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What newsrooms need to know about smartwatches

| July 16, 2015 – 5:00 pm | 1,976 views

Wearable technologies – particularly smartwatches – have five potential superpowers that news organisations can tap into, according to Tom Quast and Nils Kaehler, founders of Creative Vikings, a smartwatch news app

Ten tips for sourcing stories from social media

| July 16, 2015 – 3:39 pm | 6,934 views
Dhruti Shah and Jochen Spangenberg

During an afternoon session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, Dhruti Shah, UGC producer with BBC News, and Jochen Spangenberg, innovation manager from Reveal project/ Deutsche Welle, shared their tips on how to use social media efficiently.

How news groups use citizen journalism to give a voice to marginalised communities

| July 16, 2015 – 2:47 pm | 2,966 views

Increasing number of people are using social media to share shocking stories online about marginalised people, forcing media organisations to change they way they source and tell the news, the news:rewired conference was told today