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As it happened: The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 16, 2016 – 11:20 am | 1,497 views

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 …

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

| December 11, 2015 – 1:51 pm | 1,546 views

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 …

Slides and audio – International investigations

| December 11, 2015 – 12:58 pm | 1,045 views

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 …

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

| December 11, 2015 – 12:08 pm | 1,134 views

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 …

Slides and audio – Longform video for the mobile generation

| December 11, 2015 – 10:43 am | 1,109 views

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 …

Slides and audio – Telling stories with data

| December 9, 2015 – 2:29 pm | 1,555 views

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 …

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

| December 4, 2015 – 1:50 pm | 1,600 views

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 …

Slides and audio – New models in local media

| December 4, 2015 – 1:43 pm | 1,706 views

In this workshop, our guest speakers discussed the role of local media outlets in the digital landscape and whether they are sustainable.
Alon Aviram, co-founder of The Bristol Cable, Greg Hadfield, editorial director of the Brighton …

Slides and audio – Chat apps in the newsroom: What’s next?

| December 4, 2015 – 12:56 pm | 1,591 views

This panel explored the opportunities available for news outlets looking to produce and distribute stories on chat apps, including Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and Line, and the role they play in engaging with a broader audience.
We …

Contentment to sponsor news:rewired

| November 12, 2015 – 4:06 pm | 1,283 views

With under three weeks to go until our next news:rewired digital journalism conference, we are pleased to announced London startup Contentment as the latest sponsor of the event.

Contentment is a creative tech startup based in Shoreditch who built a cloud-hosted platform to make it easier for publishers to create apps and distribute content that looks great on any device.

Founder Michael Kowalski will be joining expert speakers from international news organisations to discuss the latest tools, techniques and trends in digital journalism on 1 December at the MSN UK offices in London.