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| January 20, 2017 – 1:35 pm | 269 views

Discussing trends and innovative techniques for digital journalism has always been at the heart of newsrewired, where the programme’s mix of panels and workshops is designed to help delegates return to their newsrooms with new ideas and practical knowledge to implement in their work.

But starting up a new project can be tricky – from funding it to implementing new workflows in the organisation, there are many factors to consider along the way. At our next newsrewired digital journalism conference on 8 February, we’ll bring together three funding recipients of Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) to discuss the projects they are currently working on.

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As it happened: working ethically with eyewitness media on social networks

| July 20, 2016 – 4:48 pm | 1,319 views
eyewitness social media

As more organisations source – and rely on – eyewitnesses from social networks in breaking news situations, the pressure to be the first to publish a photo or video can result in journalists bombarding people …

Five trends worth watching in mobile-first news

| July 20, 2016 – 4:24 pm | 3,516 views
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The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism recently released three reports on trends in news consumption, and research associate Nic Newman says the principal takeaway is that journalism is “a much more complicated world” than it used …

As it happened: how to make Facebook Live work for you

| July 20, 2016 – 4:13 pm | 1,408 views

In this practical workshop, Karla Geci, from Facebook’s strategic partnerships division, shared key insights and advice about how journalists can use Facebook Live to produce engaging livestreams and reach a wider audience.

Insider tips for higher quality data journalism

| July 20, 2016 – 3:20 pm | 1,188 views
Helena Bengtsson

Data journalism has been a media buzzword for a while. Despite the fact, a lot of tasks are computerised, it remains a difficult discipline for reporters to master.
At the news:rewired conference, today in London, Helena Bengtsson, …

As it happened: covering the refugee crisis in the age of social media rumours and viral stories

| July 20, 2016 – 3:10 pm | 629 views
Rossalyn Warren live

To cover the complex issue of the refugee crisis, newsrooms need a mixture of on the ground reporting and creative approaches on social media.
In this session of the news:rewired conference, BuzzFeed reporter Rossalyn Warren explained …

Five top tips for a successful, monetised, investigative podcast

| July 20, 2016 – 2:56 pm | 1,031 views
Maeve McClenaghan (right)

The success of Serial – and the mobile-friendly nature of podcasts – has put the medium back on the map for many media organisations. During a session at the news:rewired conference, today in London, freelance investigative journalist Maeve …

As it happened: why The Times is betting on an editions-based digital strategy

| July 20, 2016 – 2:50 pm | 1,065 views
Pat Long

In this session of the news:rewired conference, Pat Long, head of news development, The Times and The Sunday Times, explained the title’s new digital publishing model and how that works in practice in the 24/7 breaking news environment the …

As it happened: how to use metrics in the newsroom efficiently

| July 20, 2016 – 2:04 pm | 1,017 views
editorial analytics live

Analytics can give journalists instant feedback on their work – but what are the numbers really telling you about your larger editorial strategy, and how can newsrooms use metrics beyond determining whether a story has …

As it happened: how smartphones are used to get news during the day

| July 20, 2016 – 2:02 pm | 956 views
Nic Newman live

Nic Newman is research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the lead author of the Digital News Report, the world’s biggest and most authoritative survey of changing news consumption.
In this workshop …

AJ+’s new distributed news strategy, explained

| July 20, 2016 – 2:00 pm | 1,182 views
Ousama Itani ii

Ousama Itani, senior officer for strategy and development with Al Jazeera’s online news channel, AJ+, today outlined the social media-savvy strategy his organisation had employed help further its development.
Speaking during a morning session of the news:rewired …