The success of volunteer-driven local media depends on a platform for marginalised voices and good human relations, delegates were told.
In the next week we’ll be posting videos, pictures, speaker presentations and links to coverage of news:rewired so you can catch up on any sessions you missed.
Citizens are now able “poke the beast of authority” at the touch of a button, according to Francis Irving, senior developer at mySociety.org
Some of what the news:rewired speakers said about the opportunities available in journalism today
James Fryer, deputy editor of online Gloucestershire arts and entertainments guide SoGlos.com, outlines his top five do’s and don’ts for success online
The news:rewired team caught up with BBC College of Journalism editor Kevin Marsh. Audio here
The afternoon crowdsourcing session at news:rewired was dominated by disagreements about the value of citizen journalism
The news:rewired team caught up with the Times Online web editor, Joanna Geary, The Guardian Local’s launch editor Sarah Hartley, and The Lichfield Blog’s Philip John to hear their predictions for local media in 2010
Francis Irving, senior developer at mySociety.org, the organisation behind Freedom of Information website Whatdotheyknow.com, shares his thoughts on the future pf public data access in the UK
The Times Online web developer Joanna Geary and the Guardian Local’s launch editor, Sarah Hartley discuss citizen journalism and local media