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Slides and audio – Christopher Meighan’s keynote speech

| December 4, 2015 – 10:28 am | 1,258 views
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Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, emerging news products, at The Washington Post, gave delegates an insight into the outlet’s digital innovation in his keynote speech at the recent news:rewired conference.
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Washington Post design director for emerging news products Christopher Meighan to give news:rewired keynote in December

| October 16, 2015 – 5:26 pm | 1,707 views
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We are delighted to announce Christopher Meighan, director for digital news design and presentation, emerging news products, at The Washington Post, as the keynote speaker at December’s news:rewired.

Over the last year, Christopher has helped to launch The Post’s new national product suite, which includes tablet and smartphone apps, a new desktop site, a mobile website, as well as a presence on the Apple Watch.

These products were created to specifically attract a national audience to The Washington Post, focusing on a mix of bold designs and highly curated stories.

The Emerging News Products team is consistently in the innovations mindset, knowing that once they launch something it’s on to figuring out what the next thing will be.

Tickets are available for just 165+VAT, so reserve your place now to avoid missing out.

Slides and audio – Emily Bell’s keynote speech

| July 22, 2015 – 4:22 pm | 1,301 views
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Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, discussed the intersection of journalism and technology in her keynote speech at the recent news:rewired conference, and how news organisations are increasingly having to compete with the giants of Silicon Valley.

See her slides and an audio recording of the speech here.

Emily Bell: news groups should harness tech in the service of ‘good’ journalism

| July 16, 2015 – 11:36 am | 16,153 views
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With social media companies stepping into the news business like never before, news organisations need to rethink technology and the social web, Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism told the news:rewired conference today

As it happened: Emily Bell’s conference opening keynote

| July 16, 2015 – 9:17 am | 1,217 views
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Emily Bell, director of Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, delivered the opening keynote address at the news:rewired conference in London today

Emily Bell to give keynote speech at July’s news:rewired

| June 15, 2015 – 5:50 pm | 1,415 views

With the next news:rewired digital journalism conference only four weeks away, we are proud to announce Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, as the keynote speaker to open proceedings on the day.

Bell has been director of the Tow Center since 2010, which she joined after a 20-year career at the Guardian, including five years as editor-in-chief of the Guardian websites and four years as director of digital content.

She joins a growing list of speakers from leading news organisations due to speak at the event on Thursday 16 July at MSN HQ in London.

Announcing WSJ’s mobile editor David Ho as news:rewired keynote

| June 11, 2014 – 4:00 pm | 1,670 views
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We are pleased to announce David Ho, editor for mobile, tablets and emerging technology at The Wall Street Journal, as the keynote speaker for our news:rewired conference on Wednesday 23 July.

Ho will focus on “how news outlets and reporters can embrace the mobile revolution”, as well as considering “what comes beyond mobile and how emerging technologies will affect news and storytelling”.

In an additional workshop, later in the day at news:rewired, Ho will also highlight useful tools and apps for journalists interested in expanding their mobile toolbox.

The digital journalism conference will be held at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London, and will offer a range of sessions, including workshops and topical discussions, for those interested in the latest developments in digital journalism.

For more detail see the agenda information online, and book tickets here for just £130 +VAT, which includes lunch, refreshments and after-event networking drinks.

You can also book a news:rewired+ ticket to attend both the conference on 23 July, and a one-day training course the following day (Thursday 24 July).

Five ways BuzzFeed makes content people want to share

| February 20, 2014 – 11:16 am | 3,518 views
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Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, delivered the keynote address on ‘shareable content’ today at the 11th news:rewired conference, held today in London. Handily, he delivered it at a list…

Video: news:rewired keynote speech by Jay Quartz, publisher, Quartz

| October 21, 2013 – 12:13 pm | 2,489 views
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At digital journalism conference news:rewired, held on Friday 20 September at MSN UK in London, Jay Lauf, publisher of one-year-old business news site Quartz, part of the Atlantic Media Company, delivered the keynote speech, including a look at how to produce content to appeal to a social audience.

A video of his keynote speech is below. Access a copy of his presentation here and a write-up of some of the tips he shared on the day and a liveblog account of his speech.

Publisher of Quartz Jay Lauf to deliver news:rewired keynote speech

| September 6, 2013 – 9:46 am | 2,173 views
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The publisher of one-year-old news site Quartz, Jay Lauf, will deliver the keynote speech at news:rewired on Friday 20 September.

When first launched, Quartz was said to have been “built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones” for an audience of “business people in the new global economy”. As such the design keeps the stream of headlines – which can be filtered by ‘top news’, sections or topical areas called ‘obsessions’ – to the left of the page, with each article able to fill the remaining space.

In his keynote speech at news:rewired, Lauf will discuss the platform’s innovative features further, including the impact on the experience for reporters and readers alike. He will also discuss how to think about journalism for the social web.

Tickets to the conference have now sold out, with more than 200 attendees due to partake in the event, which features a full-day of presentations, panel discussions and workshops.