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A sneak peek at December’s news:rewired

| September 1, 2015 – 1:24 pm | 2,629 views
news:rewired folder

The next news:rewired digital journalism conference is taking place on Tuesday 1 December in London, and here at Journalism.co.uk we’ve been busy planning the agenda. Topics we will be discussing at December’s news:rewired include:

The rise of chat apps – Private messaging apps have become a regular feature in the media toolbox, used both to share news with mobile audiences and to source reports. How have media organisations been working with chat apps and what could their future role in news be?

Building in-house tools – Many news outlets have been building their own tools to make everyday newsgathering and storytelling tasks simpler and quicker. But what resources go into this process and what problems are they trying to solve in the first place?

International investigations – A collaborative investigation from a global reporting team can result in major stories sweeping the international media, and December’s news:rewired will take a look at the tools and techniques needed to complete such projects.

Early-bird discounted tickets end this Friday, 4 September.

Slides and audio – What newsrooms need to know about smartwatches

| July 22, 2015 – 6:40 pm | 1,534 views

In this session, we looked at the dos and don’ts of news alerts on smartwatches.

We heard from Tom Quast and Nils Kaehler, co-founders, Creative Vikings, who also offered delegates a glimpse into the future of wearables.

Slides and audio – Building engaged communities

| July 22, 2015 – 6:10 pm | 2,093 views

This panel offered an in-depth look at how media outlets keep their audience engaged with stories, and how readers’ comments can play a positive role.

We heard from: Alison Gow, digital innovation editor, Trinity Mirror Regionals; Ashley Muddiman, research associate, Engaging News Project; and Laura Oliver, social and communities editor, UK, the Guardian.

Slides and audio – The mobile visual journalist

| July 21, 2015 – 5:35 pm | 1,497 views

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.

Social search and virtual reality: More speakers announced for July’s news:rewired

| June 26, 2015 – 2:14 pm | 1,871 views

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.

More speakers announced for July’s news:rewired

| June 4, 2015 – 2:19 pm | 1,622 views

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.

As it happened: A ‘start-up’ approach to news innovation

| July 23, 2014 – 5:02 pm | 2,888 views
Stijn Lehaen - VRT Start Up

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.

As it happened: The journalist’s social media toolbox

| July 23, 2014 – 4:14 pm | 2,694 views
Journalist Social Media Toolbox- Richard Moyniham

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.

As it happened: Spreadsheet skills – beyond the basics

| July 23, 2014 – 3:11 pm | 1,531 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 | 1,751 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.