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What to look forward to at newsrewired

| June 28, 2018 – 12:40 pm | 290 views
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The countdown has begun for our 22nd digital journalism conference newsrewired, which takes place in London on Wednesday 11 July.

A handful of tickets are still available. Buy yours for just £180 +VAT.

We have a great line-up of speakers from news outlets including Reuters, BuzzFeed News, The Guardian, The BBC, The Economist, The Telegraph, Financial Times and many more.

The day will kick off with a keynote speech on maintaining credibility and trust in an age of ‘fake news’, looking at how Reuters is addressing these issues by focusing on robust reporting, maintaining independence, increasing transparency and, when they occur, correcting mistakes quickly.

Following the keynote, a panel on “slow journalism” will look at the power of stories that are not tied to the daily news cycle, and two successive talks will shed the light on why an audience-first mindset is key, and the latest findings of Reuters Institute on podcast usage in 22 countries.

After the coffee break, we will hear an expert advice on how to make podcast a success, and new ways media organisations can finance innovation.

Following the networking lunch, the conference will split into two streams until later in the day. The panel sessions will look at constructive journalism that helps counter anxiety resulting from daily negative news stories, and building successful social media communities.

The workshop will help you navigate the world of free and paid-for apps for mobile journalism and make the best use of your smartphone for reporting.

How The Credibility Coalition determines trust indicators

| March 7, 2018 – 7:27 pm | 941 views
Connie Moon Sehat, director, NewsFrames

In times of great polarization, we see companies and NGOs make efforts to present themselves to be as credible as possible. Some include references, others hide their ads, but The Credibility Coalition tells us that …

The benefits of using voice-controlled devices for news distribution

| March 7, 2018 – 7:03 pm | 1,794 views
Robert McKenzie, editor, BBC News Labs

With as many as 30 million smart speakers sold worldwide, innovative journalists are looking to voice-controlled news distribution as a new way to reach audiences.

Devices like Amazon Echo and Google Assistant are quickly creeping into …

What De Correspondent is teaching us about news memberships

| March 7, 2018 – 6:15 pm | 930 views
Maaike Goslinga, international editor of De Correspondent

News outlets should view their readers not as resource to sell to advertisers but “as a curious audience that often wants to contribute,” according to Maaike Goslinga, international editor of De Correspondent.
Speaking at the newsrewired …

Turning audience metrics into personalised features

| March 7, 2018 – 4:43 pm | 636 views
Turning audience metrics into personalised features

How can newsrooms turn audience metrics into products and services benefitting both their readers and their business? That was the key question at a panel powered by Google’s Digital News Initiative at news:rewired today.
There is …

‘Look for the sweet spot between news and context’ – How to make your live streams more engaging

| March 7, 2018 – 4:25 pm | 680 views
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In a constantly evolving newsroom, journalists are always looking out for interesting ways to enrich the human experience using unique and distinctive formats. Live video, for example, offers audiences real-time coverage of live experiences.
At …

From devices to communities: How tech could transform local news

| November 22, 2017 – 3:50 pm | 1,196 views
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Would you read more local news if you could print your own newspaper at home? Or design your own radio bulletin? What if a story suddenly appeared on your smartphone as you walked past the place where it occurred?

They might sound like distant future concepts but all of these technologies are already being tested by UK news outlets as part of what Stuart Goulden, founder of location-based storytelling startup OtherWorld, called a “living media.” 

Newsrewired+ training (23 Nov) now available: Stories, podcasting, media law

| September 4, 2017 – 3:13 pm | 1,376 views
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A focus on practical, hands-on learning has always been at the heart of newsrewired, and Journalism.co.uk will be hosting a full day of training after the main conference in November. Delegates can register to attend the conference (22 November) and one of the full-day courses during the training day (23 November) by purchasing a newsrewired+ ticket.

Early-bird Newsrewired+ tickets are available for £323+VAT until 15 September, after which you will be able to purchase standard tickets for £368+VAT).

Newsrewired+ tickets represent a 10 per cent discount compared to booking tickets for both days separately.

Both the conference and training day are hosted at the Reuters office in Canary Wharf, London. The conference agenda for the day includes talks and in-depth sessions on storytelling for mobile audiences, collaboration in the newsroom, and the applications of the graphic novel format in journalism. An early-bird ticket for the conference costs just £130+VAT, and can be purchased separately here: sign up to attend newsrewired, 22 November.

Announcing Content Insights as the latest newsrewired sponsor

| July 6, 2016 – 6:00 pm | 1,363 views
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With just under two weeks to go until our next newsrewired digital journalism conference, the Journalism.co.uk team is happy to announce Content Insights will be joining us as an event sponsor on the day.

Content Insights is developing a web analytics service to evaluate stories published online and help journalists and editors make sense of the large amount of data coming from a multitude of source.

David Brauchli, senior vice president of communications, will join our analytics panel to discuss how to measure success in the newsroom alongside Elinor Shields, head of audience engagement, BBC News, and Rob Hammond, head of SEO, Trinity Mirror.

As it happened: The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 16, 2016 – 11:20 am | 1,771 views
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Can you go live from your smartphone in under 2 minutes? Harriet Hadfield, reporter, Sky News, never dares leave the house without her mobile broadcasting kit. She will give attendees an insight into some of the …