social media judgement and shareable stories, doing data journalism on a budget, engaging with the community and ways to ensure your online security – plus much more.

Tickets are available for £130 +VAT.

If you’re after more than the one day, we are also offering an additional half-day extension of news:rewired, with our news:rewired+ tickets. These give you entry to the Thursday conference and an additional three-hour, hands-on practical workshop the following day, Friday 21 February, for just £220 +VAT. Delegates can choose from the three following workshops: web-native video, data visualisations and searching social & verification.

You can buy all tickets at this link.