3 different approaches to wearables in news

Google Glass 2

With Apple announcing its Apple Watch for early next year, and Samsung unveiling the latest model of its Samsung Gear smart watch, wearables are becoming more available to consumers.

In this podcast, we hear about some of the apps news outlets have already built for smart watches and Google Glass, and how news consumption on wearables could work in the future.

This week's guests are:


Social audio tips from the Next Radio Conference

Recorded at the Next Radio Conference, this podcast features advice from SoundCloud for creating shareable audio, and two major broadcasters give an insight into their social strategy

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Sound archives - two projects bringing new life to old audio

All over the world, broadcasters are sitting on a wealth of old sound material - but how do you make it searchable and available?

Social content - getting your material liked and shared

What content works well on social media? What motivates people to share? In this week's podcast we look at how publishers are tapping into people's emotions and engaging online audiences in new ways.

Posted by Paul McNally on 29/08/14

What are the risks of vicarious trauma among journalists?

Viewing graphic images and footage is an increasing part of the job for many journalists, but what effect can this have and what can we do about it?

Posted by Alastair Reid on 22/08/14

How constructive journalism can offer a more positive approach to news

Bad news might sell, some say, but constructive journalism aims to discuss proposed solutions to a problem

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 15/08/14

Challenges and opportunities in personalised speech radio

After Flipboard for text and Spotify and Pandora for music, it's the turn of public radio to embrace personalisation.

Posted by Alastair Reid on 08/08/14

Google and the 'right to be forgotten'

What does the recent ruling allowing people to request the removal of stories from Google search results mean? Does it matter? And how are online publishers responding to it?

Posted by Paul McNally on 18/07/14

How to make audio formats more socially shareable

Case studies and tips in producing audio content to generate shares and discussion on social networks, from three people currently experimenting in this field

Posted by Abigail Edge on 13/06/14

How NPR is innovating with social, visual and digital products

A look at digital strategy at National Public Radio, and the challenges and strategies being employed around visual content, social media and digital products

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 06/06/14

The death of the homepage, or another evolution?

Figures detailing the decline in homepage traffic to the NYTimes.com sparked a new debate about the relevance of homepages in the age of social media, but is it really that bad?

Posted by Alastair Reid on 30/05/14

Monitoring the web: practical tips and tools for journalists

Advice for journalists monitoring their patch on social media and elsewhere online

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 23/05/14

Social media tips for local news organisations

Online editors from two of the UK's most popular news organisations on social media share their advice for Local Newspaper Week

Posted by Alastair Reid on 16/05/14

Three case studies in narrative journalism

A journalist, a researcher and a long-form publisher discuss their approaches to narrative journalism, and the challenges of producing long-form content.

Posted by Abigail Edge on 09/05/14

How sports reporting is responding to digital opportunities

A look at how both traditional media companies and digital-only outlets have responded to digital opportunities, particularly around live engagement, mobile audiences and data

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 02/05/14

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