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Albertine Piels’s diary of a journalist surrounded by coders

| July 19, 2017 – 6:31 pm | 236 views
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It doesn’t happen very often that journalists work directly with coders – so when it does happen it could feel, for both sides, a little like stepping into a completely new universe…
Albertine Piels is the former …

Newsgathering and storytelling tools, with Google News Lab’s Matt Cooke

| July 19, 2017 – 6:14 pm | 297 views
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Matt Cooke, head of the International Google News Lab and a former BBC journalist, used his session at the newsrewired conference, in London today, to introduce a series of newsgathering and storytelling tools and suggest …

Political journalism: reflections on covering the election

| July 19, 2017 – 5:43 pm | 191 views
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Is there a need for a new approach to political journalism and the we cover elections? After a year of election surprises, a panel at the newsrewired conference, in London today, asked: How should a journalist …

As it happened: what’s new with push alerts

| July 19, 2017 – 5:02 pm | 220 views
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The final session of the newsrewired conference, in London today, asked what’s new with the good old push notification and examines best practices for engaging audiences via the home screen of their mobile devices.
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How to crack Snapchat and Instagram through ‘Stories’

| July 19, 2017 – 4:51 pm | 351 views
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Have you ever noticed those little circles containing pictures at the top of your social media feeds? These things are called ‘Stories’ and although they might have started on Snapchat that hasn’t stopped them making …

As it happened: the diary of a journalist surrounded by coders

| July 19, 2017 – 4:30 pm | 250 views

Albertine Piels is the director of Hackastory. Last year she quit her job as an editor in chief at the Dutch national news station RTLZ to focus on Hackastory, where she works with coders every …

Representative media: ‘when you meet people face-to-face, you can do much more’

| July 19, 2017 – 4:00 pm | 183 views
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From the outside local and national news outlets seem like very different organisations – but aren’t their challenges growing ever similar? If so, then what can they do to improve levels of public trust, connect …

As it happened: audio in the age of social media

| July 19, 2017 – 1:55 pm | 164 views
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The first afternoon session of the newsrewired conference, in London today, asked if radio can go viral and how journalists can make audio more engaging online. This is the archived live blog of the session.

Keynote: Mobile is dominant in readers’ lives, so why aren’t we talking about it more?

| July 19, 2017 – 1:09 pm | 318 views

 
Sasha Koren , editor of the Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab, opened the newsrewired conference, today (19 July) in London, by stressing the need for news publishers to continue to push the boundaries of journalism on …

As it happened: political journalism and election reflections

| July 19, 2017 – 11:27 am | 314 views
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The third live session of the newsrewired conference, in London today, looked at whether there is a need for new approaches to political journalism and the way we cover elections. This is the archived live …