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Speakers from the Guardian and Independent join elections panel

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.

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As it happened: Automation in the newsroom

We’ve heard a lot of about robot journalism, including some concerned voices. But how can automation help editorial teams and what resources are required to power these projects? With: • Reg Chua, executive editor for editorial operations, data & innovation, Reuters • Susanne Weber, language technology producer, BBC News Labs • Jill Petzinger, reporter, Quartz Moderated […]

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Programme updates: Lunchtime workshop and automation session

With one week to go until the next newsrewired conference, the Journalism.co.uk team is pleased to announce two new sessions being added to the programme.

The speaker line-up for our automation session is complete, with speakers from BBC News Labs, Reuters, and Quartz joining us on stage to discuss all about automated processes in the newsroom.

Google News Lab will also be hosting a lunchtime workshop in digital storytelling, from using Google Earth for journalism to when VR should take centre stage.

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Announcing the next newsrewired event – 8 February 2017

Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce the next newsrewired digital journalism conference will take place on 8 February 2017 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

This will be our 18th conference, and as usual, we’re aiming to provide delegates with practical skills and ideas they can take home and explore in their own organisations.

The day will feature a mix of workshops and panel discussions about the latest tools, trends and techniques in digital journalism. We are currently working on the programme and we will be announcing the sessions and the first speakers over the next few weeks.

A limited number of discounted early-bird tickets is available for £130 +VAT until 1 October or until the tickets sell out, whichever comes first – after that, tickets will be available for £180+VAT.

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