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| October 26, 2016 – 5:50 pm | 357 views

The next newsrewired digital journalism conference is taking place on 8 February at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

The Journalism.co.uk team is currently finalising the agenda, but before we can publish the full programme, we are pleased to announce speakers from Quartz, Al Jazeera, The Sun and IBT Media will be joining our expert line-up at the event.

The day will feature a mix of workshops and panel discussions about the latest tools, trends and techniques in digital journalism, including live social video, automation, collaboration, news games and more.

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

| July 20, 2016 – 2:50 pm | 820 views
Pat Long

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

| July 20, 2016 – 2:04 pm | 456 views
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As it happened: how smartphones are used to get news during the day

| July 20, 2016 – 2:02 pm | 408 views
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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.
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AJ+’s new distributed news strategy, explained

| July 20, 2016 – 2:00 pm | 604 views
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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.
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| July 20, 2016 – 1:01 pm | 905 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 12:06 pm | 173 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 12:01 pm | 459 views

“We’re having a moment where a distinctive voice is more valuable in news”, explains Kristen Taylor, audience development specialist and community editor for the second season of Serial, the award-winning podcast phenomenon.
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| July 20, 2016 – 12:00 pm | 872 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 10:52 am | 399 views
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As it happened: reaching younger audiences and new sources on chat apps

| July 20, 2016 – 10:09 am | 691 views
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