Articles tagged with: voice-controlled devices
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.
Publishers are experimenting with smart speakers, addressing concerns around monetisation and discoverability
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.
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Rouven Leuener is group head of digital product at Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), one of the oldest Swiss, German-language newspapers. He took the lead on digital innovation five years ago and, during this time, he launched a number of digital products, such as a text-to-speech audio player feature that converts written articles into audio, to widen audience reach.
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.
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
We are pleased to announce more confirmed speakers ahead of our newsrewired conference on 6 March 2019 at Reuters, London, UK.
Rouven Leuener, group head of digital product at Neue Zürcher Zeitung; Jess Brammar, head of news at HuffPost UK; Matthew Barraclough, head of Local News Partnerships at BBC; and Nic Newman, senior research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
With as many as 30 million smart speakers sold worldwide, innovative journalists are looking to voice-controlled news distribution as a new way to reach audiences.
Devices like Amazon Echo and Google Assistant are quickly creeping into …