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Newsrewired is going virtual!

| May 18, 2020 – 4:33 pm | 326 views
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As the media industry continues to be disrupted by the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, Journalism.co.uk has decided to bring our Newsrewired conference online.

But that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on access to top expert insights, learning practical skills, and network with other great minds. Better than that – a virtual event allows us to bring you all of this, wherever you are.

Zooming in on revenue streams

| March 11, 2020 – 11:13 am | 724 views
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As half of publishers bet on reader revenue as their main source of income in 2020, there is no hiding from the fact that news is no longer largely subsidised by advertising. Newsrooms are increasingly in charge of developing new, engaged audiences, as well as understanding metrics and creating new revenue streams.

Why Forbes bought UK business publication The Memo as part of its European expansion

| November 14, 2019 – 12:45 pm | 863 views
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The acquisition has seen The Memo’s back catalogue of content transferred to Forbes.com, thus making it accessible to 80 million readers worldwide. As the title ceased to exist, its team of 80 has joined Forbes, which allowed the business publisher to expand its network of contributors across the continent to more than 200.

Publishers are experimenting with smart speakers, addressing concerns around monetisation and discoverability

| March 6, 2019 – 5:59 pm | 2,587 views
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Difficulty to monetise, discover content and issues around privacy are some of the reasons why publishers are reluctant to start producing content for voice-controlled devices, despite their potential to be a new revenue and content stream. At Newsrewired (6 March), a panel of experts discussed how they are tackling these concerns.

1 week to go until Newsrewired | Three new speakers joining the conference

| February 27, 2019 – 3:49 pm | 1,411 views
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Speakers from Reach, Nice-Matin and NewsBlocks will join us at Newsrewired

Is it worthwhile converting your written content into audio and making it available on Amazon Alexa or Google Chrome? What if stories focused on solutions rather than problems could attract a larger audience? And why is it important to get out of the London bubble and focus on your regional readers?

How to move from advertising to reader revenue

| February 25, 2019 – 12:31 pm | 1,395 views
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Mark Little, CEO of Kinzen, will be joining the panel on new ways to finance journalism in the digital age.

Kinzen is developing personal news routines that connect active news seekers and quality publishers. Mark will be sharing some of the lessons he’s learned and solutions Kinzen’s building for publishers seeking more valuable personal engagement with their users.

How can the media make the most of voice-controlled devices?

| February 1, 2019 – 1:33 pm | 1,237 views
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Despite the rise in sales of voice-controlled devices, such as Amazon Alexa or Google Home, the difficulty of monetising content holds publishers back from innovating on voice platforms.

One of the panels at the Newsrewired conference will explore projects by early adopters and look at the benefits of investing in smart, speaker-friendly content.

All you need to know about financing journalism in the digital age, and voice-controlled devices

| January 7, 2019 – 12:26 pm | 1,305 views
Newsrewired 6 March join us

New year, new exciting speakers.

We are pleased to announce three industry experts will be joining our panels on sustainable ways to finance digital journalism, and producing content for voice-controlled devices:

Jessica Best, operations lead and engagement editor at The Correspondent; Dominic Young, founder, Agate; and Peter Stewart, journalist and author

New speaker announcement: Amanda Michel, deputy membership editor, the Guardian

| September 14, 2018 – 5:30 pm | 1,324 views
Memberships in news organisations – lessons from the Guardian

More people are paying for Guardian journalism than ever before.

The Guardian has grown from 15,000 members in January 2016 to over 570,000 regular paying supporters, members and subscribers in June 2018. It also received an additional 375,000 one-off contributions globally in the past 12 months.

We are pleased to announce that Amanda Michel, the Guardian’s global contributions director and project manager, will be joining us as a speaker at the next newsrewired conference on 7 November 2018.