After another sell-out day of tips, tools and trends in modern journalism in July, we can now announce the next news:rewired conference will take place on Tuesday 3 February 2015.
As social media has become an essential part of journalism, tools for searching, monitoring and curating content from around the web are increasingly part of a journalist’s day-to-day toolbox – both for newsgathering and engaging users.
At the next news:rewired conference on 23 July Sarah Marshall, social media editor EMEA at The Wall Street Journal, and Richard Moynihan, social media editor at The Telegraph, will lead a session on tools, tips and techniques for journalists using social media.
In the meantime, here are 12 social media tools that journalists can try:
We’re pleased to announce Parse.ly, the web analytics experts, as the latest sponsor of the next news:rewired digital journalism conference.
The conference will take place on Wednesday 23 July at MSN UK’s headquarters in London, where leading online journalists will share their work and advice in making the most of online tools and opportunities.
Parse.ly’s Clare Carr will lead a post-lunch workshop demonstrating how audience insights can be useful to offer more relevant and engaging content as part of a wider editorial strategy, with the aim of improving metrics such as unique visitors, time-on-site and return visits.
Other news:rewired sessions announced so far include a discussion on the use of private social network in journalisms, a workshop on finding documents, data and social media content to support stories, spreadsheet skills for journalists and key social media tools.
Shorthand are the latest sponsor of news:rewired
Journalists, editors and other media professionals packed into MSN UK’s office in Victoria, London, yesterday for the 11th news:rewired digital journalism conference.
Highlights on the agenda included a keynote speech from Buzzfeed editorial director Jack Shepherd and sessions on short-form video, immersive storytelling and using Instagram for news.
Below is a Storify of some of the tweets from the day.
And if you missed news:rewired this time around, you can still catch up with all the sessions and workshops from the day on video with one of our digital tickets.
This session at the news:rewired conference, in London today, was a workshop for journalists to look at how they can protect themselves, their sources, and their stories online.
We’re pleased to announce the initial speakers confirmed for news:rewired, and just a handful of the subjects to be covered on the day.
The one-day conference will take place on Thursday 20 February, at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London. The event will feature a range of sessions, workshops and panel discussions, covering key issues in digital journalism and sharing practical tips and inspirational case studies showing how newsrooms are making the most of digital platforms.
Subjects to be covered on the day will include social media judgement and shareable stories, doing data journalism on a budget, engaging with the community and ways to ensure your online security – plus much more.
Tickets are available for £130 +VAT.
If you’re after more than the one day, we are also offering an additional half-day extension of news:rewired, with our news:rewired+ tickets. These give you entry to the Thursday conference and an additional three-hour, hands-on practical workshop the following day, Friday 21 February, for just £220 +VAT. Delegates can choose from the three following workshops: web-native video, data visualisations and searching social & verification.
Here is a round-up of some of the lessons shared at news:rewired on Friday 20 September.
More than 30 speakers shared case studies from their news organisations, plus there were tips for digital journalism and advice on online tools.
Location-specific content might be the next big thing in journalism, Mathew Ingram, senior writer for GigaOm told the final session of the news:rewired conference in London today.
A workshop session at the news:rewired conference today in London looked at how journalists can use LinkedIn