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Slides and audio – Virtual voiceover translation in news production

| March 18, 2016 – 12:49 pm | 1,719 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 …

Livestreaming and 360-degree video: Announcing more speakers and a lunchtime workshop at news:rewired

| March 2, 2016 – 5:02 pm | 1,300 views
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With two weeks to go until news:rewired ‘video focus’ on 16 March at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London, here are the latest updates to the programme – we’re adding a new ‘spotlight’ talk about live video, a lunchtime workshop from Periscope, and a new speaker will be joining our 360-degree video panel.

The event is now sold out – but details of the next news:rewired will be announced soon.

Slides and audio – Video on the move

| July 23, 2015 – 4:26 pm | 1,687 views

As audiences spend more and more time on their mobile devices compared to desktop, this session looked at the types of video and production style which work best on the medium.

Moderated by Goldsmiths Digital Journalism Lab’s Miranda MacLachlan, the session featured presentations from Hanna Kouri, channel director at Finland’s ISTV, and Isaac Showman, managing director at Reuters TV.

WATCH: Sourcing and verifying stories on social media

| July 22, 2015 – 5:09 pm | 1,268 views
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Jochen Spangenberg is innovation manager on the Reveal Project, an initiative co-founded by the European Commission, which aims to develop tools and services that aid news organisations in verifying social media content.

In this video, he talks about the balance journalists should find between using both social media and traditional mediums to source and verify their stories, as well as the common challenges they face.

WATCH: How journalists should engage with readers in the comments

| July 22, 2015 – 4:41 pm | 1,391 views
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Ashley Muddiman, research associate on the Engaging News Project, spoke on the panel about building engaged communities at last week’s event.

In this video, she shares some of its findings and tips, such as when should journalists engage with their readers in the comments and how changing the language of these sections can help maintain a civilised conversation.

Making news videos just for mobile and on-demand viewing

| July 16, 2015 – 4:50 pm | 1,742 views
Video on the move session

Today’s teenagers don’t bother with their laptops, they go directly to mobile, Hanna Kouri, of Finnish channel ISTV, told delegates at the news:rewired conference, in London today.

How newsrooms are using short-form video to engage audiences

| February 20, 2014 – 5:38 pm | 96,356 views
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Representatives from newsrooms that use short video to engage with readers and viewers told the news:rewired conference, in London today, about there various approaches.

As it happened: Short-form video

| February 20, 2014 – 2:31 pm | 2,569 views
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Newsrooms using short video to engage with readers in a matter of minutes shared their approaches and lessons in this session of the news:rewired conference in London today.

Announcing Tout as latest sponsor of news:rewired

| February 10, 2014 – 4:05 pm | 1,815 views
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We’re pleased to confirm Tout as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference by Journalism.co.uk.

The short-form video platform, which is used by outlets such as Digital First Media and the Wall Street Journal, allows journalists to capture a range of media from breaking news footage to snappy interviews.

Michael Downing, who is founder and chief executive of Tout, will join the short-form video session at news:rewired on Thursday 20 February.

Other speakers in the session include Kamali Melbourne, online video producer at Channel 4 News, Peter Winfield, videographics director for the Economist and Matt Danzico, head of the BBC Innovation Lab.

Tickets to the event have sold out, but digital tickets are available for £100 +VAT, giving holders access to session and workshop videos after the event.

Announcing Zentrick as latest sponsor of news:rewired

| January 31, 2014 – 9:54 am | 1,834 views

We’re pleased to announce Zentrick as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference taking place on Thursday 20 February.

The platform lets users create interactive video, allowing viewers can click on certain parts in the video to venture further, before returning to the main narrative. The technology, which boosts engagement with video, has been used by news outlets including the Wall Street Journal, who utilised the platform as part of its headcam-shot video on the subject of healthcare in the US.

Frederik Neus, co-founder of Zentrick, will discuss the platform with delegates in a three minute presentation at news:rewired.

Tickets to the conference have sold out, but you can buy a digital ticket for £100 +VAT which will give you access to videos of the sessions and workshops after the event