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| September 14, 2016 – 2:49 pm | 1,680 views

Journalism.co.uk’s next newsrewired digital journalism conference is taking place on 8 February at the Reuters offices in London, and the team has been hard at work on the programme for what is now our 18th event!

(We’re also working on the 19th but more on that some other time.)

We’re pleased to be able to announce some of the sessions delegates will be able to join in February and the first confirmed speakers, including experts from the Guardian, The Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal and On Our Radar.

Sessions include: the new grammar of live video on social, automation in the newsroom, reaching remote communities, information security for journalists, special projects and newsroom collaboration, and more.

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| July 20, 2016 – 2:04 pm | 369 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 2:02 pm | 365 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 2:00 pm | 503 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 1:01 pm | 812 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 12:06 pm | 144 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 12:01 pm | 376 views

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| July 20, 2016 – 10:52 am | 321 views
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As it happened: reaching younger audiences and new sources on chat apps

| July 20, 2016 – 10:09 am | 609 views
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| July 20, 2016 – 9:24 am | 340 views
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