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Image by Mark Hakansson. All rights reserved.

Image by Mark Hakansson. All rights reserved.

As well as the full conference on  Thursday 16 July at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London, we are proud to host a full day of training courses on Friday 17 July.Book Your Place!

Course options for the day are:

Open source investigative tools

Eliot Higgins, founder of open source investigative site Bellingcat and the Brown Moses Syrian arms blog, has carved a new niche in journalism using open source tools and techniques to find stories and uncover the truth.

His workshop will help attendees do the same, in verifying images using a combination of satellite map and open source imagery, tools and techniques used for in-depth investigations of open source information and social media.

Mobile storytelling bootcamp: Create professional video packages with your iPhone

When a story breaks right in front of your eyes, remember you have a powerful video camera in your pocket.

Mobile journalism expert Robb Montgomery will teach you how to use your phone to its full potential with this crash course in video journalism, designed to share the best mobile storytelling techniques and tricks for creating professional visual packages.

Social media content strategies

Discover what makes people click and share, understand the psychology of social and get your content strategy buzzing in this hands-on workshop led by Sue Llewellyn.

Sue is a former BBC journalist who spent 15 years in the TV newsroom, and over the last six years she has delivered board-level strategy and social media training to the BBC, The Financial Times, RTÉ, and more.


Tickets for the one day conference are currently available for £165 +VAT, and a news:rewired+ ticket for both the conference and training day are available for £335 +VAT, representing a 17.5 per cent discount on the standard ticket price when bought separately.

Individual places on the training courses will be made available at a later date, for £200 +VAT.

Book your ticket(s) here