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Latest newsrewired updates: Spotlight on refugee crisis coverage, and welcome our latest sponsors Tableau and Tibit

| July 13, 2016 – 5:30 pm | 312 views
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With a week to go until the next newsrewired digital journalism conference, which takes place on 20 July at Reuters UK in Canary Wharf, London, it’s all hands on deck at Journalism.co.uk.

We’re pleased to announce a Spotlight talk from BuzzFeed’s Rossalyn Warren, the full line-up for our data hub, including a sponsored workshop from Tableau, as well as our latest sponsors tibit.

The agenda for the day includes panel discussions, practical workshops and spotlight talks on trends and techniques in digital journalism, from making the most of analytics to getting to grips with podcasting, audience engagement and social media newsgathering.

A small number of tickets for the day is still available.

Kristen Taylor, audience development specialist and former Serial community editor, to give keynote speech at July’s newsrewired

| June 8, 2016 – 4:01 pm | 898 views
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Our 17th digital journalism conference is just around the corner and with less than two months to go until the event on 20 July, we are delighted to announce Kristen Taylor will kick off the day with a keynote speech at newsrewired.

An audience development specialist and digital storyteller for global media and technology companies, most recently Kristen was the community editor for Serial, the acclaimed podcast produced by WBEZ and This American Life.

During her time with Serial, Kristen managed Serial’s social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine and Snapchat, monitoring conversations and interacting with the podcast’s fans as its second season progressed.

More speakers announced for July’s newsrewired

| May 19, 2016 – 2:03 pm | 1,048 views
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With two months to go until the next newsrewired digital journalism conference on 20 July in London, the Journalism.co.uk team is pleased to announce experts from Reuters, Al Jazeera, Reveal and Trinity Mirror will be joining our speaker line-up.

With social video, social media newsgathering, podcasting and analytics on the agenda, we’re planning a day full of practical lessons, workflows and insights delegates can take back to their teams and apply in their day-to-day work.

Tickets for the conference on 20 July cost just £165+VAT. You can also purchase a two day ticket, which gives you access to the conference on 20 July and a full day of training on 21 July.

A news:rewired+ ticket to access both days costs £335+VAT, giving delegates an 18 per cent discount on the conference compared to booking tickets separately.

Choose one workshop from: making podcasts and audio packages, advanced online research bootcamp, search engine optimisation for journalists.

Slides and audio – Online video at The Economist: How to train the voice of a 173-year-old to speak social

| March 17, 2016 – 4:36 pm | 1,276 views
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In our fifth and final ‘Spotlight’ talk of the day, Adam Smith, deputy community editor at The Economist, gave attendees an insight into the process of creating social-ready videos that also match the organisation’s legacy.
Find Smith’s slides …

Getting social right: The challenges and opportunities of distributed video

| March 17, 2016 – 12:00 pm | 1,501 views
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According to the final panel at news:rewired “video focus”, finding the right social media platform for a story means more than adapting content to work across the board. Panelists from BBC World Service, NowThis Media and The Guardian …

Announcing the next news:rewired event – 20 July

| March 16, 2016 – 4:20 pm | 2,460 views
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With news:rewired ‘video focus’ (16 March) sold out weeks in advance, we’ve already started planning the next event. And we’re pleased to announce the next news:rewired digital journalism conference will take place on 20 July 2016

Missed out on tickets for ‘video focus’ or want to grab a discount? There are 40 earlybird tickets on sale for just £120+VAT until 6 May or until they run out, whichever comes first.

As always, news:rewired will highlight practical tips and advice – tools or programs, organisational processes, approaches or strategies – so delegates can leave with ideas of how they might achieve similar things themselves. This is at the heart of what news:rewired is about.

Livestreaming and 360-degree video: Announcing more speakers and a lunchtime workshop at news:rewired

| March 2, 2016 – 5:02 pm | 855 views
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With two weeks to go until news:rewired ‘video focus’ on 16 March at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London, here are the latest updates to the programme – we’re adding a new ‘spotlight’ talk about live video, a lunchtime workshop from Periscope, and a new speaker will be joining our 360-degree video panel.

The event is now sold out – but details of the next news:rewired will be announced soon.

Slides and audio – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

| December 11, 2015 – 1:51 pm | 773 views
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In this session, we looked at the resources needed in the newsroom to develop tools and templates, the collaborative approach between developers and journalists and the open-source movement.
We heard from Nick Petrie, deputy head of digital, The …

Slides and audio – International investigations

| December 11, 2015 – 12:58 pm | 485 views
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Our guest speakers on the international investigations workshop were Jacopo Ottaviani, a data journalist who has worked on projects like The Migrants Files, Generation E, E-waste Republic, and Lawrence Marzouk, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network.
They gave …

Slides and audio – The bigger picture: Putting news into context

| December 11, 2015 – 12:08 pm | 538 views
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This workshop took an in-depth look at the different approaches to putting breaking news and ongoing stories into context, through newsletters, cards and explainers.
Below are the slides from Jeremy Evans, founder of Explaain, and the audio recording from …