Presentations and video: Building participatory news communities

Image by Mark Hakkansson.
Image by Mark Hakkansson.

A panel of experts in building news communities came together at news:rewired on Friday 19 April to discuss best practice in turning communities into active contributors – and why.

The panel featured:

  • Blair Hickman, social media producer, ProPublica
  • Jo Kelly, communities editor, Trinity Mirror regionals
  • Sarah Brown, producer, CNN iReport
  • Niko Ruokosuo, chief executive, Scoopshot

The discussion was moderated by social media consultant Gabrielle Laine-Peters.

Below is a video of the discussion, filmed by James Goldburn and Jeremy Evans.

Here are copies of the presentations delivered by the panel.

Blair Hickman, ProPublica

Jo Kelly, Trinity Mirror Regionals

Sarah Brown, CNN iReport

Niko Ruokosuo, Scoopshot

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