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The next newsrewired digital journalism conference will take place on 7 November 2018 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

This will be our 23rd conference, and as usual, we are aiming to provide delegates with practical skills and ideas they can take home and explore in their own organisations.

The day will feature a mix of workshops and panel discussions about the latest tools, trends and techniques in digital journalism.

The tickets (£190+VAT) give you access to the full-day conference on Wednesday 7 November 2018, and include lunch and refreshments, as well as after-event networking drinks and a delegate ‘goodie’ bag.

 

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Time Sessions and speakers
8:50-9:20am Registration and coffee
9:20-9:30am Welcome

  • Marcela Kunova, senior reporter, Journalism.co.uk
9:30-10:00am Keynote speech – details to be announced
10:00-10:50am Getting Generation Z engaged with the news

This panel will explore what the younger generation (13-24), who never knew life without smartphones, wants from news organisations. Getting them engaged with your brand and making them stay is crucial to get ahead of your competition.

10:50-11:20am Coffee break
11:20-11:50am Artificial intelligence in the newsroom can become your new best friend

Robots can’t replace journalists quite yet, but AI provides useful tools that expand the boundaries of reporters’ work. We will look at some of the most innovative ways of using AI tools in the newsroom, from processing loads of data to spotting patterns.

11:50-12:15pm Spotlight talk – details to be announced
12:15-1:00pm Beyond the Facebook News Feed: New social media strategies for content sharing

Although Facebook demoted news in its feed, appetite for sharing news stories doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. This panel will look at how news organisations are using chat apps and social media groups to share their content.

1:00pm-2:30pm Networking lunch and lunchtime workshop
2:30-3:25pm Auditorium

Verifying content in the age of fake news

One of the key sessions of the day will be a discussion about fact-checking, verifying user-generated content and fighting disinformation.

Workshop room

Social media storytelling

Learn how to produce eye-catching images and videos for audiences on social media, using the most powerful contention creation tool you already own: your smartphone.

Caroline Scott, video features editor at Journalism.co.uk, will guide you through an array of mobile applications and editing techniques to help you stand out from the crowd.

3:25-3:30pm Room change
3:30-4:20pm Auditorium

Details of this session to be announced

Workshop room

Building successful online communities

This workshop will provide you with practical advice on establishing and maintaining thriving communities in social spaces.

4:20-4:40pm Coffee break
4:40-5:20pm

Memberships in news organisations – how can we build revenue?

Learn about successful membership strategies and how they can contribute to your organisations’ revenue stream.

5:20-5:30pm Closing remarks
5:30-7:00pm Networking drinks

 

We will update the agenda with the speakers’ names as soon as we have them confirmed – watch this space.

All topics and speakers are subject to change. If you’d like to contribute as a speaker or sponsor, please get in touch by emailing marcela[at]journalism.co.uk.