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“Diversity is not about political correctness. It’s about quality journalism”

| August 30, 2019 – 3:07 pm | 714 views
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Lack of diversity in the newsroom, biased reporting and dipping trust in the media have all been hot topics for the past few months.

But how can we ‘unbias’ the news? In a Journalism.co.uk podcast, Tabea Grzeszyk, CEO and co-founder of the collaborative network for journalists Hostwriter, tries to answer that question in a new book called Unbias the News: Why diversity matters for journalism.

US immigration and mass shootings reporter at AP joins debate on diversity in the newsroom

| August 29, 2019 – 2:40 pm | 1,008 views
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Russell Contreras, reporter with The Associated Press, will be joining Newsrewired panel to bring a US perspective and fresh ideas on how to make your media organisation thrive by attracting diverse talents. He will also speak about the strategies The Associated Press has used in its newsrooms, what has worked and what has not amid changing demographics.

Two new workshops added to the November agenda

| August 23, 2019 – 2:16 pm | 772 views
Live podcasting & Storytelling with maps

You can now join two new workshops at our upcoming Newsrewired conference, taking place on 27 November 2019 at Reuters, London, UK.

Gain new skills at ‘Grow your audience by hosting a live podcast recording’ session and learn how to visualise your data at ‘Storytelling with Maps’ workshop with Google.

What does content verification mean in the age of deepfakes?

| August 15, 2019 – 12:13 pm | 722 views
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Deepfakes – doctored videos fabricating footage of what looks like real people – have been around for years. But the journalism community is now starting to take seriously their potential to damage trust in the media and democracy.

Google and Facebook step up their efforts to revive local journalism

| August 8, 2019 – 11:37 am | 788 views
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Last week we announced that Journalism.co.uk and Google News Initiative have partnered to offer 30 local journalists the opportunity to attend the Newsrewired conference. We have received nearly 50 applications in one week alone, which shows how much demand for support there is from bootstrapped, regional newsrooms.

Newsrewired to welcome 30 local journalists thanks to support from the Google News Initiative

| August 1, 2019 – 11:05 am | 1,384 views
GNI sponsorship

Journalism.co.uk and Google News Initiative have partnered to offer 30 local journalists the opportunity to attend the Newsrewired conference.

Thanks to the support from GNI, 10 local journalists will be able to attend both days, with a further 20 places being offered to local journalists interested in attending the conference only on 27 November 2019.