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First speakers announced for July’s newsrewired

| April 12, 2017 – 10:37 am | 1,074 views
(L-R) IBT Media's Alfred Joyner, Buzzfeed News' Andy Dangerfield, Ultra Social's Sue Llewellyn, and First Draft's Jenni Sargent at news:rewired on February 8, 2017

Over the past month, the Journalism.co.uk team has been working on the agenda for our upcoming newsrewired conference, and we are pleased to announce our first round of speakers, including experts from The New York Times, BuzzFeed, TBIJ, Condé Nast International, and more.

Newsrewired takes place on 19 July 2017 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London, and as usual, the focus of the event is on practical learning based on the latest trends and techniques in digital journalism.

A limited number of discounted early-bird tickets (40) are available for £130 +VAT until 21 April at 23:59 GMT or until the tickets sell out, whichever comes first – after that, tickets will be available for £180+VAT.

Yes, you can do media conferences without all-male panels

| March 8, 2017 – 11:08 am | 431 views
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Since September 2015, I have been managing the programme for Journalism.co.uk’s newsrewired digital journalism event.
In that period of time, Journalism.co.uk has organised four full-day conferences, and one-half day event. I have also been involved with …

Announcing the next newsrewired event: 19 July 2017

| March 7, 2017 – 1:16 pm | 1,115 views
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Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce the next newsrewired digital journalism conference will take place on 19 July 2017 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

This will be our 19th conference, and as usual, we’re aiming to provide delegates with practical skills and ideas they can take home and explore in their own organisations.

The day will feature a mix of workshops and panel discussions about the latest tools, trends and techniques in digital journalism.

The big challenges of special projects

| February 16, 2017 – 1:34 pm | 477 views
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As audience consumption habits continue to evolve as the digital media industry grows, newsrooms have been experimenting with bold new projects to engage audiences. A selection of these special projects were the topic of discussion …

On Our Radar: 3 challenges of remote storytelling

| February 8, 2017 – 6:27 pm | 577 views
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On Our Radar is a non-profit communications agency that focuses on underreported stories from marginalised communities. It has produced a handful of projects in partnership with citizen journalists from various communities, such as “Back in Touch”, …

Focusing on the individual: Al Jazeera’s #Hacked game on the Syrian cyberwar

| February 8, 2017 – 5:58 pm | 574 views
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Investigative journalist Juliana Ruhfus offers insights into an interactive game based on the real-life events of Syria’s cyberwar.

How can fact-checking be automated?

| February 8, 2017 – 5:23 pm | 885 views
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Newsrooms are under increasing pressure to guarantee they’re reporting the facts, but can the process of fact-checking be outsourced and automated?

3 ways to make data visualisations and interactives work on mobile

| February 8, 2017 – 5:07 pm | 560 views
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Speaking at news:rewired, The Financial Times’ Martin Stabe and WSJ’s Colleen McEnaney shared some advice for making sure data visualisations work on mobile

As it happened: Special projects

| February 8, 2017 – 5:01 pm | 446 views

Some editorial initiatives bring down newsroom walls and get many different teams working together. Our closing session will look at the “special projects” strategies in newsrooms, and the challenges and opportunities they bring, whether it’s …

As it happened: Collaborative storytelling: Using technology to source stories from remote communities

| February 8, 2017 – 4:40 pm | 516 views

On Our Radar trains and supports citizen journalists from marginalised and remote communities. The organisation released an interactive documentary telling the stories of life after Ebola in communities in Sierra Leone. Paul Myles, editorial manager, will give insights …