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 value can it bring in the newsroom, and what resources would media organisations need to get started successfully. A session […]
Slides and audio – Virtual voiceover translation in news production
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 below. All current promotions of Mr. Bet casino can be found here . New players at Mr. Bet Casino […]
Slides and audio – The mobile journalist’s toolkit
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 tools she uses to shoot and stream video from her smartphone. Audio from Hadfield’s ‘Spotlight’ talk is available below, together with […]
Slide and audio – Press play: What works in online video?
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 interactive web documentaries, making on-demand video for multiple platforms, and striking the balance between TV and digital. With: Ryan Smith, supervising […]
Slides and audio – Online video at The Economist: How to train the voice of a 173-year-old to speak social
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 below, with accompanying audio from his talk and find out more in this blog post.
Slides and audio – Livestreaming news: The what, where, when and how of making live work online
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, who runs the Live Desk, shared some of the lessons they learned while building a product that works for the diverse […]
Exploring the value of 360-degree video in the newsroom
“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
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 accessible to everyone by translating it is expensive and time-consuming.
Online video: challenges and possibilities for audience engagement
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 be not a sole prerogative of TV anymore; video content is now accessed from multiple platforms, live or on-demand.
How a Sky News reporter uses her mobile phone to ‘go live’ in 90 seconds
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 response.