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Latest news:rewired updates: Heather Bowen, head of social media at the Daily Mirror, joins chat apps panel

| November 24, 2015 – 2:41 pm | 158 views

With one week to go until the next news:rewired digital journalism conference (1 December, London), we’re pleased to announce Heather Bowen, head of social media at the Daily Mirror, will be joining the panel on messaging apps in the newsroom.

Alongside, Trushar Barot, mobile editor at BBC World Service, and Blathnaid Healy, UK editor at Mashable, Bowen will be discussing the role of chat apps – from WhatsApp to Snapchat and Viber – in journalism and their potential uses in the future.

The event takes place on 1 December at the MSN UK offices in London near Victoria, and delegates will hear from expert speakers from the Guardian, The Washington Post, the BBC, The Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed, Vice News and more. Check out the full programme for the day here.

Tickets cost just £165+VAT and they’re selling fast – with only a week to go, reserve your place now to avoid missing out.

Latest news:rewired updates: CNN and The Economist join speaker line-up

| November 13, 2015 – 1:48 pm | 308 views

At Journalism.co.uk we’ve been busy planning the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, which takes place on 1 December in London. And with under three weeks to go, we are pleased to announce speakers from CNN and The Economist will be joining our expert line-up on the day.

Tickets cost just £165+VAT – and you can also add a full day of training on top with a news:rewired+ ticket for £335+VAT. Places are limited so book yours now to avoid missing out.

Contentment to sponsor news:rewired

| November 12, 2015 – 4:06 pm | 231 views

With under three weeks to go until our next news:rewired digital journalism conference, we are pleased to announced London startup Contentment as the latest sponsor of the event.

Contentment is a creative tech startup based in Shoreditch who built a cloud-hosted platform to make it easier for publishers to create apps and distribute content that looks great on any device.

Founder Michael Kowalski will be joining expert speakers from international news organisations to discuss the latest tools, techniques and trends in digital journalism on 1 December at the MSN UK offices in London.

Longform video and local media: More speakers announced for December’s news:rewired

| November 10, 2015 – 5:19 pm | 499 views

Andrea Iannuzzi, editor of Agenzia Giornali Locali, will discuss new models in local media, and Matt Danzico, founder of BBC Pop Up, will give delegates an insight into online video for the mobile generation.

Catch up: Coverage and resources from news:rewired ‘in focus’

| November 4, 2015 – 3:07 pm | 426 views
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The first ‘in focus’ event organised by Journalism.co.uk looked at social media newsgathering and verification – how can journalists quickly, reliably and ethically work with news from social media?

Speakers included experts from the Associated Press, Storyful, The Dart Centre, Reuters, Eyewitness Media Hub, the Wall Street Journal and the BBC – here are some slides and useful resources from the day:

Qanda and IPSE are the latest sponsors of news:rewired

| November 3, 2015 – 4:25 pm | 322 views
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We are pleased to announce Qanda and IPSE will be sponsoring the next news:rewired digital journalism conference on 1 December in London.

Qanda allows you to create video interviews by simply sending your question to get a video answer in return. Qanda then combines the question and answer to create a video player that’s ready to be shared all over the internet.

How can ‘robot journalists’ help the media? Announcing the final session at December’s news:rewired

| November 3, 2015 – 2:18 pm | 836 views

With less than a month to go until the next news:rewired conference taking place at MSN HQ in London on 1 December, we’re pleased to announce the afternoon session that will round up a day full of ideas, trends and techniques for journalists: automation in news.

Announcing the agenda for the next news:rewired

| October 23, 2015 – 2:11 pm | 709 views

With just over five weeks to go until the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, we’re delighted to announce the agenda for the day – featuring speakers from The Washington Post, the Guardian, BuzzFeed, Vice News, The Times and Sunday Times, and more.

Tips for verifying eyewitness media from WSJ, BBC and Reuters

| October 22, 2015 – 2:20 pm | 675 views

Quick access to breaking news stories places journalists ahead of their competitors, prompting for success. But, what ensures the material is reliable enough to be in the public eye?

The dos and don’ts of ethical social newsgathering

| October 21, 2015 – 4:34 pm | 580 views
Fergus Bell

When it comes to reporting breaking news, the days of waiting for material from a newswire to come through are long gone.