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Grow your audience by hosting a live podcast recording

| December 23, 2019 – 1:19 pm | 346 views
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News organisations are increasingly looking at ways to leverage the popularity of podcasts to engage with their audience.

But have you ever stopped to think about the potential of a live podcast? From a workshop at Newsrewired (27 November 2019), Suchandrika Chakrabarti, host of Freelance Pod, discussed how meeting your podcast audiences face-to-face can be an effective way to bring conversations to life and engage with your fans on a more intimate level

Using artificial intelligence to grow audience engagement during breaking news

| December 6, 2019 – 3:22 pm | 565 views
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Both national and regional newsdesks can benefit from using tools like NewsWhip and Dataminr to respond quicker to unfolding events — but what does this mean for the accuracy of their journalism?

Learn to create an audience-first strategy with Condé Nast’s internal audience growth training

| December 2, 2019 – 4:26 pm | 507 views
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Sarah Marshall, head of audience growth at Vogue Global Network led the workshop on better understanding who your typical target audience is and what types of news content would resonate the most.

‘Less talk, more action’: Why newsrooms must respond to the growing need of diverse representation

| November 27, 2019 – 5:25 pm | 558 views
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When reporters from working class and minority ethnic backgrounds are made to feel welcome, it can help news organisations thrive

Lessons from Culture Trip’s content engagement strategy for addressing user needs

| November 27, 2019 – 3:40 pm | 499 views
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The travel media startup has found success in understanding what audiences are searching for and commissioning content based on that data – but what does this mean for news organisations?

Jenni Sargent, managing director at First Draft, on language around false claims, reaching sceptical audiences and collaboration

| November 22, 2019 – 4:32 pm | 444 views

Jenni Sargent founded First Draft in 2015 and has since been devising initiatives to support organisations that tackle the challenges of trust and truth online.

As a specialist in digital verification, she also pioneered CrossCheck, a global network that connects competing newsrooms around the world to collaboratively investigate and report misinformation.

We caught up with her to talk about the upcoming 2019 UK election, why we should stop saying ‘fake news’ and why it is not enough to watch BBC News at Six.

Q What is CrossCheck and what is it for?

CrossCheck is our flagship initiative and it is something we have been working on since January 2017, where we pioneered the first collaborative project in France. It came immediately after the 2016 election in the US and there was an appetite to identify any confusing or misleading information.

Newsrewired proudly supports PressPad to foster greater diversity in UK newsrooms

| November 18, 2019 – 12:53 pm | 566 views
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94 per cent of UK journalists are white. 86 per cent have gone to university. 78 per cent of 18-34- year-olds cannot afford to live in London, away from home, to do unpaid internships and get their foot in the door. PressPad is trying to change that.

Why Forbes bought UK business publication The Memo as part of its European expansion

| November 14, 2019 – 12:45 pm | 539 views
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The acquisition has seen The Memo’s back catalogue of content transferred to Forbes.com, thus making it accessible to 80 million readers worldwide. As the title ceased to exist, its team of 80 has joined Forbes, which allowed the business publisher to expand its network of contributors across the continent to more than 200.

Engage your audience by fulfilling six reader needs

| November 11, 2019 – 3:59 pm | 723 views
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Although covering breaking news and offering analysis has been at the core of the BBC’s output for decades, the broadcaster has spent the past two years creating a better editorial strategy to fulfil the needs of its global audience by responding to six user needs.

Only 21 spaces left for Newsrewired – book your ticket today

| November 7, 2019 – 11:59 am | 617 views
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With less than three weeks to go to our Newsrewired conference, spaces are getting tighter so secure your place today – when they are gone, they are gone.