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Presentations and video from session #2B: business models in community journalism

This post features presentations from some of the speakers who appeared on the panel for session 2B at news:rewired, which included Turi Munthe, founder, Demotix; Philip Trippenbach, editor-in-chief, Citizenside; Rick Waghorn, founder, Addiply and Henry Peirse, founder and CEO of GRN.

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Links: Business models in community journalism

This post is the latest in a series published in the lead up to news:rewired – connected journalism, where we compile a collection of links on each session topic, to offer some useful background reading for delegates before the event.

In this post we look at session 2B, which will cover some of the business models currently being built and adopted within community-focused journalism. While other sessions in the day will look at how journalists can collaborate to improve their journalism, this panel will discuss the different ways the community can help to fund certain forms of journalism, either directly, or by producing content which is of value to publishers.

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Announcing the final session: The future of collaboration in digital journalism

The final session of news:rewired – connected journalism will look at some of the key issues raised in a world of participatory journalism: the “digital-first” mentality, the values and standards of the link economy and the role and responsibilities of journalists and news organisation as active members of the open-web community.

Speakers already confirmed for this session are Steve Herrmann, editor of BBC News Online, and Anthony De Rosa, social media editor at Reuters (via Skype). More speakers will be announced shortly.

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Announcing news:rewired – connected journalism, 6 October 2011

Journalism.co.uk’s next news:rewired event will take place on 6 October at MSN’s London offices in Victoria.

news:rewired – connected journalism will look at the latest opportunities for collaboration in the newsroom given the evolution of new digital journalism roles, and how reporters can work with the wider community to improve, fund and find the journalism of the future.

Buy tickets here at the price of £130 (+VAT).

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Links: Session 2B – social media strategy

The social media strategy session at news:rewired – noise to signal takes a closer look at how news organisations are using social media to report and engage with online communities.
How can journalists measure the impact of their online reputation?
This selection of resources shows examples of how political journalists broadcast their work online and interact with one another.
There are also guides to social networking policies, Twitter style, and Facebook news feeds.

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Announcing the final session: Is liveblogging rewriting journalism?

Liveblogging has been called the “death of journalism” to the “embodiment of its future“. However people feel about it, it is a big issue for online journalism.
From election coverage to civil unrest, to the arrest of Julian Assange, liveblogging has been used to cover fast-moving stories.
Different formats are used by a variety of news organisations from newspapers to broadcasters.
The final session of news:rewired will take a close look at liveblogging and what it means for online journalism, hearing from those who use the format every day.

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Links: Session 2A – developing the data story

We’re back with another collection of useful links and resources in the run up to news:rewired – noise to signal, this time looking at session 2A: Developing the data story. Speakers on the panel will include Michael Robinson, head of infographics, the Guardian and Federica Cocco, editor, OWNI.eu, with more speakers to follow. I’m going […]

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news:rewired – hear more about ‘noise to signal’ from our speakers

We spoke to three of our speakers to give you a better idea of some of the issues that will be covered on the day.

Greg Hadfield, director of strategic projects, Cogapp, discusses his work on “open-data cities” and the benefits of open data to journalists, developers, and others; Robin Hamman, director of digital, Edelman, talks about innovation in social media strategy and where media organisations should start; and Matt Wells, blogs editor, the Guardian, explains why journalists should be making the most of social media platforms for news sourcing and verification

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