March 2013

Posts published in March 2013

A look at what’s in store for news:rewired delegates

On Friday 19 April will run its next news:rewired digital journalism conference at MSN UK’s offices in London, Victoria.

The one-day conference looks likely to sell out, but for now the remaining tickets can still be purchased for just £130 +VAT at this link.

We have spent the last few weeks building a fantastic line-up of speakers, who will share practical tips, inspiring case studies and key digital journalism techniques with delegates on the day, across a series of sessions and workshops.

See the full agenda here.

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Announcing Newsmodo as latest news:rewired sponsor

We’re pleased to announce Newsmodo, a new freelance content marketplace set up in Australia, as the latest sponsor of digital journalism conference news:rewired.

The conference, run by, takes place on Friday 19 April at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London. reported on Newsmodo earlier in the year. Journalists can use the platform to put together an online portfolio, and then sell their multimedia work to news outlets.

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Announcing ipadio as latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re pleased to announce award-winning technology and communications company ipadio as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, which takes place on Friday 19 April at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London.

Journalists can use ipadio’s app to work with audio, both to record as well as broadcast live. It also offers the ability to record phone interviews. According to ipadio, which was set up in 2009, its technology is now in use across 180 countries.

Co-founder and chief executive Dr Mark Smith will be speaking at news:rewired, within the mobile multimedia workshop.

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Facebook’s Vadim Lavrusik to deliver news:rewired keynote

Vadim Lavrusik is to deliver the keynote presentation at news:rewired on 19 April.

Lavrusik is journalism programme manager at Facebook, and a professor teaching social media journalism at Columbia University.

Before joining Facebook in 2011, Lavrusik was community manager and social strategist at Mashable; prior to that he was social media specialist at the New York Times.

Lavrusik’s keynote presentation at news:rewired will be highly practical. He will go through best practice, advising journalists how to get the most out of Facebook Subscribe, Open Graph Search, Facebook Groups, Facebook for Journalists, and other tools.

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