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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 | 2,200 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 | 2,044 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 | 3,070 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 | 1,370 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 | 1,338 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 | 918 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 | 981 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 …

Slides and audio – Longform video for the mobile generation

| December 11, 2015 – 10:43 am | 914 views
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The first workshop of the afternoon discussed longform video for the mobile generation, looking at the best approaches for producing documentaries between 20 minutes and one hour in length, as well as how to distribute …

Slides and audio – Telling stories with data

| December 9, 2015 – 2:29 pm | 1,360 views
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In this workshop, Megan Lucero, data journalism editor at The Times and The Sunday Times and Marianne Bouchart, communications director at GENinnovate and founder and editor of the Data Journalism Blog, gave delegates tips for finding data in open databases and how to best …

Slides and audio – How can robot journalists help the media?

| December 4, 2015 – 1:50 pm | 1,349 views
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The final session at news:rewired looked at automation, giving delegates an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of using algorithms to produce stories in the newsroom, both from an editorial and technological perspective.
We heard from:

Simon …