The news:rewired team caught up with the Times Online web editor, Joanna Geary, The Guardian Local’s launch editor Sarah Hartley, and The Lichfield Blog’s Philip John to hear their predictions for local media in 2010
news:rewired reporters Heather Christie and Alex Walters caught up with Robin Hamman, head of social media for Headshift and Kate Day, head of communities for Telegraph.co.uk.
In the latest of our Q&As we hear from Tony Hirst, lecturer at the Open University. He blogs at OUseful.Info, where he explores the potential application of web technologies and applications to learning. He has been behind some of the most interesting uses of the Guardian’s Open Platform. At news:rewired Tony will give examples of […]
A detailed look at collecting and archiving links to keyword or hashtag-based social activity on a WordPress blog.
In the latest of our Q&As we talk to Ruth Barnett, social media correspondent for Sky News – who this week begins a new political role for the organisation’s Westminster bureau. She joined the broadcaster in 2007 as a multimedia producer and was appointed as Twitter correspondent in March 2009, before taking on her most […]
news:rewired is asking its speakers to tell us more about themselves. We put some questions to Kate Day, communities editor at the Telegraph. Kate will be moderating and participating in a morning session on social media for journalists; and an afternoon session on crowdsourcing and collaboration. So what exactly do you do at the Telegraph? […]
mySociety is behind some of the most innovative citizen and community projects in the UK: TheyWorkForYou, WhatDoTheyKnow, FixMyStreet, Mapumental, No. 10 Petitions site, PledgeBank, WriteToThem, and others. Its senior developer, Francis Irving, has worked for the charity since 2004 and will be talking about collaborative data projects at news:rewired, along with data expert Tony Hirst, from the Open University.
As previously reported, the BBC College of Journalism – publicly unveiled online this week – is to partner Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired event on 14 January 2010. Part of the BBC Academy, which also officially launched this week, bbc.co.uk/journalism will open up the BBC’s training materials to the UK, and eventually to a non-UK audience, by subscription. […]
Freelance journalist Adam Westbrook, who is speaking at news:rewired, has set-up a new meeting group (online and offline) for UK-based journalists interested in where their industry is headed.
In breakout sessions during the afternoon we’ll be looking at various news collaborations, exploring the benefits and problems of citizen media, crowdsourcing, and commercial and new non-profit partnerships.