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New speaker announcement: Amanda Michel, deputy membership editor, the Guardian

More people are paying for Guardian journalism than ever before.

The Guardian has grown from 15,000 members in January 2016 to over 570,000 regular paying supporters, members and subscribers in June 2018. It also received an additional 375,000 one-off contributions globally in the past 12 months.

We are pleased to announce that Amanda Michel, the Guardian’s global contributions director and project manager, will be joining us as a speaker at the next newsrewired conference on 7 November 2018.

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Contentment to sponsor news:rewired

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.

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Slides and audio – Unheard voices, untold stories

The opening panel at news:rewired looked at how news organisations are using new technology and techniques to give voice to some of the more marginalised members of society, finding new stories and audiences in the process

Fabian von der Mark, journalist, Deutsche Welle
Paul Myles, editorial manager, On Our Radar
Yasir Mirza, head of diversity and inclusion, Guardian News & Media
Anne-Marie Tomchak, reporter and presenter, BBC Trending
Moderated by:

Rachael Jolley, editor, Index on Censorship

Check out the presentations slides and audio here

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As it happened: Tips for journalists on collecting social media conversations

The first session of news:rewired looked at the ways journalists can find conversations taking place on various social media platforms, discover news leads and tune in to audience reactions.

The session featured: Ian Barber, senior developer advocate, Google+; Katie Rogers, social news editor, Guardian US; Dave Wyllie, editor, BreakingNews.com; Catriona Oldershaw, UK managing director, Synthesio. Moderated by Gabrielle Peters, social media consultant.

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#newsrw – Mobile publishing: How and when to publish for mobile devices

Subhajit Banerjee, mobile editor, Guardian; Robert Shrimsley, managing editor of FT.com; Peter Bale, vice president and general manager of CNN International Digital, (who will be speaking about Zite); Kate Milner, mobile product manager, BBC News discuss the thinking behind pushing out content across devices.

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LIVE: Session 1A – Online video

Most publishers will have at least dipped their toe into the pool of online video, but what does it take to really make a splash in this area, and reap the traffic rewards? This session will feature innovative case studies of cutting-edge online video which can enhance the way content is presented and shared, as well as top tips from experienced online video journalists, publishers and those leading key developments in web-native video about the opportunities to be exploited through the online medium.

Image by jsawkins on Flickr. Some rights reserved.

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LIVE: Session 3B – Collaboration in investigative journalism

Iain Overton, managing editor, Bureau of Investigative Journalism; Simon Perry, founder, Ventnor Blog; Paul Lewis, special projects editor, the Guardian and Christine Spolar, investigations and special projects editor, the Financial Times discuss how collaboration is key for the future of investigative journalism

Image by Holger Zscheyge on Flickr. Some tights reserved.

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