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Mobile news: the hurdle still faced by data journalists

| February 20, 2014 – 2:39 pm | 2,030 views
Data journalism panel

News organisations still lack a “stable set of tools” to use data journalism to its full potential – especially on mobile – the news:rewired conference, in London, heard today.

As it happened: Immersive storytelling and production session

| February 20, 2014 – 2:32 pm | 2,154 views
immersive story telling panel

Digital producers and online storytellers shared their tips and tools for making immersive and interactive features with the news:rewired conference, today in London.

Marjaana Toiminen: How to crowdsource an entire magazine

| February 20, 2014 – 1:57 pm | 1,759 views
Marjaana Toiminen

Publishers can engage with their online communities in a number of ways – they can respond to comments, host Q&A discussions and even crowdsource content, very few would crowdsource an entire magazine. But that’s exactly what Finland’s Bonnier Publications did, its chief executive told the news:rewired conference, in London today.

As it happened: How newsrooms can use Instagram

| February 20, 2014 – 1:22 pm | 1,845 views
Hannah Waldram, community manager, EMEA, Instagram

The first afternoon session at the news:rewired conference, today in London, took a practical look at how news outlets are finding, sourcing and using content from Instagram.

As it happened: Online security for journalists session

| February 20, 2014 – 1:19 pm | 1,716 views
Daniel Cuthbert, chief operating officer, SensePost

This session at the news:rewired conference, in London today, was a workshop for journalists to look at how they can protect themselves, their sources, and their stories online.

Lessons learnt from Media Wales ‘journey to shareability’

| February 20, 2014 – 12:00 pm | 1,827 views
Paul Rowland - perhaps

Media Wales’s head of web, Paul Rowland, told the news:rewired conference today that regional news titles are “perfectly poised” to embrace BuzzFeed-style shareable content, but also warned that “not optimising your content for sharing is as damaging as not using basic SEO”.

As it happened: Conversations with the audience session

| February 20, 2014 – 11:36 am | 2,703 views
conversations with audience session

There are many ways online publishers engage with their community, from simply responding to comments to hosting Q&A discussions and crowdsourcing content. This session at the news:rewired conference, today in London, shared lessons from those connecting with their audience online across platforms

As it happened: Data journalism on a budget

| February 20, 2014 – 11:33 am | 2,072 views
Data journalism session ii

For those keen to tell data-driven stories, having limited resources need not stand in your way. This session at the news:rewired conference, today in London, outlined how people could learn about the array of free tools online, as well as pointing out some preparation tips and effective workflows to make the most of data, at speed.

Announcing OnePulse as latest sponsor of news:rewired

| February 10, 2014 – 1:00 pm | 1,841 views
OnePulse Screenshots

We’re pleased to announce OnePulse as latest sponsor of news:rewired, Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism conference.

The news:rewired conference takes place next week, on Thursday 20 February, at the MSN UK offices in Victoria, London.

Chief marketing officer of OnePulse Nick Walter, also sales and marketing director of Rawduck, will deliver a short presentation at the event, outlining how journalists can use market research tool OnePulse to survey their readers and online community, whether to gather opinion on a particular story, or to help guide developments and changes to the news outlet itself.

The app is available for download from iTunes.

Tickets to the conference have now sold out, but you can purchase digital tickets for £100 +VAT, which give holders access to video of the sessions and workshops after the event.

8 digital journalism skills to be covered at news:rewired

| January 22, 2014 – 4:24 pm | 3,762 views

news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference hosted by Journalism.co.uk, takes place just four weeks tomorrow (Thursday 23 January)!

Over the past weeks and months the Journalism.co.uk team has been working hard to build an agenda focused on the latest innovations from newsrooms in the UK, Europe and the US, with inspirational industry case studies and helpful practical tips to be shared along the way.

The event at MSN UK’s offices in London, Victoria, on Thursday 20 February will cover a range of vital digital journalism skills as well as highlight the latest tools in innovation.

In tribute to our keynote speaker Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, we have compiled a list of eight key skills delegates will get to hear about on the day (some sessions run in parallel, but all delegates will gain access to video of the sessions after the event).

Tickets to news:rewired are now sold out, but we are also running three courses in web-native video, data visualisation and searching social media and verification which can booked separately for £90 +VAT, or as part of a news:rewired+ ticket.