In the era of Snapchat, Vine and Periscope, some news organisations are still investing time and resources into making longer videos for the web. So what goes into producing these videos and is there an ideal length and format that makes people stay and watch?
News organisations are continually experimenting with digital story-telling as a way to engage and excite their mobile audiences, delegates at the news:rewired conference, in London today, were told. According to a 2014 Ofcom report, more than half of digital readers are now accessing news on mobiles and tablet devices, and to meet this growing demand […]
Since the Washington Post’s emerging news products team launched a year and a half ago, it has engineered apps for Amazon’s tablet, desktop, mobile phones and the Apple Watch, but always with an eye on the paper’s most traditional product. Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, emerging news products at the Post, told the […]
How do regional outlets see their role in their community in the digital age – and is it sustainable? This panel at the news:rewired conference, in London today, looked at new approaches to funding and storytelling local media outlets are taking.
With many news outlets now regularly working with Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and more chat apps, this panel session of the news:rewired conference, in London, explored the opportunities for journalists on these platforms and took a practical look at the role they can play in newsrooms.
The opening panel of the news:rewired conference, in London today, looked at how news organisations are dealing with the growing percentage of readers who access stories from mobile devices only. It asked what storytelling styles work best and if media outlets can still captivate audiences with apps?
Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, and emerging news products, with the Washington Post, opened the news:rewired conference in London today. Over the last year, Chris has worked on the Post’s new national product suite, tablet and smartphone apps, a new desktop site, a mobile website, as well as a presence on […]