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Slides and audio – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

| December 11, 2015 – 1:51 pm | 455 views
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In this session, we looked at the resources needed in the newsroom to develop tools and templates, the collaborative approach between developers and journalists and the open-source movement.
We heard from Nick Petrie, deputy head of digital, The …

Slides and audio – International investigations

| December 11, 2015 – 12:58 pm | 245 views
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Our guest speakers on the international investigations workshop were Jacopo Ottaviani, a data journalist who has worked on projects like The Migrants Files, Generation E, E-waste Republic, and Lawrence Marzouk, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network.
They gave …

Slides and audio – The bigger picture: Putting news into context

| December 11, 2015 – 12:08 pm | 268 views
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This workshop took an in-depth look at the different approaches to putting breaking news and ongoing stories into context, through newsletters, cards and explainers.
Below are the slides from Jeremy Evans, founder of Explaain, and the audio recording from …

Slides and audio – Longform video for the mobile generation

| December 11, 2015 – 10:43 am | 254 views
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The first workshop of the afternoon discussed longform video for the mobile generation, looking at the best approaches for producing documentaries between 20 minutes and one hour in length, as well as how to distribute …

Slides and audio – Telling stories with data

| December 9, 2015 – 2:29 pm | 472 views
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In this workshop, Megan Lucero, data journalism editor at The Times and The Sunday Times and Marianne Bouchart, communications director at GENinnovate and founder and editor of the Data Journalism Blog, gave delegates tips for finding data in open databases and how to best …

Slides and audio – How can robot journalists help the media?

| December 4, 2015 – 1:50 pm | 290 views
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The final session at news:rewired looked at automation, giving delegates an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of using algorithms to produce stories in the newsroom, both from an editorial and technological perspective.
We heard from:

Simon …

Slides and audio – New models in local media

| December 4, 2015 – 1:43 pm | 289 views
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In this workshop, our guest speakers discussed the role of local media outlets in the digital landscape and whether they are sustainable.
Alon Aviram, co-founder of The Bristol Cable, Greg Hadfield, editorial director of the Brighton …

Slides and audio – Chat apps in the newsroom: What’s next?

| December 4, 2015 – 12:56 pm | 279 views
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This panel explored the opportunities available for news outlets looking to produce and distribute stories on chat apps, including Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and Line, and the role they play in engaging with a broader audience.
We …

Slides and audio – What mobile audiences want from news

| December 4, 2015 – 12:15 pm | 309 views
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This panel took an in-depth look at how news outlets are tackling the production and distribution of stories for mobile devices and the role of personalisation in news apps.
Below are the slides and audio recordings from Brianne O’Brien, mobile editor for …

Slides and audio – Christopher Meighan’s keynote speech

| December 4, 2015 – 10:28 am | 217 views
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Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, emerging news products, at The Washington Post, gave delegates an insight into the outlet’s digital innovation in his keynote speech at the recent news:rewired conference.
Meighan outlined the …