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Slides and audio – The value of 360-degree video

| March 18, 2016 – 1:19 pm | 2,343 views
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360-degree video has been one of the stand-out formats to emerge in 2015, as more social networks start to support it and new, accessible cameras hit the market. At news:rewired yesterday, we heard about the …

Slides and audio – Virtual voiceover translation in news production

| March 18, 2016 – 12:49 pm | 1,767 views
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Dmitry Shishkin, digital editor, BBC World Service, presented the latest experiment from the organisation, using language technology in news production – from machine translation to synthetic voices.
The slides and audio from this ‘Spotlight’ session are available …

Slides and audio – The mobile journalist’s toolkit

| March 18, 2016 – 10:30 am | 2,835 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 gave attendees an insight into some of the apps and …

Slide and audio – Press play: What works in online video?

| March 18, 2016 – 10:06 am | 2,060 views
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Publishers are now competing for attention with services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video – so what are the best news video formats to engage your audience?This ‘in-depth’ session explored production techniques and strategies behind …

Slides and audio – Online video at The Economist: How to train the voice of a 173-year-old to speak social

| March 17, 2016 – 4:36 pm | 2,193 views
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In our fifth and final ‘Spotlight’ talk of the day, Adam Smith, deputy community editor at The Economist, gave attendees an insight into the process of creating social-ready videos that also match the organisation’s legacy.
Find Smith’s slides …

Slides and audio – Livestreaming news: The what, where, when and how of making live work online

| March 17, 2016 – 4:18 pm | 2,329 views
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Reuters Video News delivers live breaking news, entertainment and sports content to hundreds of broadcasters and online publishers across the world.
Three years after Reuters launched the first multiple stream live service for online publishers, Tessa Kaday, …

Exploring the value of 360-degree video in the newsroom

| March 16, 2016 – 6:15 pm | 2,530 views
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“2016 is the year of the 360-degree video and VR (virtual reality),” Parminder Bahra, executive producer, EMEA, of The Wall Street Journal opened his speech with at the news:rewired ‘video focus’ event in London today. 

How the BBC World Service is using virtual voiceover translation to reach a multilingual audience

| March 16, 2016 – 4:56 pm | 2,076 views
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In news and journalism, language can represent a troublesome barrier. If on the one hand producing content in a specific language restricts its reach to just those capable of understanding it, on the other hand making it …

Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement

| March 16, 2016 – 4:54 pm | 1,721 views
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With the unique array of opportunities it offers for creative storytelling and audience engagement, video is increasingly gaining momentum within the journalism industry. As new technologies and platforms have developed, video formats have started to …

How a Sky News reporter uses her mobile phone to ‘go live’ in 90 seconds

| March 16, 2016 – 4:50 pm | 38,600 views
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With some stories happening so quickly they need to be covered before a team get there, or happening at a time when few resources are available, turning to mobile journalism is becoming the increasingly common …