June 2016

Posts published in June 2016

Social media and data: More speakers announced for July’s newsrewired

Here at Journalism.co.uk we’re busy getting everything ready for the next newsrewired digital journalism conference, which takes place on 20 July at the Reuters offices in Canary Wharf, London.

With less than a month to go until the event, we’re pleased to announce more speakers from Sky News , the Guardian, and The Financial Times will be joining our expert line-up on the day.

The agenda for the day includes panel discussions, practical workshops and spotlight talks on trends and techniques in digital journalism, from making the most of analytics to getting to grips with podcasting, audience engagement and social media newsgathering.

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Welcome to our latest newsrewired sponsor: Social Honey

Journalism.co.uk is delighted to announce that audience analysis company Social Honey will be sponsoring our next newsrewired event, which takes place on 20 July at Reuters HQ in London.

Social Honey collects, manages and delivers audience-content engagement data in realtime. Publishers like The Next Web and The Daily Mail use Social Honey tools to inform editorial and marketing decisions, and keep readers onsite for longer.

Michael Kavanagh, chief executive of Social Honey, will give a spotlight talk at the event, shedding some light on audience engagement.

Audience analytics, big data and personalisation have been entered into the buzzword hall of fame in recent years. Kavanagh will present the practical application behind the terminology through a case study. He’ll cover the partnership between DMG Media Ireland and Social Honey to increase audience visitation, engagement and revenue through applied use of data analytics and personalisation.

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Meet Trint and x.news, our latest newsrewired sponsors

With less than a month to go until the next newsrewired digital journalism conference, which takes place on 20 July at Reuters HQ in London, the Journalism.co.uk team is delighted to announce short talks from our sponsors Trint and x.news – catch their talks in the auditorium and meet the teams during our networking breaks.

Every journalist knows the pain of transcription: It is tedious, time-consuming and it delays story turnaround. Emmy-winning war correspondent Jeff Kofman has worked with a skilled development team to revolutionise the transcription workflow. It’s called Trint. At very low cost, users get searchable transcripts back in minutes. Trint allows them to verify, share and publish content… pain-free.

x.news information technology gmbh is the company behind the award-winning on-demand solution for the modern newsroom, running on the Microsoft Azure platform. It is a powerful story research tool that transforms the way journalists work by monitoring the different sources (news agencies, social media sites, web and internal sources) all in one screen. With x.news, journalists can find, follow, collect and share all the latest information to deliver better and faster journalism.

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Digital strategy shake-ups and podcasting: More speakers announced for July’s newsrewired

With less than six weeks to go until our next newsrewired digital journalism conference, the Journalism.co.uk team is pleased to announced more speakers who will be joining our expert line-up taking part in panels, workshops and talks throughout the day.

Speakers from The Times and Sunday Times, the ShoutOut Network, and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism will be sharing their expertise and latest insights into innovative digital strategy and podcasting.

Newsrewired takes place on 20 July 2016 at Reuters, in Canary Wharf, London. Opening with a keynote from Kristen Taylor, audience development specialist and former community editor, Serial Season 2, the event will highlight the latest trends and techniques in digital journalism through a mixture of panels, talks and practical workshops throughout the day. Tickets cost just £165+VAT.

As well as the conference, Journalism.co.uk is also hosting a day of training on 21 July at The Bridge near London Bridge.

Newsrewired+ delegates can choose to attend one of the following courses: advanced online research bootcamp, search engine optimisation for journalists and making podcasts and audio packages.

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Kristen Taylor, audience development specialist and former Serial community editor, to give keynote speech at July’s newsrewired

Our 17th digital journalism conference is just around the corner and with less than two months to go until the event on 20 July, we are delighted to announce Kristen Taylor will kick off the day with a keynote speech at newsrewired.

An audience development specialist and digital storyteller for global media and technology companies, most recently Kristen was the community editor for Serial, the acclaimed podcast produced by WBEZ and This American Life.

During her time with Serial, Kristen managed Serial’s social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine and Snapchat, monitoring conversations and interacting with the podcast’s fans as its second season progressed.

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