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Working from home: good for productivity, bad for innovation?

| July 3, 2020 – 4:38 pm | 876 views
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Like many others in the industry, Journalism.co.uk decided to bring Newsrewired digital journalism conference to your computer screens instead of a physical venue due to the covid-19 pandemic. We swapped out plans to host the event in Manchester for a four-day series of discussions on Zoom – all while adjusting to working from home ourselves.

Diversity in the newsroom matters. So we expanded the conference agenda

| June 25, 2020 – 3:24 pm | 1,221 views
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The news agenda has changed dramatically since we started planning the online Newsrewired conference only a month ago. Lockdown seemed to have dominated every discussion, every news article and, in fairness, our every waking moment.

How to use design thinking to solve journalistic problems

| June 22, 2020 – 3:19 pm | 1,411 views
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The way we frame the problem has a lot to do with the solutions we end up with.

As journalists, we are hard-wired to tackle difficulties head-on, asking direct questions, and looking for verifiable evidence to support the predictable outcome.

World’s leading expert on design thinking to give keynote at Newsrewired

| June 11, 2020 – 3:48 pm | 1,035 views
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We are very pleased to announce that Justin Ferrell, the founder of the professional fellowship program at the Institute of Design at Stanford University (the d.school), will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Newsrewired conference on 29 June 2020.

How to set up your distributed newsroom for success

| June 1, 2020 – 11:16 am | 1,273 views
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With the start of social distancing policies as a response to the covid-19 crisis, newsrooms have quickly had to reconfigure as distributed, digital spaces. We are going to be working within distributed frameworks for a significant amount of time, far beyond the immediate crisis and disruption the start of this outbreak has caused.

Learn how to start using artificial intelligence in your newsroom (before it is too late)

| February 19, 2020 – 2:25 pm | 1,707 views
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The upcoming Newsrewired conference, taking place on 4 June at MediaCityUK, will feature a workshop where delegates will learn how to start implementing artificial intelligence (AI) in their everyday journalistic work.

The session will be led by Charlie Beckett, a professor in the Department of Media and Communications and founding director of Polis, the London School of Economics’ international journalism think-tank.

Get ready for the newsroom of 2020

| September 20, 2019 – 11:58 am | 1,091 views
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As we are entering a new decade, we will explore what skills journalists need to develop to succeed in their careers and help their newsrooms thrive.

Newsrewired November 2019: early agenda announced

| April 26, 2019 – 11:19 am | 2,091 views
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The next Newsrewired digital journalism conference will take place on 27 November 2019 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

One of the key sessions of the day will be a discussion around diversity in the newsroom.

The double-edged sword of blockchain

| March 6, 2019 – 6:26 pm | 2,754 views
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Many journalists and publishers are struggling to get to grips with blockchain.

To explain it in simple terms, blockchain is a growing list of records  – called blocks – which are encrypted and linked. Each block also contains a timestamp and other information about the origin of data. By design, a blockchain is resistant to modification of the data it contains, which may come in handy when we need to protect news content from tampering or even censorship.

How NZZ increased its conversion rate up to five times with dynamic ‘paygates’

| March 6, 2019 – 12:56 pm | 2,137 views
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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.’