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Announcing Parse.ly as latest sponsor of news:rewired

| June 18, 2014 – 5:37 pm | 3,079 views
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We’re pleased to announce Parse.ly, the web analytics experts, as the latest sponsor of the next news:rewired digital journalism conference.

The conference will take place on Wednesday 23 July at MSN UK’s headquarters in London, where leading online journalists will share their work and advice in making the most of online tools and opportunities.

Parse.ly’s Clare Carr will lead a post-lunch workshop demonstrating how audience insights can be useful to offer more relevant and engaging content as part of a wider editorial strategy, with the aim of improving metrics such as unique visitors, time-on-site and return visits.

Other news:rewired sessions announced so far include a discussion on the use of private social network in journalisms, a workshop on finding documents, data and social media content to support stories, spreadsheet skills for journalists and key social media tools.

Announcing Shorthand as the latest sponsor of news:rewired

| June 16, 2014 – 4:09 pm | 3,182 views

Shorthand are the latest sponsor of news:rewired

A Storify round-up of news:rewired

| September 24, 2013 – 10:42 am | 3,165 views
Photo by Mark Hakkansson

Here is a round-up of some of the lessons shared at news:rewired on Friday 20 September.

More than 30 speakers shared case studies from their news organisations, plus there were tips for digital journalism and advice on online tools.

How journalists can get started with mapping data sets

| September 20, 2013 – 5:57 pm | 5,655 views
John Burn-murdoch

John Burn-Murdoch, interactive data journalist at the Financial Times, today gave delegates at the news:rewired conference, in London, a run down of tools and techniques to turn data sets into maps and visualisations.

Metro’s ten tools for managing audience data in the newsroom

| September 20, 2013 – 5:13 pm | 7,391 views
Richard Moynihan

Metro’s social media and community manager, Richard Moynihan, today told the news:rewired conference, in London, about the tools and tips by which his title has boosted traffic to – and engagement with – its website.

Why Vice creates news videos

| September 20, 2013 – 4:33 pm | 5,888 views
Al Brown

Vice to expand its video news channel as a way of focusing attention on its strand of documentary film-making, it’s head of video in the UK to the news:rewired conference in London today

AS IT HAPPENED: Mapping workshop

| September 20, 2013 – 2:50 pm | 2,287 views
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A live blog from the mapping workshop at news:rewired conference in London today

Accuracy vs speed: How the BBC and ITV approach breaking news

| September 20, 2013 – 1:32 pm | 7,876 views
Chris Hamilton

The first Q&A session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, looked at approaches taken to breaking digital news by major organisations in the UK.

PHOTOS: Live stream of today’s news:rewired images

| September 20, 2013 – 11:05 am | 1,756 views

Check out the live stream of images from today’s news:rewired conference in London

AS IT HAPPENED: Jay Lauf of Quartz delivers news:rewired keynote

| September 20, 2013 – 6:45 am | 5,387 views

A live blog of Jay Lauf’s keynote speech to open the tenth news:rewired conference