Articles by Catalina Albeanu
When a story breaks, the best camera is the one you have with you – but can you use your phone to its full potential?
Robb Montgomery, mobile journalism expert and trainer, and Patricia O’Callaghan, online journalist at RTE, shared their tips for creating professional videos with a smartphone at last week’s news:rewired conference.
With about three weeks to go to our next news:rewired digital journalism conference in London, we are delighted to announce more speakers joining us from BBC News, Deutsche Welle, Immersiv.ly and Syracuse University.
The latest speakers to join our growing line-up will be discussing ways to source stories on social media, a skill every journalists should master nowadays; and looking at the potential of virtual reality for news and how to start experimenting with a low budget.
It’s now under two months to go until our next news:rewired digital journalism conference in London, and we are pleased to announce more speakers who will be joining us from Reuters TV, the Guardian and RTÉ.
The conference will take place on Thursday 16 July at MSN HQ in London, with a full day of panel discussions and workshops on innovation in journalism, highlighting the latest tools and digital trends.
There is also a choice of three training courses on Friday 17 July, including social media content strategies and open source investigative techniques, but spaces are selling fast.
Belgian broadcaster VRT has been experimenting with new ways to reach the ‘YouTube Generation’. In this final session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, project leader Stijn Lehaen shared his thoughts, experiences and lessons from VRT Start-up.
During this session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, Sarah Marshall, social media editor, EMEA, The Wall Street Journal, Richard Moynihan, social media editor, The Telegraph, and Richard Parboo, Livefyre, looked at the most important tools, tips and techniques for journalists using social media.
This session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, featured a hands-on workshop to teach journalists how to find news in large, cluttered data sets.
Karla Geci, head of media partnerships at Facebook, hosted this workshop at the news:rewired conference, in London today, on how journalists can make the most of the world’s most popular social network.
This session of the news:rewired conference was a workshop looking at tools and tips on how journalists can search the web for documents and reports, data and social media content for their stories.
During this session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, James Cook, contributing editor at The Daily Dot, Fergus Bell, social media and UGC editor (international), Associated Press, and Victoria Taylor, Reddit’s director of communications, discussed how journalists can use the social news platform Reddit to source stories, verify facts and promote content. The session was moderated by Mark Frankel, assistant editor, social news, BBC.
At this session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, Trushar Barot, assistant editor, UGC and social media hub, BBC News Online, Luke Lewis, Buzzfeed UK editor, and Jason Collie, assistant editor of the Oxford Mail, discussed the emergence of new platforms as a more direct and personal way for journalists to engage with the audience. The session was moderated by Sue Llewelyn, co-founder of UltraSocial.