July 2017

Posts published in July 2017

As it happened: Representative media – community and local journalism

The second session of the News:rewired conference, in London today, looked at how larger media organisations are connecting with their audience on a local level, and what can they learn from local media. This is the archived live blog from the session… Normally, stores like Aldi’s will only open a couple times a year. They […]

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As it happened: Mobile is dominant in readers’ lives. So why aren’t we talking about it more?

Those of us who spend our lives thinking about the future of news are not talking about mobile as much as we did a few years ago. Instead, we talk about big changes in social platforms, VR, chat bots and artificial intelligence – all of which are important and also have implications on mobile usage. […]

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Don’t miss spotlight talks from BuzzSumo and CosaVostra tomorrow

Over the past week, we’ve added two Spotlight talks to the programme of our next newsrewired event, taking place on 19 July at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London. Tomorrow afternoon, delegates will be able to find out more about what makes an engaging headline for social media from BuzzSumo, and get advice for applying for […]

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Coming to newsrewired on 19 July? Meet the exhibitors

Newsrewired has always highlighted the latest trends, techniques and tools for digital journalists, and in that spirit, we will be featuring four great services for individual journalists and media organisations at our next event in London on 19 July. In a world of too much content and information, everyone needs a good librarian. As such, […]

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Speakers from the Guardian and Independent join elections panel

The Journalism.co.uk team has been hard at work making the final preparations for the newsrewired digital journalism conference, taking place at Reuters in London next week on 19 July. In between prepping the information sheets for delegates and the swag bags, we have also added two more speakers to our panel on election reporting and political journalism.

We are very happy to announce that Anushka Asthana, joint political editor, the Guardian, and Christian Broughton, editor, The Independent, will be joining a panel discussing election coverage, reporting on polls, and making political journalism more engaging, alongside Guy Faulconbridge, Reuters UK bureau chief, and Kate McCann, senior political correspondent at The Telegraph.

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More speakers join us at July’s event to discuss local journalism

How can you reach the untold stories in your patch? Are there blank spots in local coverage? Can national news outlets be truly representative of the audience they serve and burst through the London or Paris bubble? 

The opening panel at newsrewired on 19 July explores how news organisations of various sizes relate to local news, how they find stories in their communities and how they report beyond the location of their main offices in large cities.

The Journalism.co.uk team is happy to announce two more speakers will be joining us for the session, from Archant and the Hackney Citizen.

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New on the agenda: Political journalism and election reflections

Could your election coverage use a refresh? Are you striking the right balance between covering the day-to-day goings on in Parliament and covering the concerns of constituents? Do you think political journalism is in dire need of new approaches and some innovation?

With the next newsrewired digital journalism conference fast approaching (19 July, London), the Journalism.co.uk team has added a new panel to the agenda to help delegates find answers to the questions above.

Speakers from The Telegraph and Reuters will discuss their organisations’ take on election coverage, the role polls should play in the reporting, the ‘surprise’ factor in the result of the EU Referendum, the US election, and the UK general election, and the current state of political journalism.

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