360-degree video has been one of the stand-out formats to emerge in 2015, as more social networks start to support it and new, accessible cameras hit the market. At news:rewired yesterday, we heard about the value can it bring in the newsroom, and what resources would media organisations need to get started successfully. A session […]
With just over five weeks to go until the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, we’re delighted to announce the agenda for the day – featuring speakers from The Washington Post, the Guardian, BuzzFeed, Vice News, The Times and Sunday Times, and more.
Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, delivered the keynote address on ‘shareable content’ today at the 11th news:rewired conference, held today in London. Handily, he delivered it at a list…
Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, delivered the keynote opening address at the news:rewired conference, today in London, explaining how news outlets can make their content shareable
BuzzFeed originally launched in 2006, and this November reported 130 million unique users. Known for its lists, eye-catching visuals and snappy headlines, the site is also making strides on the serious side, covering breaking news and long-form journalism.
In his keynote speech at news:rewired, Shepherd will address how news outlets can strengthen their efforts in making the content they produce more shareable.
He will also return to join the first session discussion, which will remain on the social media theme with a look at social media judgement and more on shareability.
Other sessions due to take place over the course of the day will offer expert advice and recommended tools on subjects such as how to do data journalism on a budget, engage with the community, source content from Instagram, stay secure online and produce immersive journalism.
This is Journalism.co.uk’s eleventh news:rewired conference, and is expected to be another sell out. Tickets are still available for £130 +VAT.
The newly-appointed editor of Buzzfeed UK , former social media editor of NME Luke Lewis, has a wealth of experience in building online communities.
As publications become more social-media savvy, editors are beginning to realise the importance of asking readers for feedback. What they too often forget, as Lewis told the news:rewired conference in London today, is the crucial “second part” of actually responding.
Luke Lewis, editor of BuzzFeed UK and former NME.com editor, shared him advice on building up networks on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other platforms.