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First speakers and training options announced for March’s newsrewired

| January 8, 2018 – 12:31 pm | 645 views
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With two months to go until our next newsrewired digital journalism conference (7 March, London), we are pleased to announce the first round of speakers who will be joining us on the day to discuss the latest trends and techniques in digital journalism.

Speakers from the Financial Times, The Telegraph, De Correspondent, BBC, the Credibility Coalition and more will discuss the key skills needed in newsrooms today and the changing shaping the industry today, including mobile journalism, livestreaming, the changing relationship between readers and journalists, and news distribution on voice-controlled devices.

Early-bird tickets to the event are still available until 12 January, so grab yours for just £130+VAT this week.

Two workshops are also available as part of the newsrewired+ training day on 8 March.

15 open-source tools journalists can use to improve their reporting

| November 22, 2017 – 6:04 pm | 1,107 views
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At today’s news:rewired conference, Leila Haddou, data journalist at The Times and Sunday Times, shared her favourite free and open-source tools to help journalists develop better skills for interactive and visual reporting.
The tools range from story gathering …

LIVE: All hands on deck: Benefits and challenges of collaboration in the newsroom

| November 21, 2017 – 4:50 pm | 344 views
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Many projects now involve staff members from different teams within a media organisation, as well as journalists from other newsrooms altogether. What are some best practices for managing a successful collaboration between journalists, developers, and …

Announcing the next newsrewired event: 22-23 November 2017, London

| July 31, 2017 – 4:19 pm | 1,648 views
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Our next newsrewired digital journalism event will take place on 22-23 November at Reuters HQ in Canary Wharf, London. This will be Journalism.co.uk’s 20th newsrewired conference, featuring a mix of panels, talks and workshops on 22 November, followed by a full day of training for newsrewired+ delegates, who will be able to register to attend one of three full-day, practical training courses.

As usual, newsrewired will look at the latest trends and techniques in digital journalism, in a hands-on, accessible way, highlighting tools, workflows and lessons delegates can then take back to their teams and start applying in their day-to-day work.

Journalism.co.uk has started working on the agenda for the conference on 22 November, as well as the training options for 23 November, and the first speakers will be announced soon. We are now able to reveal some of the topics we plan to include on the agenda, as well as open registration for discounted early-bird tickets.

Speakers from the Guardian and Independent join elections panel

| July 13, 2017 – 5:31 pm | 956 views
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The Journalism.co.uk team has been hard at work making the final preparations for the newsrewired digital journalism conference, taking place at Reuters in London next week on 19 July. In between prepping the information sheets for delegates and the swag bags, we have also added two more speakers to our panel on election reporting and political journalism.

We are very happy to announce that Anushka Asthana, joint political editor, the Guardian, and Christian Broughton, editor, The Independent, will be joining a panel discussing election coverage, reporting on polls, and making political journalism more engaging, alongside Guy Faulconbridge, Reuters UK bureau chief, and Kate McCann, senior political correspondent at The Telegraph.

Focusing on the individual: Al Jazeera’s #Hacked game on the Syrian cyberwar

| February 8, 2017 – 5:58 pm | 1,735 views
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Investigative journalist Juliana Ruhfus offers insights into an interactive game based on the real-life events of Syria’s cyberwar.

How can fact-checking be automated?

| February 8, 2017 – 5:23 pm | 2,845 views
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Newsrooms are under increasing pressure to guarantee they’re reporting the facts, but can the process of fact-checking be outsourced and automated?

3 ways to make data visualisations and interactives work on mobile

| February 8, 2017 – 5:07 pm | 991 views
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Speaking at news:rewired, The Financial Times’ Martin Stabe and WSJ’s Colleen McEnaney shared some advice for making sure data visualisations work on mobile

How much should reporters fear robot journalism?

| February 8, 2017 – 3:42 pm | 1,418 views
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The rise of ‘robot journalism’ has prompted fears that some journalists might be out of a job, but Reuters’ Reginald Chua suggests otherwise

6 ways to prepare your newsroom for live video

| February 8, 2017 – 3:13 pm | 1,305 views
(L-R) IBT Media's Alfred Joyner, Buzzfeed News' Andy Dangerfield, Ultra Social's Sue Llewellyn, and First Draft's Jenni Sargent at news:rewired on February 8, 2017

Experts from Buzzfeed, Ultra Social, IBT Media and First Draft discussed how newsrooms can engage audiences through live video reports at news:rewired