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Slides and audio – Telling stories with data

| December 9, 2015 – 2:29 pm | 1,660 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 | 1,741 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 …

Slides and audio – New models in local media

| December 4, 2015 – 1:43 pm | 1,835 views
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In this workshop, our guest speakers discussed the role of local media outlets in the digital landscape and whether they are sustainable.
Alon Aviram, co-founder of The Bristol Cable, Greg Hadfield, editorial director of the Brighton …

Slides and audio – Chat apps in the newsroom: What’s next?

| December 4, 2015 – 12:56 pm | 1,697 views
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This panel explored the opportunities available for news outlets looking to produce and distribute stories on chat apps, including Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and Line, and the role they play in engaging with a broader audience.
We …

Slides and audio – What mobile audiences want from news

| December 4, 2015 – 12:15 pm | 1,423 views
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This panel took an in-depth look at how news outlets are tackling the production and distribution of stories for mobile devices and the role of personalisation in news apps.
Below are the slides and audio recordings from Brianne O’Brien, mobile editor for …

Slides and audio – Christopher Meighan’s keynote speech

| December 4, 2015 – 10:28 am | 1,651 views
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Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, emerging news products, at The Washington Post, gave delegates an insight into the outlet’s digital innovation in his keynote speech at the recent news:rewired conference.
Meighan outlined the …

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

| November 13, 2015 – 1:48 pm | 1,212 views
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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 | 1,375 views
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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 | 2,113 views
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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 | 2,258 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: