An information security company has highlighted the growing rise in “fairly sophisticated” hacking attacks against journalists by monitoring Wi-Fi traffic on the open network at last week’s news:rewired conference in London
Highlights from the news:rewired digital journalism conference
Journalists, editors and other media professionals packed into MSN UK’s office in Victoria, London, yesterday for the 11th news:rewired digital journalism conference.
Highlights on the agenda included a keynote speech from Buzzfeed editorial director Jack Shepherd and sessions on short-form video, immersive storytelling and using Instagram for news.
Below is a Storify of some of the tweets from the day.
And if you missed news:rewired this time around, you can still catch up with all the sessions and workshops from the day on video with one of our digital tickets.
Handy apps for journalists on the go…
The penultimate session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, detailed the kinds of sharing tools and apps useful for digital journalists who carry out tasks on the go.
Immersive storytelling: What The Times has learnt from interactive features
The Times and Sunday Times’s experiments in ‘immersive’ storytelling could help the publisher make improvements to its main editorial content management system in the future, the news:rewired conference heard today.
Drones, mobile-first and real-time analytics: emerging opportunities in digital journalism
Cameras mounted on flying gadgets and real-time web analytics tools such as ChartBeat have been named as some of the most exciting opportunities in digital journalism by a panel of experts at news:rewired.
How newsrooms are using short-form video to engage audiences
Representatives from newsrooms that use short video to engage with readers and viewers told the news:rewired conference, in London today, about there various approaches.
Top tips on using Instagram for news
Hannah Waldram, community manager EMEA for Instagram, today outlined for delegates at the news:rewired conference some tips on how journalists and editors can use the social photo-sharing network to enhance their storytelling.
As it happened: Emerging opportunities in digital journalism
The final session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, saw a panel of digital journalism experts discuss the emerging opportunities this year and beyond, from technology and gadgets, to the skills becoming vital in today’s newsrooms, and those of the future.
As it happened: The digital journalist’s toolbox
This session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, focused on sharing key tools and apps tips for digital journalists. In particular, the session focused on productivity, the production of better digital journalism, organisation of the web, and how to carry out tasks on the go.
Mobile news: the hurdle still faced by data journalists
News organisations still lack a “stable set of tools” to use data journalism to its full potential – especially on mobile – the news:rewired conference, in London, heard today.