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Announcing NewsWhip Spike as latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re pleased to announce NewsWhip as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism conference.

The one-day event takes place on Friday 20 September at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London. The agenda is filled with presentations, demonstrations and practical workshops aimed at sharing the latest techniques and tools for producing the best digital journalism.

NewsWhip was established in 2011 and aims to help users “find the best news stories online”. Its Spike tool, which is aimed at journalists, delivers “a live ranking of the news that’s emerging and spreading fastest in hundreds of topic and geographical niches”.

NewsWhip chief executive Paul Quigley will join the opening session at news:rewired, which will focus on breaking news and some of the different digital tools journalists can use to find and share the latest updates with their audience.

Tickets for news:rewired cost just £130 +VAT for the full day, including lunch, refreshments and after-event networking drinks. They are close to selling out, so buy now to avoid disappointment

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Announcing @VoxPopMe as latest sponsor of news:rewired

We’re pleased to announce VoxPopMe as the latest sponsor of news:rewired, which is being held at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London next month.

VoxPopMe, which journalists can use to collect ‘videopinions’ from the public via their mobile phone, will deliver a short presentation at the one-day digital journalism conference on Friday 20 September.

We still have some tickets left to news:rewired, although these are limited and expected to sell out. Buy yours now for just £130 +VAT.

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What delegates can look forward to at digital journalism event news:rewired

Here at Journalism.co.uk we’re counting down the days until our next digital journalism conference news:rewired, which takes place on Friday 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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Announcing Scoopshot as latest news:rewired sponsor

Scoopshot will sponsor news:rewired, and join the verification workshop alongside Storyful’s Claire Wardle.

Scoopshot helps news outlets collect images from the crowd, with users able to download Scoopshot’s app and then receive image-related tasks from the media.

Scoopshot’s vice president Eric Siereveld will join the verification workshop, in which he will discuss Scoopshot’s own authenticity tools for its clients. Journalism.co.uk reported on how Scoopshot handles verification last year.

The verification workshop is also being run by Storyful’s director of news services Claire Wardle, who will outline some of the key verification tools and techniques, to ensure news outlets are able to separate fact from fiction, often in breaking news events.

Tickets to news:rewired are still available for just £130 +VAT, although spaces are limited. You can also find the agenda and list of speakers confirmed so far online.

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Announcing Shorthand as latest news:rewired sponsor

Shorthand, which can be used to create visually compelling and interactive stories online, is the latest sponsor of news:rewired.

Executive manager Ben Fogarty will join the final panel session at news:rewired on ‘breaking article boundaries’.

The panel will also feature Francesca Panetta, multimedia special projects, the Guardian; Mathew Ingram, senior writer, GigaOm and Jason Mills, editor, web, ITV News.

The one-day event takes place on Friday 20 September at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London.

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LinkedIn to run workshop for journalists at news:rewired

The next news:rewired digital journalism conference, which takes place on Friday 20 September, will cover a range of subjects, including breaking news, verification, mapping and online video.

The agenda will also offer a variation of session styles, from panel discussions and case-study presentations, to more practical workshops.

One of the workshops which will be on offer to delegates at the event will focus on LinkedIn, giving delegates a run-through of the different features available to help them in their news.

The workshop will be run by Richard George, corporate communications manager, EMEA, LinkedIn and Darain Faraz, communications manager, LinkedIn.

The workshop will help journalists:

Find out how the world’s largest professional network can power your reporting: from finding expert comment and keeping up-to-date with the organisation on your beat, to establishing your own professional identity and driving traffic for your stories.

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First speakers confirmed for news:rewired digital journalism conference (20 Sept)

Last week we announced the first of the subjects to be covered at the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, which returns to MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London, on Friday 20 September.

news:rewired is a one-day digital journalism conference run by Journalism.co.uk. September’s event will be our tenth event, and will focus on key innovations from newsrooms in the UK and abroad, the latest tools being harnessed by digital journalists and best practice pointers from industry experts. The event is aimed at anyone with an interest in the latest digital journalism techniques and staying ahead of the curve.

Today, we’re pleased to announce the first speakers to be confirmed for September’s news:rewired: Richard Moynihan, social media and community manager, Metro, @richjm, Chris Hamilton, social media editor, BBC News, @chrishams, Claire Wardle, director of news services, Storyful, @cward1e, James Ball, data editor, the Guardian, @jamesrbuk, Daniel Ionescu, managing editor, the Lincolnite, @danielionescu, Richard George, corporate communications manager, EMEA, LinkedIn, @RichardAGeorge, Darain Faraz, communications manager, LinkedIn, @darainfaraz

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Announcing the first topics for news:rewired on 20 September

Here at Journalism.co.uk we’ve been busy working on ideas for our next news:rewired digital journalism conference, which takes place in London on Friday 20 September.

It is our tenth event, the second so far in 2013, and we’re planning a jam-packed day of inspiring presentations, practical workshops, expert tips and techniques and plenty of food-for-thought.

We will continue to work on the agenda over the coming weeks, but for now, here are just a few of the subjects we plan to cover on the day:

breaking news and crisis journalism
verification tools and techniques
online video

We will be announcing more details on the agenda and speaker line-up very soon.

If you’re interested in attending the one-day event on Friday 20 September, which will be held in London at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, then you can buy limited early bird discount tickets for just £95 +VAT.

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Video: Digital journalism ethics and standards panel

Video of the final session at last month’s news:rewired digital journalism conference. The final session assembled a panel to discuss online journalism ethics and standards issues.

The panel featured: Tom Standage, digital editor, the Economist; Jenny Rigby, social media and special projects producer, Channel 4 News; Sean Ingle, sports editor, Guardian.co.uk; Martin Bryant, managing editor, The Next Web.

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