Articles by Catalina Albeanu
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.
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.
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.
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.
A workshop session at the news:rewired conference today in London looked at how journalists can use LinkedIn
A live blog from the verification workshop featured during the news:rewired conference in London today