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Slides and audio – The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 18, 2016 – 10:30 am | 1,785 views
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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 | 1,402 views
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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 | 1,320 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 …

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

| March 17, 2016 – 4:18 pm | 1,453 views
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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 – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

| December 11, 2015 – 1:51 pm | 832 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 | 531 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 | 576 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 | 520 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 | 943 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 | 586 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 …