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As it happened: Going direct – chat apps in news

| July 23, 2014 – 11:06 am | 1,540 views

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.

As it happened: New forms of engagement

| July 23, 2014 – 10:05 am | 1,359 views
New Forms of Engagement panel

Getting stories in front of the audience is the first step, but keeping them engaged will make sure they come back. The opening session looked at how to achieve this through visual mobile journalism, interactive tools, immersive long-form articles and new community insights.

As it happened: news:rewired keynote by David Ho, WSJ

| July 23, 2014 – 9:18 am | 2,603 views

David Ho is the editor for mobile, tablets and emerging technology at The Wall Street Journal. In his keynote speech, he talked about the ways reporters can “embrace the mobile revolution” and explores what could be next for journalism and storytelling in relation to emerging technologies. He tweets at @DavidHo.

5 ways journalists can use private social networks

| June 27, 2014 – 5:07 pm | 2,718 views
By <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/alvy/12769823803/in/photolist-ksqFHV-dzeR3Y-ksmHPM-eXRpXc-g6XG2r-g6WNbK-iZ7JrZ-iZbsub-iZ7yYR-iZ7yzV-iZ8REn-iZbqmd-iZ9Evh-iZ7vGF-iZbo7o-dz9nnc-dz9nm6-kZMPsp-g74BKw-9h86Zj-nK5awU-dEf4sN-e3RdY5-feKUFq-efkJg6-d5eF5A-jkxVM5-9yyhRC-fPnaAU-dUzAmn-fP5C7K-jF4b8N-ktTk98-gv4UtU-cwCTXN-e9SJmy-fbCVcX-fJSFdX-dxv6yu-nDe7zJ-fDYoHF-f5Zgyi-cwCTWJ-cwCTo5-cwCTi5-cwCT33-cwCSYS-cwCSSG-cwCSwS-gv5d5H/">Alvaro Ibanez</a> on Flickr

Private social media, one of the digital trends journalists should follow this year, has emerged as a new way of connecting with the audience and an opportunity to pull in more readers, viewers and listeners.

We’ve put together a list of five ways journalists have been using private social networks recently to show what can be done.

AS IT HAPPENED: LinkedIn for journalists workshop

| September 20, 2013 – 2:50 pm | 1,639 views
crowd five

A workshop session at the news:rewired conference today in London looked at how journalists can use LinkedIn

AS IT HAPPENED: Verification workshop

| September 20, 2013 – 2:00 pm | 1,509 views
crowd three

A live blog from the verification workshop featured during the news:rewired conference in London today

AS IT HAPPENED: Searching social session

| September 20, 2013 – 11:40 am | 1,781 views

A live blog of the searching social workshop at the news:rewired conference in London today

AS IT HAPPENED: Breaking news panel discussion

| September 20, 2013 – 9:10 am | 3,017 views
breaking news session

A live blog of the opening session at news:rewired where speakers discuss digital tools for breaking news situations

How to: create a keyword-based ‘buzz’ page on your WordPress blog

| January 11, 2010 – 1:51 pm | 4,161 views

A detailed look at collecting and archiving links to keyword or hashtag-based social activity on a WordPress blog.

Ten trends in journalism in 2010

| December 16, 2009 – 6:43 pm | 3,979 views

Adam Westbrook, freelance journalist and multimedia producer (and one of the speakers at the practical journalism event news:rewired, City University London, 14 January 2010), makes his predictions for journalism next year.

10 trends in journalism for …