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Slides and audio – Christopher Meighan’s keynote speech

| December 4, 2015 – 10:28 am | 1,493 views
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Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, emerging news products, at The Washington Post, gave delegates an insight into the outlet’s digital innovation in his keynote speech at the recent news:rewired conference.
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Arria is the latest sponsor of December’s news:rewired

| November 16, 2015 – 3:21 pm | 1,151 views
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The next news:rewired digital journalism conference is taking place in just two weeks, and we are pleased to announce Arria as the latest sponsor of the event.

Based in London, the company has developed a software that can automatically produce written articles and reports in a variety of formats, as well as graphs and audio soundbites.

The event, organised by Journalism.co.uk, takes place on 1 December 2015 at the MSN UK offices in Victoria London.

The day will offer a mix of practical workshops and panel discussions looking at the latest techniques and trends in digital journalism.

Longform video and local media: More speakers announced for December’s news:rewired

| November 10, 2015 – 5:19 pm | 1,939 views
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Andrea Iannuzzi, editor of Agenzia Giornali Locali, will discuss new models in local media, and Matt Danzico, founder of BBC Pop Up, will give delegates an insight into online video for the mobile generation.

How can ‘robot journalists’ help the media? Announcing the final session at December’s news:rewired

| November 3, 2015 – 2:18 pm | 1,918 views
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With less than a month to go until the next news:rewired conference taking place at MSN HQ in London on 1 December, we’re pleased to announce the afternoon session that will round up a day full of ideas, trends and techniques for journalists: automation in news.

WATCH: Virtual reality should be approached with ‘cautious enthusiasm’

| July 22, 2015 – 6:04 pm | 1,498 views
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Edward Miller, entrepreneur and head of visuals at Immersiv.ly, was on the panel discussing virtual reality in news at last week’s events.

In the video below, he explains why news organisations should be cautious when approaching virtual reality, why it might work better for ‘slow’ rather than breaking news and how it differs from 360-degree videos.

WATCH: How news organisations should approach eyewitness media

| July 22, 2015 – 5:55 pm | 1,511 views
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Claire Wardle is co-founder of the Eyewitness Media Hub and research director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

In this video, she outlines why thinking of eyewitness footage as a type of media produced by a person that has actually been in a traumatic situation, rather than user generated content, influences the way in which journalists approach their sources.

WATCH: Two key themes in news consumption

| July 22, 2015 – 5:21 pm | 1,916 views
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Isaac Showman, managing editor of Reuters TV, spoke on the panel about video on the move last week, alongside Hanna Kouri, ISTV’s channel director.

In the video below, Showman outlines two of the main ways in which people find and consume news, both developing predominantly on mobile devices: social media and video.

WATCH: Sourcing and verifying stories on social media

| July 22, 2015 – 5:09 pm | 1,462 views
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Jochen Spangenberg is innovation manager on the Reveal Project, an initiative co-founded by the European Commission, which aims to develop tools and services that aid news organisations in verifying social media content.

In this video, he talks about the balance journalists should find between using both social media and traditional mediums to source and verify their stories, as well as the common challenges they face.

WATCH: How journalists should engage with readers in the comments

| July 22, 2015 – 4:41 pm | 1,580 views
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Ashley Muddiman, research associate on the Engaging News Project, spoke on the panel about building engaged communities at last week’s event.

In this video, she shares some of its findings and tips, such as when should journalists engage with their readers in the comments and how changing the language of these sections can help maintain a civilised conversation.

How journalists can understand and maximise Twitter’s potential

| February 3, 2015 – 6:16 pm | 4,945 views
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The afternoon keynote speech at news:rewired was delivered today by Joanna Geary, head of news partnerships at Twitter UK, and touched upon three key areas: use of data, engagement, and discovery and multimedia.