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| December 10, 2020 – 2:45 pm | 18 views

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on journalists. It is a sad and negative topic to keep reporting on. It is also a lonely time. Lots of us are in constant Zoom meetings but in-person, meaningful interactions are rare.

Decades of newsroom culture have also reinforced the message that it is ‘not cool to talk about your feelings’, that it is part of the job to ‘put up and shut up’. However, when journalists are not well they cannot properly tell the stories that matter to their readers and viewers.

Experts from Sky News, Reuters, Reach Plc and the Ethical Journalism Network share practical tips around taking care of our colleagues and ourselves when we are feeling low.

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How can we improve team communication in times of working from home?

| July 9, 2020 – 5:29 pm | 1,040 views
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Lockdown and working from home has not been easy the media professionals during the coronavirus pandemic.

As Lucy Küng, senior research fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, noted at the Newsrewired virtual conference (29 June 2020), everyone is feeling the stress – and that will only increase as furloughed staff return to work and teams get up to full capacity.

Working from home: good for productivity, bad for innovation?

| July 3, 2020 – 4:38 pm | 1,193 views
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Like many others in the industry, Journalism.co.uk decided to bring Newsrewired digital journalism conference to your computer screens instead of a physical venue due to the covid-19 pandemic. We swapped out plans to host the event in Manchester for a four-day series of discussions on Zoom – all while adjusting to working from home ourselves.

Diversity in the newsroom matters. So we expanded the conference agenda

| June 25, 2020 – 3:24 pm | 1,532 views
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The news agenda has changed dramatically since we started planning the online Newsrewired conference only a month ago. Lockdown seemed to have dominated every discussion, every news article and, in fairness, our every waking moment.

How to use design thinking to solve journalistic problems

| June 22, 2020 – 3:19 pm | 1,740 views
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The way we frame the problem has a lot to do with the solutions we end up with.

As journalists, we are hard-wired to tackle difficulties head-on, asking direct questions, and looking for verifiable evidence to support the predictable outcome.

World’s leading expert on design thinking to give keynote at Newsrewired

| June 11, 2020 – 3:48 pm | 1,260 views
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We are very pleased to announce that Justin Ferrell, the founder of the professional fellowship program at the Institute of Design at Stanford University (the d.school), will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Newsrewired conference on 29 June 2020.

How to set up your distributed newsroom for success

| June 1, 2020 – 11:16 am | 1,520 views
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With the start of social distancing policies as a response to the covid-19 crisis, newsrooms have quickly had to reconfigure as distributed, digital spaces. We are going to be working within distributed frameworks for a significant amount of time, far beyond the immediate crisis and disruption the start of this outbreak has caused.

Newsrewired to offer 40 virtual places to local journalists thanks to support from the Google News Initiative

| May 21, 2020 – 9:22 pm | 1,726 views
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Journalism.co.uk and Google News Initiative have partnered again to offer 40 local journalists the opportunity to virtually attend the Newsrewired conference, taking place on 29 June – 2 July 2020.

Newsrewired is going virtual!

| May 18, 2020 – 4:33 pm | 1,302 views
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As the media industry continues to be disrupted by the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, Journalism.co.uk has decided to bring our Newsrewired conference online.

But that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on access to top expert insights, learning practical skills, and network with other great minds. Better than that – a virtual event allows us to bring you all of this, wherever you are.

Webinar: What in the world is coronavirus doing to the news?

| April 7, 2020 – 10:52 pm | 1,514 views
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As the global media industry grapples with the spread of coronavirus, it’s even more important that content creators have a complete view of readership across channels.

How the Newsrewired team is supporting you in these uncertain times

| March 27, 2020 – 3:38 pm | 1,247 views
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While most of us have set up our workstations inside our homes, many journalists are out in the streets, keeping on serving their communities when they need them the most.