March 2016

Posts published in March 2016

Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement

With the unique array of opportunities it offers for creative storytelling and audience engagement, video is increasingly gaining momentum within the journalism industry. As new technologies and platforms have developed, video formats have started to be not a sole prerogative of TV anymore; video content is now accessed from multiple platforms, live or on-demand. 

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Trailblazers: How to talk tech to millennial audiences on YouTube

At the opening panel for’s news:rewired “video focus” conference, YouTube took a backseat to more up-and-coming social distribution models such as Facebook and Snapchat. But Shivvy Jervis, head of digital at Telefonica, is making the platform work for the company’s millennial audiences. Jervis is the creative force behind the popular YouTube series Digital Futures and The Trailblazers. Episodes in […]

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A Reuters masterclass in how to make live content work online

Traditionally, running the live services at Reuters would have meant operating a satellite-delivered service which goes to hundreds of broadcasters around the world, but in recent years it’s been about running Reuters Live Online – an over-the-internet service that is specifically designed to give easy-to-use live content to digital publishers. 

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Announcing the next news:rewired event – 20 July

With news:rewired ‘video focus’ (16 March) sold out weeks in advance, we’ve already started planning the next event. And we’re pleased to announce the next news:rewired digital journalism conference will take place on 20 July 2016

Missed out on tickets for ‘video focus’ or want to grab a discount? There are 40 earlybird tickets on sale for just £120+VAT until 6 May or until they run out, whichever comes first.

As always, news:rewired will highlight practical tips and advice – tools or programs, organisational processes, approaches or strategies – so delegates can leave with ideas of how they might achieve similar things themselves. This is at the heart of what news:rewired is about.

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