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As it happened: Show, don’t tell: virtual reality and the news

| July 16, 2015 – 5:04 pm | 2,368 views
VR session

The panel in this final session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, discussed the possibilities for news in virtual reality and how ‘immersive’ technology can work for journalism.

As it happened: social storytelling session

| July 16, 2015 – 3:11 pm | 2,304 views
social storytelling session

This session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, covered the opportunities and problems that organisations may encounter with adopting a publishing-straight-to-social-media strategy

As it happened: using social media to source stories session

| July 16, 2015 – 2:08 pm | 2,827 views
Sourcing stories on social media session

The news-gathering process has been revolutionalised by social media, but journalism still struggles with the finding and verification of social sources. This panel at news:rewired discussed strategies.

As it happened: Building engaged communities session

| July 16, 2015 – 11:49 am | 2,380 views
Building engaged communities panel

This panel session at news:rewired took an in-depth look at how media outlets keep their audiences engaged with stories and how comments can play a positive role

As it happened: Emily Bell’s conference opening keynote

| July 16, 2015 – 9:17 am | 2,448 views
Emily Bell two

Emily Bell, director of Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, delivered the opening keynote address at the news:rewired conference in London today

As it happened: Emerging technology session

| February 3, 2015 – 4:58 pm | 2,406 views
Emerging technology session

In the final session of the day, a panel of experts demonstrated to the news:rewired conference how newsrooms are harnessing new technology, such as wearables, to tell stories and deliver news, and in the future. This is the archived version of the session live blog

As it happened: A new wave in audio news

| February 3, 2015 – 3:12 pm | 2,320 views
Online audio session at newsrewired

This session of the news:rewired conference, today in London, was a practical look at how newsrooms are using audio for engagement and social sharing to ensure stories are seen and heard. This is the archive version of our live session blog.

As it happened: Visual storytelling session

| February 3, 2015 – 2:02 pm | 1,936 views
Visual storytelling session

Multimedia, interactive elements and visualisations can help stories stand out, but how and where are these elements best used? This workshop session of news:rewired explored the topic. This is the archived version of the live blog

As it happened: Engaging younger audiences

| February 3, 2015 – 11:16 am | 2,410 views
Engaging young audiences session

This session of the news:rewired conference looked at some of the ways news outlets are reaching out to 16-34 year old readers, with a focus on mobile and social strategies. This is the archived live blog

As it happened: Keynote from Aron Pilhofer

| February 3, 2015 – 9:24 am | 3,192 views
Aron Pilhofer

In the opening keynote Aron Pilhofer, executive editor of digital at The Guardian, discussed the importance of visual presentation in modern digital journalism