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Business Desk West Midlands editor claims the newspapers are ‘incapable of adopting the entrepreneurial approach’ to online journalism and are ‘wrong-headed’ on paywalls
To spread the word even further about our forthcoming digital journalism event news:rewired – the nouveau niche, we are offering you the chance to win a Livescribe Pulse smartpen.
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.
Marc Reeves, former Birmingham Post editor and now editor of TheBusinessDesk.com West Midlands, has posted his thoughts on the problems facing the “old guard” and “new old guard” in when it comes to the future shape of the publishing and journalism industries, which are well worth a read at this link.
On the theme of our event on 25 June, the nouveau niche, Reeves explains how niche titles might fit in to this changing landscape.
Journalism.co.uk’s next news:rewired event will take place on 25 June 2010 at Microsoft UK’s London office.
news:rewired – the nouveau niche
It’s a one-day event for journalists and communications professionals with a specialist subject or beat. Whether you follow a specific industry or a localised community, we hope you’ll come away with new practical ideas for online publishing.
More information on speakers and the day’s agenda is available here. Tickets cost £100 +VAT. They can be booked here. PLEASE NOTE: this event is now sold out. Last minute places may become available – please telephone 01273 384293 or email edatjournalism.co.uk to check for availability.
How to follow the event online:
This Cover It Live blog will pick up all the tweets and blog posts tagged #newsrw
UltraKnowledge will be supplying a tweetwall, which can be viewed here
The BBC College of Journalism will be streaming video live (links to follow)
The first news:rewired event took place on 14 January 2010 at City University London and you can read some of the coverage here.
We’re now starting to plan our next event – focusing on journalists with a specialism, whether that’s working for a niche publisher, reporting for a B2B title or trawling your local area for stories.
We’ve got our own ideas about what should be on the agenda and who we’d like to speak, but we’re open to suggestions, offers of support and sponsorship.
Leave a comment below or email events [at] newsrewired.com.
In the final session at Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired event on 14 January, we looked ‘New journalism, new business models: how can journalism support itself online?’
To the surprise of some of our speakers, the excellent Drawnalism had been busy sketching during news:rewired last week.
Some of what the news:rewired speakers said about the opportunities available in journalism today
City University London journalism lecturer George Brock gives news:rewired a lively opening talk on adapting to seismic changes in the industry