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10 December 2012 1,895 views No Comment By

The first panel session at news:rewired – digital stories looked at the ways journalists can find conversations taking place on various social media platforms, discover news leads and tune in to audience reactions. It also looked at how to measure the success of your own ‘social conversations’ as a journalist or news outlet.

The panel consisted of: Ian Barber, senior developer advocate, Google+; Katie Rogers, social news editor, Guardian US; Dave Wyllie, editor, BreakingNews.com; Catriona Oldershaw, UK managing director, Synthesio. It was moderated by Gabrielle Laine-Peters, social media consultant.

Ian Barber, senior developer advocate, Google+

Google+ for journalists, by Ian Barber from John Thompson
Catriona Oldershaw, UK managing director, Synthesio

Paid-for social media tools for journalists from John Thompson
Katie did not use slides. We will upload Dave’s slides if we get permission.
Session coverage:

As it happened: Tips for journalists on collecting social media conversations, liveblog by George Berridge on news:rewired

How news groups use social media to build stories, by Elena Cresci on news:rewired

The philosophy of BreakingNews.com, by Martin Belam

Curating social media during Hurricane Sandy for the Guardian, by Martin Belam

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