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How the BBC World Service is using virtual voiceover translation to reach a multilingual audience

| March 16, 2016 – 4:56 pm | 2,076 views
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In news and journalism, language can represent a troublesome barrier. If on the one hand producing content in a specific language restricts its reach to just those capable of understanding it, on the other hand making it …

As it happened: Virtual voiceover translation in news production

| March 16, 2016 – 12:40 pm | 1,153 views
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Hear the very latest on the use of language technology in news production: from machine translation to synthetic voices – the latest BBC World Service experiment.

Slides and audio – Chat apps in the newsroom: What’s next?

| December 4, 2015 – 12:56 pm | 1,410 views
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This panel explored the opportunities available for news outlets looking to produce and distribute stories on chat apps, including Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and Line, and the role they play in engaging with a broader audience.
We …

Longform video and local media: More speakers announced for December’s news:rewired

| November 10, 2015 – 5:19 pm | 1,726 views
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Andrea Iannuzzi, editor of Agenzia Giornali Locali, will discuss new models in local media, and Matt Danzico, founder of BBC Pop Up, will give delegates an insight into online video for the mobile generation.

Slides and audio – Social Storytelling

| July 23, 2015 – 11:24 am | 1,727 views
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The growing power of social networks has led to some news organisations skipping their website entirely and going straight to social. This panel at the recent news:rewired aimed to look at variations on this strategy and discuss their pros, cons and pitfalls.

Check out the slides and audio recordings from Malachy Browne, managing editor at reported.ly, and Ramaa Sharma, head of social media at BBC World Service, followed by audio of the full session including Mashable’s global head of news, Louise Roug, moderator Holly Brockwell, editor in chief of Gadgette, and the full panel Q&A.

Slides and audio – Unheard voices, untold stories

| July 22, 2015 – 3:58 pm | 1,849 views
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The opening panel at news:rewired looked at how news organisations are using new technology and techniques to give voice to some of the more marginalised members of society, finding new stories and audiences in the process

Fabian von der Mark, journalist, Deutsche Welle
Paul Myles, editorial manager, On Our Radar
Yasir Mirza, head of diversity and inclusion, Guardian News & Media
Anne-Marie Tomchak, reporter and presenter, BBC Trending
Moderated by:

Rachael Jolley, editor, Index on Censorship

Check out the presentations slides and audio here

Latest speakers announced for news:rewired February 2015

| November 17, 2014 – 5:51 pm | 2,919 views

More speakers have been confirmed for the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, to be held in London on Tuesday 3 February.

First speakers and sessions announced for next news:rewired

| May 6, 2014 – 3:59 pm | 2,323 views

We are excited to announce the first speakers and sessions for the next news:rewired digital journalism conference on 23 July at MSN UK’s offices in London.

    Trushar Barot, assistant editor, BBC UGC and social media hub, will be joining the panel for a session on private social media networks such as Snapchat, WhatsApp and WeChat.

    Nazanine Moshiri, roving correspondent, Al Jazeera English, will be taking part in a session on how journalists are using the social news site Reddit.

    Sarah Marshall, Social media editor, EMEA, at the Wall Street Journal, will be leading a session on social media tools for journalists.

Tickets for news:rewired are available now for £130 +VAT, and you can also purchase tickets as a package alongside a one-day journalism training course with news:rewired+ for just £300 +VAT.

The training courses will take place the day after news:rewired, on 24 July. Choose from:

You can buy tickets here, and watch this space for more agenda announcements coming soon.

Accuracy vs speed: How the BBC and ITV approach breaking news

| September 20, 2013 – 1:32 pm | 5,146 views
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The first Q&A session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, looked at approaches taken to breaking digital news by major organisations in the UK.

AS IT HAPPENED: Online video session

| September 20, 2013 – 11:40 am | 1,860 views
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A live blog of the ‘online video’ session at news:rewired conference in London today