While scholars have the power to prompt journalists to face uncomfortable professional truths, change is not always welcome
news:rewired proudly announces live journalism platform ScribbleLive as a sponsor
With only two weeks left until news:rewired – beyond the story we are happy to announce live journalism Platform ScribbleLive as gold sponsor for the event.
#ge2010: Four online resources for reporting politics
As the election fever dies down, the Not on the Wires team share and explain four online resources for reporting politics
news:rewired – the nouveau niche proudly announces Kyte as a silver sponsor
news:rewired is proud to announce video platform Kyte as a silver sponsor for our second news:rewired event at Microsoft UK, London, on 25 June 2010.
Audio: Tony Hirst on data mashing
Courtesy of Glyn Mottershead, one of the delegates at news:rewired, here’s audio of Tony Hirst from the Open University talking about in-browser data-mashing for journalists.
Speaker Presentations: Tony Hirst and data mashing
In the data mashing session, Open University lecturer Tony Hirst presented on ‘Playing with data – all you need is glue’.
Blog round-up: Posts on the sessions at news:rewired
If you attended news:rewired but missed some talks or you couldn’t make the day altogether, below is a round-up of coverage from the sessions.
The success of volunteer-driven local media depends on a platform for marginalised voices and good human relations, delegates were told.
FOI – “Poking the beast of authority”
Citizens are now able “poke the beast of authority” at the touch of a button, according to Francis Irving, senior developer at mySociety.org
Issue of citizen journalism produces heated debate
The afternoon crowdsourcing session at news:rewired was dominated by disagreements about the value of citizen journalism