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.
Rouven Leuener is group head of digital product at Neue Zürcher Zeitung, one of the oldest German-language newspapers in Switzerland. He took the lead on digital innovation five years ago and shared his experience of experimenting with dynamic ‘paygates.’
Blockchain is not just about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin; this technology has started to move into all kinds of sectors, from real estate to healthcare – and now journalism.
While the journalism community is slowly starting to take note of blockchain, many still use it as a bit of a buzzword without knowing 100 per cent sure what it actually means.
Can you go live from your smartphone in under 2 minutes? Harriet Hadfield, reporter, Sky News, never dares leave the house without her mobile broadcasting kit. She will give attendees an insight into some of the apps and tools she uses to shoot and stream video from her smartphone.
In this session, we looked at the resources needed in the newsroom to develop tools and templates, the collaborative approach between developers and journalists and the open-source movement. We heard from Nick Petrie, deputy head of digital, The Times and The Sunday Times, Jacqui Maher, interactive journalist, BBC News Labs and Elliot Bentley, graphics editor, The Wall Street Journal. […]
Our guest speakers on the international investigations workshop were Jacopo Ottaviani, a data journalist who has worked on projects like The Migrants Files, Generation E, E-waste Republic, and Lawrence Marzouk, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. They gave delegates tips and advice for working on this type of projects as part of larger teams, and recommended tools […]
This workshop took an in-depth look at the different approaches to putting breaking news and ongoing stories into context, through newsletters, cards and explainers. Below are the slides from Jeremy Evans, founder of Explaain, and the audio recording from the session with Richard Moynihan, new formats editor at The Telegraph, moderated by Jane Singer, professor of journalism […]
The first workshop of the afternoon discussed longform video for the mobile generation, looking at the best approaches for producing documentaries between 20 minutes and one hour in length, as well as how to distribute this material. In this session, we heard from: Yonni Usiskin, executive producer, Vice News Matthew Danzico, founder, BBC Pop Up […]
In this workshop, Megan Lucero, data journalism editor at The Times and The Sunday Times and Marianne Bouchart, communications director at GENinnovate and founder and editor of the Data Journalism Blog, gave delegates tips for finding data in open databases and how to best visualise this information in stories. Below you can find the slides and audio for the session and a write-up of the tools recommended […]
The final session at news:rewired looked at automation, giving delegates an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of using algorithms to produce stories in the newsroom, both from an editorial and technological perspective. We heard from: Simon Perry, co-owner and publisher, On The Wight Robert Dale, chief technology officer, Arria Slides and audio from the […]