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As it happened: Getting social right: The challenges and opportunities of distributed video

| March 16, 2016 – 4:00 pm | 5,871 views

With social networks like Facebook and Snapchat reporting billions of daily video views, publishers can’t afford to ignore social video. But how can you find the right format for the platform and build a successful …

As it happened: Virtual voiceover translation in news production

| March 16, 2016 – 12:40 pm | 2,262 views

Hear the very latest on the use of language technology in news production: from machine translation to synthetic voices – the latest BBC World Service experiment.

As it happened: ‘The Trailblazers’: Crafting a feature-format web series… and pulling in 300K+ viewers along for the ride

| March 16, 2016 – 12:10 pm | 1,791 views

Learn how to turn a complex topic into accessible content without ‘dumbing it down’, how to find the sweet spot between news and features, and get millennials to tune in.

As it happened: Livestreaming news: The what, where, when and how of making live work online

| March 16, 2016 – 11:50 am | 2,410 views
reuters live online

Tessa Kaday runs the Live Desk at Reuters Video News, delivering live breaking news, entertainment and sports content to hundreds of broadcasters and online publishers across the world. Three years after Reuters launched the first …

As it happened: The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 16, 2016 – 11:20 am | 2,601 views

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 will give attendees an insight into some of the …

As it happened: Building the news – in-house tools for the newsroom

| December 1, 2015 – 4:17 pm | 1,982 views
building the news

News organisations are increasingly developing their own tools in-house to improve the way they tell stories. This session of the news:rewired conference, in London, looked at the resources needed, the collaborative approach between developers and …

As it happened: International investigations session

| December 1, 2015 – 3:09 pm | 1,744 views
international investigations audience

Many of the biggest stories in the last few years were sourced from international investigations. What does it take to complete a cross-borders project and what can media organisations learn from those doing these types …

As it happened: Longform video for the mobile generation

| December 1, 2015 – 1:55 pm | 1,714 views
longform session

In the era of Snapchat, Vine and Periscope, some news organisations are still investing time and resources into making longer videos for the web. So what goes into producing these videos and is there an …

As it happened: Chat apps in the newsroom – what’s next?

| December 1, 2015 – 11:32 am | 1,606 views
Chat apps session

With many news outlets now regularly working with Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and more chat apps, this panel session of the news:rewired conference, in London, explored the opportunities for journalists on these platforms and took a practical …

As it happened: What mobile audiences want from news

| December 1, 2015 – 9:57 am | 2,108 views
Mobile audience session general view

The opening panel of the news:rewired conference, in London today, looked at how news organisations are dealing with the growing percentage of readers who access stories from mobile devices only.
It asked what storytelling styles work best …