September 2013

Posts published in September 2013

Attending #newsrw and need a hotel? Delegates will receive discount at The Georgian House

Ahead of news:rewired on Friday (20 September) we’re pleased to say The Georgian House is again kindly offering delegates a 10 per cent discount on rooms.

The four-star bed and breakfast hotel is located near to Victoria Station and is just a 10 to 15 minute walk from the event venue at MSN UK, Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL.

To book a discounted room contact the hotel on 0207 834 1438, mentioning that you are attending news:rewired.

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A Wordle visualisation of who is coming to news:rewired

On 20 September we will hold our tenth news:rewired conference at the MSN UK offices in Victoria, London.

The event has already sold out, with more than 200 attendees due to take part on the day. You can see the delegate list here, or take a look at this Wordlefor a visual representation of which news outlets, PR companies, universities and other organisations, delegates are coming from:

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Publisher of Quartz Jay Lauf to deliver news:rewired keynote speech

The publisher of one-year-old news site Quartz, Jay Lauf, will deliver the keynote speech at news:rewired on Friday 20 September.

When first launched, Quartz was said to have been “built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones” for an audience of “business people in the new global economy”. As such the design keeps the stream of headlines – which can be filtered by ‘top news’, sections or topical areas called ‘obsessions’ – to the left of the page, with each article able to fill the remaining space.

In his keynote speech at news:rewired, Lauf will discuss the platform’s innovative features further, including the impact on the experience for reporters and readers alike. He will also discuss how to think about journalism for the social web.

Tickets to the conference have now sold out, with more than 200 attendees due to partake in the event, which features a full-day of presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

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Digital journalism event news:rewired is SOLD OUT!

Tickets for digital journalism conference news:rewired have now sold out, with more than 200 attendees due to attend the one-day event on 20 September.

We have a fantastic line-up of speakers from news outlets including BBC News, the Guardian, GigaOM, Quartz, ITV News, Wall Street Journal, VICE UK and many more.

The event is being held at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London.

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