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Working with election data and Google News: Check out the news:rewired lunchtime workshops

| November 18, 2015 – 1:43 pm | 1,505 views

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

| October 23, 2015 – 2:11 pm | 2,439 views

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

| February 20, 2014 – 2:39 pm | 2,451 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: Data journalism on a budget

| February 20, 2014 – 11:33 am | 2,536 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 Tableau as latest sponsor of news:rewired

| December 10, 2013 – 2:28 pm | 4,670 views

For journalists keen to get to grips with data in their reporting, and visualising the results, tools like Tableau are a valuable resource, which is why we are very pleased to announce them as the latest sponsor of news:rewired.

The one-day digital journalism conference, run by Journalism.co.uk, takes place on Thursday 20 February, and will feature an array of sessions and workshops looking at the latest innovations and opportunities for journalists to harness in their digital reporting. Here is the line-up so far.

One session in particular will offer inspiration and practical tips on how to do data journalism on a budget, addressing different tools and techniques for saving time and being more efficient when producing data-driven content.

The session will feature presentations by experts within the industry, including Esa Mäkinen, news editor of data journalism for Helsingin Sanomat and David Ottewell, head of data journalism at Trinity Mirror.

Maxime Marboeuf, data analyst at Tableau Software, will also join the panel to discuss how newsrooms of any size can use the platform – which offers a free, public version of its visualisations technology – to produce powerful data stories and visualisations, even when time or money is tight.

How journalists can get started with mapping data sets

| September 20, 2013 – 5:57 pm | 5,312 views
John Burn-murdoch

John Burn-Murdoch, interactive data journalist at the Financial Times, today gave delegates at the news:rewired conference, in London, a run down of tools and techniques to turn data sets into maps and visualisations.

Data-driven journalism: How to get the information you need and then tell stories

| April 19, 2013 – 3:42 pm | 3,563 views

Panelists from the Financial Times, Media Wales , the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Cabinet Office’s data.gov.uk gave their advice on how to tell stories using data, and how to avoid some of the most common pitfalls.

As it happened: Data-inspired stories session at news:rewired

| April 19, 2013 – 11:54 am | 2,385 views

This session at news:rewired took a detailed look at data-driven storytelling, from finding sources of data and sorting the content, through to uncovering the stories within.

Those who took part were Claire Miller, data journalist, Media Wales; Deborah Cohen, investigations editor, British Medical Journal; Antonio Acuña, head of data.gov.uk, Cabinet Office; and Emily Cadman, head of interactive, Financial Times discuss using data as a source of stories.

Data journalism expert Nicolas Kayser-Bril to deliver news:rewired keynote

| November 16, 2012 – 10:48 am | 3,565 views
Nicolas Kayser-Bril

Nicolas Kayser-Bril, chief executive and co-founder of Journalism++ – which brings web technologies into journalistic workflows – will deliver the keynote speech at news:rewired – digital stories on Thursday 6 December.

Self-taught programmer and data-driven journalist Kayser-Bril was previously in charge of data journalism at OWNI, where he led several experiments in crowdsourced data gathering.

He will join the line up of more than 30 digital journalism experts also speaking at the one-day digital journalism conference, which aims to equip delegates with knowledge of the latest techniques and tools for producing top-notch digital journalism, as well as offering insight into some of the innovative projects evolving within today’s newsrooms, and outside of them.

Kayser-Bril will talk about how and why news outlets should place data at the heart of the newsroom, and draw on his experiences at Owni and Journalism++ to discuss the development of data journalism and opportunities for news outlets now and in the future.

16 tips for better data journalism from the BBC, Guardian and Wales Online

| July 13, 2012 – 4:39 pm | 5,893 views
An example of data journalism from Claire Miller at Wales Online

Damian Kimmelman, chief executive of Duedil; Claire Miller, senior reporter and data journalist, Media Wales; Bella Hurrell, specials editor on the BBC News website; James Ball, data journalist, Guardian investigations team.