July 2014

Posts published in July 2014

How one broadcaster is reaching the ‘YouTube Generation’

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 […]

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Five techniques for finding data stories in spreadsheets

  John Burn-Murdoch, data journalist for the Financial Times, used the mid-afternoon session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, to provided a step-by-step masterclass on the crucial skills needed to extract stories from in spreadsheets using Google Docs. Burn-Murdoch detailed five key techniques that can make spreadsheets your best friend when attempting to interpret data […]

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