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The Newsrewired conference, which took place on 6 March 2019 at Reuters in London, showcased once again the most interesting projects and latest trends in digital journalism.
If you weren’t there, or if you simply want to remind yourself of the topics of the day, check out this editorial selection of the best conference coverage articles.
Getting stories in front of the audience is the first step, but keeping them engaged will make sure they come back. The opening session looked at how to achieve this through visual mobile journalism, interactive tools, immersive long-form articles and new community insights.
The breaking news panel at news:rewired featured Chris Hamilton, social media editor for BBC News, Paul Quigley, chief executive of NewsWhip Spike, Justine Mackinnon, co-founder of CrisisMappersUK and Jason Mills, editor, web at ITV News. The session was moderated by Laura Oliver, community manager at the Guardian.
The session included a look at breaking news strategy on social media as well as on a news outlet’s own digital platforms. It also showed delegates the potential use of mapping technology and crowdsourcing to find and tell stories as they happen, as well as a consideration of three different types of breaking news “perspectives”.
You can catch-up on the discussion with this video.
Subhajit Banerjee, mobile editor, Guardian; Robert Shrimsley, managing editor of FT.com; Peter Bale, vice president and general manager of CNN International Digital, (who will be speaking about Zite); Kate Milner, mobile product manager, BBC News discuss the thinking behind pushing out content across devices.
Damian Kimmelman, chief executive of Duedil; Claire Miller, senior reporter and data journalist, Media Wales; Bella Hurrell, specials editor on the BBC News website; James Ball, data journalist, Guardian investigations team.
Steve Herrmann, editor of BBC News, told Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired – connected journalism conference, held today (Thursday, 6 October) at MSN HQ in London that the news site currently generates 6.2 million click-throughs a month to external sources
BBC News is on target to double the number of links to external sources by 2013, a target set by the director general
Steve Herrmann, editor, BBC News Online; Anthony De Rosa, social media editor, Reuters, Duncan Hooper, managing editor, news and sport, MSN UK and Momoko Price, communications director, BuzzData discuss key issues, including adopting a ‘digital first’ mentality, the values and standards of the link-economy and the role and responsibilities of journalists and news organisation as active members of the open-web community.
This session is moderated by the BBC’s media correspondent, Torin Douglas
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Moderated by Torin Douglas, media correspondent, BBC.
Carla Buzasi, editor-in-chief, the Huffington Post UK; Dominique van Heerden, digital producer, CNN; Chris Hamilton, social media editor, BBC News and Ed Barrow, chief technical officer, idio discuss how they are opening their doors to citizen journalism, bloggers and third-party opinion
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