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Mobile storytelling tips from CNN

When producing stories for mobile audiences, journalists must consider which platform best suits the content, according to CNN International’s digital producer. Speaking at news:rewired in London today, Eliza Mackintosh discussed mobile-first journalism and shared her insights into producing content designed with a mobile audience in mind. During Mackintosh’s coverage of the London Bridge attacks last […]

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Slide and audio – Press play: What works in online video?

Publishers are now competing for attention with services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video – so what are the best news video formats to engage your audience?This ‘in-depth’ session explored production techniques and strategies behind interactive web documentaries, making on-demand video for multiple platforms, and striking the balance between TV and digital. With: Ryan Smith, supervising […]

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Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement

With the unique array of opportunities it offers for creative storytelling and audience engagement, video is increasingly gaining momentum within the journalism industry. As new technologies and platforms have developed, video formats have started to be not a sole prerogative of TV anymore; video content is now accessed from multiple platforms, live or on-demand. 

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As it happened: Press play: What works in online video?

Publishers are now competing for attention with services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video – so what are the best news video formats to engage your audience?This ‘in-depth’ session will explore production techniques and strategies behind interactive web documentaries, making on-demand video for multiple platforms, and striking the balance between TV and digital. Players from […]

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Engaging online video and mobile journalism: More speakers announced for news:rewired ‘video focus’

The next news:rewired ‘video focus’ is fast approaching – with a little over a month to go until the event, we are pleased to announce three more speakers from CNN, Reuters and Sky News will be joining our expert line-up on the day.

The conference, focused entirely on editorial video and the opportunities and challenges it brings into the newsroom, will take place on 16 March at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London. Tickets are available for £165+VAT.

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

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 heard from: Trushar Barot, mobile editor, BBC World Service Blathnaid Healy, UK editor,Mashable Heather Bowen, head of social media, […]

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Slides and audio – What mobile audiences want from news

This panel took an in-depth look at how news outlets are tackling the production and distribution of stories for mobile devices and the role of personalisation in news apps. Below are the slides and audio recordings from Brianne O’Brien, mobile editor for BuzzFeed News, and Subhajit Banerjee, mobile editor at the Guardian, followed by audio of the full session including CNN Digital […]

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As it happened: Building participatory communities session at news:rewired

This session at news:rewired looked at some recommended techniques for building engaged communities, and turning readers and users into contributors.

The session heard from Blair Hickman, social media producer, ProPublica; Jo Kelly, communities editor, Trinity Mirror regionals; Sarah Brown, producer, CNN iReport; Niko Ruokosuo, chief executive, Scoopshot.

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#newsrw – Mobile publishing: How and when to publish for mobile devices

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.

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