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Slides and audio – The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 18, 2016 – 10:30 am | 1,824 views

Can you go live from your smartphone in under 2 minutes? Harriet Hadfield, reporter, Sky News, never dares leave the house without her mobile broadcasting kit. She gave attendees an insight into some of the apps and …

Slide and audio – Press play: What works in online video?

| March 18, 2016 – 10:06 am | 1,430 views

Publishers are now competing for attention with services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video – so what are the best news video formats to engage your audience?This ‘in-depth’ session explored production techniques and strategies behind …

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 | 1,345 views

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 …

Slides and audio – Livestreaming news: The what, where, when and how of making live work online

| March 17, 2016 – 4:18 pm | 1,482 views

Reuters Video News delivers live breaking news, entertainment and sports content to hundreds of broadcasters and online publishers across the world.
Three years after Reuters launched the first multiple stream live service for online publishers, Tessa Kaday, …

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

| December 4, 2015 – 1:50 pm | 617 views

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 | 590 views

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 | 504 views

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 | 582 views

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 | 432 views

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 …

Links: Using free online tools to enhance storytelling

| September 30, 2011 – 2:32 pm | 3,538 views

Ahead of news:rewired next week, here are some links to relevant reading for session 2A. The session will look at the ways journalists can take advantage of free online tools to break out of relying on the standard article format for news and features, and when and for what stories different tools are appropriate.

When should you curate other people’s content? When should you liveblog? When should you create a audio slideshow, visualisation, or video package?