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As it happened: Spreadsheet skills – beyond the basics

| July 23, 2014 – 3:11 pm | 1,459 views
Spreadsheets Skills- Beyond the basics- John Burn-Murdoch

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.

As it happened: Facebook for journalists

| July 23, 2014 – 3:05 pm | 1,691 views
Facebook for Jornalists- Karla Geci

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.

As it happened: Sourcing stories – documents, data and social

| July 23, 2014 – 2:04 pm | 2,113 views
Sourcing Stories- documents,data and social- Heather Brown

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.

As is happened: Reddit – More than just AMAs

| July 23, 2014 – 2:00 pm | 2,098 views
Reddit - more than AMAs- Victoria Taylor-Reddit

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.

As it happened: Going direct – chat apps in news

| July 23, 2014 – 11:06 am | 1,596 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 | 1,407 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 | 2,778 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 | 2,775 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 | 1,704 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 | 1,574 views
crowd three

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