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Become a mobile journalism pro at Newsrewired

| October 17, 2019 – 1:17 pm | 125 views
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Join us at Newsrewired and learn how to create professional video and audio content using the tool you and your team already have – a smartphone. Whether you want to boost your social media strategy, publish more video or simply produce professionally-looking content with fewer people and resources, Newsrewired has you covered.

Yusuf Omar, a mobile and wearable journalist, will show you how mobile storytelling can engage audiences around the world and give you his best tips on smartphone reporting. And if you too want to become a mobile journalism expert, sign up for one-day training with Caroline Scott on 26 November 2019 and save £20 pounds on both tickets if you attend the conference as well.

Mobile journalism legend Yusuf Omar is joining Newsrewired

| October 10, 2019 – 5:59 pm | 876 views
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We are very pleased to announce that Yusuf Omar, a mobile and wearable journalist and co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, will join our (already stellar) speaker lineup.

Q&A: Lyndsey Jones, executive editor at the Financial Times on what you will need to succeed in the newsroom of the 2020

| September 30, 2019 – 4:21 pm | 335 views
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We caught up with our speaker Lyndsey Jones to find out more about how the Financial Times is preparing its reporters for the newsroom of the 2020s.

Get ready for the newsroom of 2020

| September 20, 2019 – 11:58 am | 411 views
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As we are entering a new decade, we will explore what skills journalists need to develop to succeed in their careers and help their newsrooms thrive.

Subject: Permission to attend Newsrewired conference on 27 November in London

| September 10, 2019 – 2:53 pm | 778 views

Looking to convince your manager to give you permission to attend Newsrewired? Copy/paste the message below, edit as appropriate, and send it to them.
Dear {name},
I would like to attend the Newsrewired conference taking place on …

Robyn Vinter, editor-in-chief at The Overtake on diversity, business growth and investigative journalism for millennials

| September 10, 2019 – 9:59 am | 414 views
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At Newsrewired this coming November, we will hear from four newsrooms that are hiring diverse talent because there are genuinely good business reasons to do so, like bolstering your reporting and being trusted by the public.

One of those practising this idea is Robyn Vinter, editor-in-chief, The Overtake, an investigative journalism website for millennials and Gen-Zers run by a team of reporters based in Leeds, Yorkshire.

In the first two years of running the publication, Vinter has built a part-time team of nine from scratch and created a platform which aspires to be “the opposite of the straight, white, middle-aged, middle-class mainstream media”.

Vinter spoke to Journalism.co.uk about The Overtake, the advantages of forming a diverse newsroom and what delegates can expect from hearing her speak at Newsrewired.

US immigration and mass shootings reporter at AP joins debate on diversity in the newsroom

| August 29, 2019 – 2:40 pm | 887 views
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Russell Contreras, reporter with The Associated Press, will be joining Newsrewired panel to bring a US perspective and fresh ideas on how to make your media organisation thrive by attracting diverse talents. He will also speak about the strategies The Associated Press has used in its newsrooms, what has worked and what has not amid changing demographics.

Two new workshops added to the November agenda

| August 23, 2019 – 2:16 pm | 658 views
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You can now join two new workshops at our upcoming Newsrewired conference, taking place on 27 November 2019 at Reuters, London, UK.

Gain new skills at ‘Grow your audience by hosting a live podcast recording’ session and learn how to visualise your data at ‘Storytelling with Maps’ workshop with Google.

What does content verification mean in the age of deepfakes?

| August 15, 2019 – 12:13 pm | 638 views
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Deepfakes – doctored videos fabricating footage of what looks like real people – have been around for years. But the journalism community is now starting to take seriously their potential to damage trust in the media and democracy.

Google and Facebook step up their efforts to revive local journalism

| August 8, 2019 – 11:37 am | 719 views
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Last week we announced that Journalism.co.uk and Google News Initiative have partnered to offer 30 local journalists the opportunity to attend the Newsrewired conference. We have received nearly 50 applications in one week alone, which shows how much demand for support there is from bootstrapped, regional newsrooms.