Thoughts from #1pound40: Can Twitter curate journalism?

Last week attended Reuters and Amplified’s #1pound40 conference. More details on the event at this link – but essentially a series of discussion on the impact and potential for social media in journalism and politics.

@documentally aka Christian Payne was hopping from table to table capturing audio of the discussion which he kindly shared using Audioboo.

Below is his ‘boo’ featuring @radiokate, @priyal, @dan_10v11 and more in response to the question posed to the delegates: can Twitter curate journalism?

And Documentally’s ‘boo’ with BBC director of global news Richard Sambrook, where the pair discuss how ‘unconferences’ work and the interplay between liveblogging, Twittering and reporting events:


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