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Co-creator of News With Friends joins newsrewired as a speaker

| October 11, 2018 – 3:15 pm | 733 views

Matt McAlister, co-creator of a social app that wants to fill the space left by Facebook deprioritising news content in its News Feed, will be joining panel on new social media strategies for content sharing.

After being heavily criticised for its role in spreading ‘fake news’, Facebook announced a considerable change to its algorithm this year, which will affect the posts that audiences scroll past on their News Feed.

Accuracy vs speed: How the BBC and ITV approach breaking news

| September 20, 2013 – 1:32 pm | 7,879 views
Chris Hamilton

The first Q&A session of the news:rewired conference, in London today, looked at approaches taken to breaking digital news by major organisations in the UK.

AS IT HAPPENED: Searching social session

| September 20, 2013 – 11:40 am | 2,813 views

A live blog of the searching social workshop at the news:rewired conference in London today

Going beyond the story: journalism, storytelling and computer games

| December 16, 2010 – 6:14 pm | 4,301 views

Journalism is about storytelling, right? It’s a narrative form, isn’t it? What about using non-narrative means to disseminate news around issues like climate change, the financial crisis or coalition politics. Our final session looked at the use of computer games in the future of journalism

Journalism students need to be taught advertising, branding, building relationships, says ad entrepreneur

| December 16, 2010 – 3:27 pm | 4,664 views

Rick Waghorn, founder of locally-focused advertising network Addiply, said that if we want to build a pyramid of news we have to start at the bottom level based on a local advertising market and messages

Community editors should be an integral part of the newsroom, says Media Wales’ Ed Walker

| December 16, 2010 – 12:47 pm | 14,606 views

Focusing on local history, getting input from experts, and making journalism a two-way stree using interactive features are some of the ways to build communities around content, Walker told delegates

Tight-knit communities make brands successful, not numbers, says Joanna Geary

| December 16, 2010 – 11:09 am | 6,209 views

Times communities editor Joanna Geary tells news:rewired that it shouldn’t just be eyeballs anymore but about engaging with existing readers and communities around content