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Slides and audio – Building the news: In-house tools for the newsroom

In this session, we looked at the resources needed in the newsroom to develop tools and templates, the collaborative approach between developers and journalists and the open-source movement. We heard from Nick Petrie, deputy head of digital, The Times and The Sunday Times, Jacqui Maher, interactive journalist, BBC News Labs and Elliot Bentley, graphics editor, The Wall Street Journal. […]

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Slides and audio – International investigations

Our guest speakers on the international investigations workshop were Jacopo Ottaviani, a data journalist who has worked on projects like The Migrants Files, Generation E, E-waste Republic, and Lawrence Marzouk, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. They gave delegates tips and advice for working on this type of projects as part of larger teams, and recommended tools […]

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Slides and audio – The bigger picture: Putting news into context

  This workshop took an in-depth look at the different approaches to putting breaking news and ongoing stories into context, through newsletters, cards and explainers. Below are the slides from Jeremy Evans, founder of Explaain, and the audio recording from the session with Richard Moynihan, new formats editor at The Telegraph, moderated by Jane Singer, professor of journalism […]

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Slides and audio – Longform video for the mobile generation

The first workshop of the afternoon discussed longform video for the mobile generation, looking at the best approaches for producing documentaries between 20 minutes and one hour in length, as well as how to distribute this material. In this session, we heard from: Yonni Usiskin, executive producer, Vice News Matthew Danzico, founder, BBC Pop Up […]

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Slides and audio – Telling stories with data

  In this workshop, Megan Lucero, data journalism editor at The Times and The Sunday Times and Marianne Bouchart, communications director at GENinnovate and founder and editor of the Data Journalism Blog, gave delegates tips for finding data in open databases and how to best visualise this information in stories. Below you can find the slides and audio for the session and a write-up of the tools recommended […]

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Slides and audio – How can robot journalists help the media?

The final session at news:rewired looked at automation, giving delegates an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of using algorithms to produce stories in the newsroom, both from an editorial and technological perspective. We heard from: Simon Perry, co-owner and publisher, On The Wight Robert Dale, chief technology officer, Arria Slides and audio from the […]

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Slides and audio – New models in local media

In this workshop, our guest speakers discussed the role of local media outlets in the digital landscape and whether they are sustainable. Alon Aviram, co-founder of The Bristol Cable, Greg Hadfield, editorial director of the Brighton and Hove Independent, and Andrea Iannuzzi, editor of AGL Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso, shared their approaches to funding local media […]

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Slides and audio – Chat apps in the newsroom: What’s next?

This panel explored the opportunities available for news outlets looking to produce and distribute stories on chat apps, including Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber and Line, and the role they play in engaging with a broader audience. We heard from: Trushar Barot, mobile editor, BBC World Service Blathnaid Healy, UK editor,Mashable Heather Bowen, head of social media, […]

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Slides and audio – What mobile audiences want from news

This panel took an in-depth look at how news outlets are tackling the production and distribution of stories for mobile devices and the role of personalisation in news apps. Below are the slides and audio recordings from Brianne O’Brien, mobile editor for BuzzFeed News, and Subhajit Banerjee, mobile editor at the Guardian, followed by audio of the full session including CNN Digital […]

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Slides and audio – Christopher Meighan’s keynote speech

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. Meighan outlined the Post’s approach to making news for the mobile and tablet apps, as well as its Apple Watch presence, and the […]

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