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[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 157 views]
Announcing the agenda for the next news:rewired

We are delighted to announce the agenda for the next digital journalism conference news:rewired, to take place in London on Tuesday 3 February.

Organised by Journalism.co.uk, news:rewired brings together leaders in the industry to share their thoughts and experiences, discuss salient issues and give practical advice on tools and techniques for better journalism in the 21st century.

The full agenda and further information on the conference, which will be held at the MSN UK headquarters in London, can be found here, but some highlights of the day include:

Keynote speech

News:rewired will begin with a keynote speech from Aron Pilhofer, the Guardian’s executive editor for digital. Having joined the Guardian from the New York Times over the summer, Pilhofer recently announced a wave of changes to the Guardian newsroom and will discuss where he believes the industry is heading and how journalists can be prepared.

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 228 views]
Latest speakers announced for news:rewired February 2015

More speakers have been confirmed for the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, to be held in London on Tuesday 3 February.

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 740 views]
More speakers announced for news:rewired

We are pleased to announce the next batch of speakers for the upcoming news:rewired conference on Tuesday 3 February in London, including speakers from BuzzFeed UK, investigative site Bellingcat and the Guardian.

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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 598 views]
Aron Pilhofer among first speakers announced for news:rewired

We are delighted to announce the first speakers for the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, including the Guardian’s recently appointed executive editor for digital Aron Pilhofer.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 1,014 views]
The next news:rewired digital journalism event: Tuesday 3 February

After another sell-out day of tips, tools and trends in modern journalism in July, we can now announce the next news:rewired conference will take place on Tuesday 3 February 2015.

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[11 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 1,114 views]
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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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,452 views]
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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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 3,316 views]
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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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,213 views]
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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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,408 views]
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.