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Become a mobile journalism pro at Newsrewired

| October 17, 2019 – 1:17 pm | 125 views
Mobile journalism

Join us at Newsrewired and learn how to create professional video and audio content using the tool you and your team already have – a smartphone. Whether you want to boost your social media strategy, publish more video or simply produce professionally-looking content with fewer people and resources, Newsrewired has you covered.

Yusuf Omar, a mobile and wearable journalist, will show you how mobile storytelling can engage audiences around the world and give you his best tips on smartphone reporting. And if you too want to become a mobile journalism expert, sign up for one-day training with Caroline Scott on 26 November 2019 and save £20 pounds on both tickets if you attend the conference as well.

Mobile journalism legend Yusuf Omar is joining Newsrewired

| October 10, 2019 – 5:59 pm | 873 views
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We are very pleased to announce that Yusuf Omar, a mobile and wearable journalist and co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, will join our (already stellar) speaker lineup.

Newsrewired March 2019: seven main takeaways

| March 20, 2019 – 3:14 pm | 1,601 views
7 Newsrewired takeaways

The Newsrewired conference, which took place on 6 March 2019 at Reuters in London, showcased once again the most interesting projects and latest trends in digital journalism.

If you weren’t there, or if you simply want to remind yourself of the topics of the day, check out this editorial selection of the best conference coverage articles.

Mobile storytelling tips from CNN

| March 7, 2018 – 5:10 pm | 2,368 views
Eliza Mackintosh, producer, CNN Digital International

When producing stories for mobile audiences, journalists must consider which platform best suits the content, according to CNN International’s digital producer.
Speaking at news:rewired in London today, Eliza Mackintosh discussed mobile-first journalism and shared her insights …

Latest news:rewired updates: Heather Bowen, head of social media at the Daily Mirror, joins chat apps panel

| November 24, 2015 – 2:41 pm | 1,782 views

With one week to go until the next news:rewired digital journalism conference (1 December, London), we’re pleased to announce Heather Bowen, head of social media at the Daily Mirror, will be joining the panel on messaging apps in the newsroom.

Alongside, Trushar Barot, mobile editor at BBC World Service, and Blathnaid Healy, UK editor at Mashable, Bowen will be discussing the role of chat apps – from WhatsApp to Snapchat and Viber – in journalism and their potential uses in the future.

The event takes place on 1 December at the MSN UK offices in London near Victoria, and delegates will hear from expert speakers from the Guardian, The Washington Post, the BBC, The Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed, Vice News and more. Check out the full programme for the day here.

Tickets cost just £165+VAT and they’re selling fast – with only a week to go, reserve your place now to avoid missing out.

Introducing training options and more speakers for December’s news:rewired

| October 9, 2015 – 5:54 pm | 2,578 views
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December’s news:rewired is fast approaching, and Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce the training options for news:rewired+, a full day of practical workshops taking place the day after the conference (2 December), as well as new speakers joining us on 1 December to discuss new models in local media, techniques for international investigations, and other trends and innovations in digital journalism.

As always, Journalism.co.uk workshops are focused on gaining practical skills and hands-on experience – this December, learn more about social media content strategies, advanced online research techniques and social video.

The upcoming news:rewired conference and the full day of training will take place at the MSN UK offices, in Victoria, London.

Final programme for news:rewired ‘in focus’ and new speakers announced

| October 8, 2015 – 2:21 pm | 2,294 views
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With just under two weeks to go to our first ‘in focus’ event on social media newsgathering and verification, Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce the final programme for the day, including new speakers from Reuters and The Associated Press.

Joining our expert line-up will be: John Pullman, global head of pictures and video at Reuters; George Sargent, social media producer at Reuters; Beth Colson, head of news production, international video, at The Associated Press; and Matt Cooke, UK, Ireland and Nordics lead at News Lab, Google, who is kindly sponsoring the event.

The half-day conference will take a detailed look at the questions surrounding eyewitness media search and verification, taking place on Wednesday 21 October at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

More speakers announced for news:rewired ‘in focus’ in October

| September 21, 2015 – 4:56 pm | 4,876 views

With only one month to go to news:rewired ‘in focus’, our half-day conference taking an in-depth look at social media newsgathering and verification, we’re delighted to announce more speakers who will be joining our expert line-up on 21 October.

Gavin Rees, the director of Dart Centre Europe, runs workshops and discussion groups on trauma awareness, resilience and interviewing skills for working journalists in a range of countries around the world. Gavin will be joining the ‘Wild West of social media’ panel alongside Aine Kerr, managing editor of Storyful, and Sam Dubberley, co-founder of the Eyewitness Media Hub.

And Mark Frankel, assistant editor, UGC and social news, at the BBC, will lead a practical workshop in the second half of the event, giving us an insight into the BBC’s social media newsgathering process.

First speakers announced for news:rewired ‘in focus’ event on newsgathering and verification

| August 14, 2015 – 4:39 pm | 5,022 views
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Social media and mobile devices have irrevocably changed the news landscape, and now members of the public are often at the scene of a news event before a reporter even hears of the story.

Pictures and video posted to social media by eyewitness might be the first sign, but how can journalists and newsrooms reach these sources quickly, reliably and ethically?

The first ‘news:rewired in focus‘ event will take a detailed look at these questions surrounding social media newsgathering and verification, scheduled for Wednesday 21 October at Thomson Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

Tickets are now available, with the first 50 available at a discounted rate of just £60 +VAT until Friday 28 August, after which prices will rise to £80 +VAT.

Slides and audio – Social Storytelling

| July 23, 2015 – 11:24 am | 2,582 views
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The growing power of social networks has led to some news organisations skipping their website entirely and going straight to social. This panel at the recent news:rewired aimed to look at variations on this strategy and discuss their pros, cons and pitfalls.

Check out the slides and audio recordings from Malachy Browne, managing editor at reported.ly, and Ramaa Sharma, head of social media at BBC World Service, followed by audio of the full session including Mashable’s global head of news, Louise Roug, moderator Holly Brockwell, editor in chief of Gadgette, and the full panel Q&A.