digital journalism

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Slides and audio – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

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. […]

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Slides and audio – International investigations

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 […]

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Slides and audio – The bigger picture: Putting news into context

  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 […]

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Slides and audio – Longform video for the mobile generation

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 […]

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Slides and audio – Telling stories with data

  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 […]

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Slides and audio – How can robot journalists help the media?

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 […]

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