With just over five weeks to go until the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, we’re delighted to announce the agenda for the day.
The event, organised by Journalism.co.uk, will take place on the 1 December at MSN HQ in London. As usual, news:rewired will highlight the latest trends, tools and techniques in journalism through a mix of practical workshops and expert panels.
Tickets cost just £165+VAT – and you can add a full day of training on top with a news:rewired+ ticket for £335+VAT.
The programme for the day is now available. Here are some highlights:
Insights from Team Rainbow at The Washington Post
Chris has helped to launch The Post’s new national product suite, which includes tablet and smartphone apps, a new desktop site, a mobile website, as well as a presence on the Apple Watch.
The Emerging News Products team, known as Team Rainbow at the Washington Post, is consistently in the innovations mindset, knowing that once they launch something it’s on to figuring out what the next thing will be.
What mobile-only audiences want from news
Chris will then join the opening panel, looking at ways news outlets are adapting to the growing percentage of readers who now access news from smartphones and tablets only. Also on the panel will be:
Brianne O’Brien, mobile editor, BuzzFeed News
Chat apps: What’s Next?
WhatsApp, Viber and Snapchat are playing an increasingly important role in journalism, from acting as a distribution channel for news to helping with the newsgathering process. What value can they bring to your organisation? Learn from:
Longform video for the mobile generation
In the era of Snapchat, Vine and Periscope, some news organisations are still investing time and resources into making longer videos for the web.
Telling stories with data
Data can be a great source of stories, but working with large volumes of it can be a daunting process. How can journalists find stories in data and how can they present these stories in an engaging way? A workshop with:
Other sessions on the day will look at:
- How to put news into context
- International investigations
- New models for local media
- Building in-house tools for the newsroom
As well as the conference on Tuesday 1 December, we are proud to host a full day of training at the same venue on Wednesday 2 December.
As always, Journalism.co.uk workshops are focused on gaining practical skills and hands-on experience. You can choose from: social media content strategies; advanced online research techniques; and a crash course in social video. Find out more about news:rewired+ here.