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Local and investigative journalists use AI-powered tools to save time and money and focus on what they do best: tell stories
“Mass customisation” of neighbourhood data can help hyperlocal news become more sustainable
By Jacob Granger “The core problem in local and hyperlocal news is that there is no sustainable business model,” says Gabriel Kahn, journalism professor at USC Annenberg School for Journalism, and the editor of Crosstown, a US non-profit community data project based in Los Angeles. Kahn was speaking at an event held by the Google News Initiative […]
Dmitry Shishkin, Kassy Cho and Ryan Tuck: meet three of our speakers
2020 has been a tough year for the media industry. The coronavirus pandemic has forced journalists to work from home, disrupted revenue streams and is causing staff burnout.
We could be here all day talking about the problems. But at the 27th Newsrewired conference starting on 1 December 2020, we aim to set you up for success in 2021.
Leading experts will share their knowledge around navigating the challenges of covid-19 and help you take advantage of the opportunities your newsroom has to innovate.
Want to know more? We caught up with a few of our speakers ahead of time.
Engage your audience by fulfilling six reader needs
Although covering breaking news and offering analysis has been at the core of the BBC’s output for decades, the broadcaster has spent the past two years creating a better editorial strategy to fulfil the needs of its global audience by responding to six user needs.
Q&A: Lyndsey Jones, executive editor at the Financial Times on what you will need to succeed in the newsroom of the 2020
We caught up with our speaker Lyndsey Jones to find out more about how the Financial Times is preparing its reporters for the newsroom of the 2020s.
Get ready for the newsroom of 2020
As we are entering a new decade, we will explore what skills journalists need to develop to succeed in their careers and help their newsrooms thrive.
Working with election data and Google News: Check out the news:rewired lunchtime workshops
Latest news:rewired sponsors ZEF and Trisolute Software will host lunchtime workshops at the conference on 1 December, exploring innovative ways of using data in election coverage, and how publishers can optimise their stories for Google News.
The event takes place at the MSN UK offices in London, and will discuss the latest trends, techniques and tools in digital journalism. The lunchtime workshops will take place from 1:30pm to 2pm – and entry for these workshops is on a first come, first served basis.
Tickets cost just £165+VAT – and you can also add a full day of training on top with a news:rewired+ ticket for £335+VAT. Places are limited so book yours now to avoid missing out.
Announcing the agenda for the next news:rewired
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.
Mobile news: the hurdle still faced by data journalists
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.