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


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 heard from:

  • Trushar Barot, mobile editor, BBC World Service
  • Blathnaid Healy, UK editor,Mashable
  • Heather Bowen, head of social media, Daily Mirror

Below are the speakers’ presentations and audio from the session, and you can also catch up with the blog coverage and video interviews with some of the speakers.

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