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Kristen Taylor, audience development specialist and former Serial community editor, to give keynote speech at July’s newsrewired

| June 8, 2016 – 4:01 pm | 2,386 views
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Our 17th digital journalism conference is just around the corner and with less than two months to go until the event on 20 July, we are delighted to announce Kristen Taylor will kick off the day with a keynote speech at newsrewired.

An audience development specialist and digital storyteller for global media and technology companies, most recently Kristen was the community editor for Serial, the acclaimed podcast produced by WBEZ and This American Life.

During her time with Serial, Kristen managed Serial’s social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine and Snapchat, monitoring conversations and interacting with the podcast’s fans as its second season progressed.

Slides and audio – The value of 360-degree video

| March 18, 2016 – 1:19 pm | 2,343 views
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360-degree video has been one of the stand-out formats to emerge in 2015, as more social networks start to support it and new, accessible cameras hit the market. At news:rewired yesterday, we heard about the …

Slides and audio – Virtual voiceover translation in news production

| March 18, 2016 – 12:49 pm | 1,769 views
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Dmitry Shishkin, digital editor, BBC World Service, presented the latest experiment from the organisation, using language technology in news production – from machine translation to synthetic voices.
The slides and audio from this ‘Spotlight’ session are available …

Slides and audio – The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 18, 2016 – 10:30 am | 2,837 views
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Can you go live from your smartphone in under 2 minutes? Harriet Hadfield, reporter, Sky News, never dares leave the house without her mobile broadcasting kit. She gave attendees an insight into some of the apps and …

Slide and audio – Press play: What works in online video?

| March 18, 2016 – 10:06 am | 2,062 views
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Publishers are now competing for attention with services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video – so what are the best news video formats to engage your audience?This ‘in-depth’ session explored production techniques and strategies behind …

Slides and audio – Online video at The Economist: How to train the voice of a 173-year-old to speak social

| March 17, 2016 – 4:36 pm | 2,193 views
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In our fifth and final ‘Spotlight’ talk of the day, Adam Smith, deputy community editor at The Economist, gave attendees an insight into the process of creating social-ready videos that also match the organisation’s legacy.
Find Smith’s slides …

Slides and audio – Livestreaming news: The what, where, when and how of making live work online

| March 17, 2016 – 4:18 pm | 2,329 views
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Reuters Video News delivers live breaking news, entertainment and sports content to hundreds of broadcasters and online publishers across the world.
Three years after Reuters launched the first multiple stream live service for online publishers, Tessa Kaday, …

Engaging online video and mobile journalism: More speakers announced for news:rewired ‘video focus’

| February 3, 2016 – 3:54 pm | 2,455 views
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The next news:rewired ‘video focus’ is fast approaching – with a little over a month to go until the event, we are pleased to announce three more speakers from CNN, Reuters and Sky News will be joining our expert line-up on the day.

The conference, focused entirely on editorial video and the opportunities and challenges it brings into the newsroom, will take place on 16 March at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London. Tickets are available for £165+VAT.

Slides and audio – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

| December 11, 2015 – 1:51 pm | 1,333 views
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In this session, we looked at the resources needed in the newsroom to develop tools and templates, the collaborative approach between developers and journalists and the open-source movement.
We heard from Nick Petrie, deputy head of digital, The …

Slides and audio – International investigations

| December 11, 2015 – 12:58 pm | 915 views
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Our guest speakers on the international investigations workshop were Jacopo Ottaviani, a data journalist who has worked on projects like The Migrants Files, Generation E, E-waste Republic, and Lawrence Marzouk, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network.
They gave …