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Announcing the agenda for July’s newsrewired

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Our next newsrewired event is less than two months away – this will be Journalism.co.uk’s 19th digital journalism conference, and it will take place on 19 July at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

As usual, the event will highlight and discuss the latest trends and techniques in journalism through a mix of panel discussions, workshops and spotlight talks, designed to equip delegates with the knowledge required to try it out in their own newsrooms.

Tickets for the one-day conference are available for £180+VAT and we will also be hosting a full day of training at Reuters on 20 July. Newsrewired+ tickets cost £368+VAT, and they provide access to newsrewired and one of three hands-on workshops the next day: digital storytelling, 360-degree video or social video.

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The programme for newsrewired is now available and highlights from the topics we will explore on the day include:

A keynote on why we should be talking more about mobile, and using it more to reach our audiences

Sasha Koren, editor, Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab, will share some insights into how mobile continues to shape how people consume news, and the complexities and possibilities it brings.

 

newsrewired 8 February 2017. Image by Mark Hakansson

Lessons community media can teach larger news organisations

Maeve McClenaghan, investigative journalist, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism,  Bureau Local team, will speak on a panel about how larger media organisations can connect with their audience on a local level.

‘I saw it on Facebook’: Takeaways about news brand attribution in social media and search

In this spotlight talk, Nic Newman, research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, will present exclusive findings from a month-long study that tracked whether readers remember the news brands or the platform when consuming content, as well as which UK brands do best for recognition and why.

Making big things happen on small budgets

How can you make it work and stay on top of innovation if you have a smaller team or fewer financial resources? Find out from Sebastian Horn, head of German news outlet ze.tt in this workshop.

What’s new with the good old push notification?

The closing panel at newsrewired will explore best practices for engaging with audiences on their home screens. With Sasha Koren, editor, Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab, Des Shoesenior staff editor, The New York Times, London bureau, and Subhajit Banerjeeproduct manager, mobile, Condé Nast International. 

Other sessions on the day will look at audio in the age of social media, collaboration between journalists and coders, spatial audio and constructive responses to the refugee crisis. Check out the agenda here.

We hope to see you there!

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