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Four new speakers will be joining us at newsrewired on 6 March 2019

| December 14, 2018 – 3:27 pm | 209 views
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We are pleased to announce more confirmed speakers ahead of our newsrewired conference on 6 March 2019 at Reuters, London, UK.

Rouven Leuener, group head of digital product at Neue Zürcher Zeitung, will deliver a keynote speech ‘Future of digital innovation: personalised content, voice, and dynamic paywalls.’

Jess Brammar, head of news at HuffPost UK and Matthew Barraclough, head of Local News Partnerships at BBC, will be joining the panel on ‘Local news: Breaking out of the London bubble.’

Finally, Nic Newman, senior research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, will be talking about how we can monetise content on smart speakers.

Other sessions and workshops we are planning:

Financing journalism in the digital age: micropayment, cryptocurrencies,
crowdfunding and memberships

What blockchain is and how it can benefit digital publishers

Who is investing in solutions journalism

Speakers from BBC Africa and Press Association are joining newsrewired

| September 20, 2018 – 6:18 pm | 497 views
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With only seven weeks to go until the next newsrewired event, we are pleased to announce three new speakers joining our panels.

Harriet Oliver and Julie Taylor are joint editors of a recently-launched BBC news programme for children in Africa, What’s New. Aimed at 11-16 year olds, the informative and entertaining show also gives young people the chance to tell their own stories.

‘Look for the sweet spot between news and context’ – How to make your live streams more engaging

| March 7, 2018 – 4:25 pm | 822 views
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In a constantly evolving newsroom, journalists are always looking out for interesting ways to enrich the human experience using unique and distinctive formats. Live video, for example, offers audiences real-time coverage of live experiences.
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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 | 2,674 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 | 1,684 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 | 1,891 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.
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Longform video and local media: More speakers announced for December’s news:rewired

| November 10, 2015 – 5:19 pm | 2,307 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 | 2,281 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 | 2,478 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 | 3,527 views

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