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Become a mobile journalism pro at Newsrewired

| October 17, 2019 – 1:17 pm | 128 views

Join us at Newsrewired and learn how to create professional video and audio content using the tool you and your team already have – a smartphone. Whether you want to boost your social media strategy, publish more video or simply produce professionally-looking content with fewer people and resources, Newsrewired has you covered.

Yusuf Omar, a mobile and wearable journalist, will show you how mobile storytelling can engage audiences around the world and give you his best tips on smartphone reporting. And if you too want to become a mobile journalism expert, sign up for one-day training with Caroline Scott on 26 November 2019 and save £20 pounds on both tickets if you attend the conference as well.

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Mobile journalism legend Yusuf Omar is joining Newsrewired

| October 10, 2019 – 5:59 pm | 922 views

We are very pleased to announce that Yusuf Omar, a mobile and wearable journalist and co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, will join our (already stellar) speaker lineup.

Hashtag Our Stories is a global video publisher reaching millions of people daily and it has empowered more than 3,000 people across 140 countries to tell stories with wearable cameras and phones.

At Newsrewired, Yusuf will unpack how 5G internet, augmented reality and artificial intelligence will impact our lives and take media to a new world. And if he is right about the future, there will be no phones!

 

Other talks, panels and workshops
  • Building a diverse and sustainable newsroom to regain audiences’ trust
  • Using AI to grow audience engagement during breaking news
  • How quality journalism can thrive in the age of disinformation
  • What skills will journalists need in the newsroom of 2020?
  • Workshop: Engage your audience with constructive journalism
  • Workshop: Learn to create an audience-first strategy
  • Workshop: Grow your audience by hosting a live podcast recording
  • …and more

 

Q&A: Lyndsey Jones, executive editor at the Financial Times on what you will need to succeed in the newsroom of the 2020

| September 30, 2019 – 4:21 pm | 339 views
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We caught up with our speaker Lyndsey Jones to find out more about how the Financial Times is preparing its reporters for the newsroom of the 2020s.

Get ready for the newsroom of 2020

| September 20, 2019 – 11:58 am | 413 views
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As we are entering a new decade, we will explore what skills journalists need to develop to succeed in their careers and help their newsrooms thrive.

Subject: Permission to attend Newsrewired conference on 27 November in London

| September 10, 2019 – 2:53 pm | 780 views

Looking to convince your manager to give you permission to attend Newsrewired? Copy/paste the message below, edit as appropriate, and send it to them.
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“Diversity is not about political correctness. It’s about quality journalism”

| August 30, 2019 – 3:07 pm | 554 views
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Lack of diversity in the newsroom, biased reporting and dipping trust in the media have all been hot topics for the past few months.

But how can we ‘unbias’ the news? In a Journalism.co.uk podcast, Tabea Grzeszyk, CEO and co-founder of the collaborative network for journalists Hostwriter, tries to answer that question in a new book called Unbias the News: Why diversity matters for journalism.

US immigration and mass shootings reporter at AP joins debate on diversity in the newsroom

| August 29, 2019 – 2:40 pm | 887 views
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Russell Contreras, reporter with The Associated Press, will be joining Newsrewired panel to bring a US perspective and fresh ideas on how to make your media organisation thrive by attracting diverse talents. He will also speak about the strategies The Associated Press has used in its newsrooms, what has worked and what has not amid changing demographics.

Two new workshops added to the November agenda

| August 23, 2019 – 2:16 pm | 659 views
Live podcasting & Storytelling with maps

You can now join two new workshops at our upcoming Newsrewired conference, taking place on 27 November 2019 at Reuters, London, UK.

Gain new skills at ‘Grow your audience by hosting a live podcast recording’ session and learn how to visualise your data at ‘Storytelling with Maps’ workshop with Google.

What does content verification mean in the age of deepfakes?

| August 15, 2019 – 12:13 pm | 641 views
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Deepfakes – doctored videos fabricating footage of what looks like real people – have been around for years. But the journalism community is now starting to take seriously their potential to damage trust in the media and democracy.

Google and Facebook step up their efforts to revive local journalism

| August 8, 2019 – 11:37 am | 719 views
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Last week we announced that Journalism.co.uk and Google News Initiative have partnered to offer 30 local journalists the opportunity to attend the Newsrewired conference. We have received nearly 50 applications in one week alone, which shows how much demand for support there is from bootstrapped, regional newsrooms.

Newsrewired to welcome 30 local journalists thanks to support from the Google News Initiative

| August 1, 2019 – 11:05 am | 1,281 views
GNI sponsorship

Journalism.co.uk and Google News Initiative have partnered to offer 30 local journalists the opportunity to attend the Newsrewired conference.

Thanks to the support from GNI, 10 local journalists will be able to attend both days, with a further 20 places being offered to local journalists interested in attending the conference only on 27 November 2019.

New speaker joins panel on diversity in the newsroom

| June 4, 2019 – 11:44 am | 1,109 views
Copy of Memberships in news organisations – lessons from the Guardian

We are pleased to announce that a new speaker will be joining Marverine Cole on the panel that will be discussing the best practices to build a diversified and sustainable newsroom.

Robyn launched The Overtake, an investigative news website for millennials based in Leeds, in October 2017. In 2018, she was shortlisted for the Georgina Henry Award at the Press Awards and this year was nominated for the Paul Foot Award for her investigation into racist London nightclubs.