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This post features video filmed by the BBC College of Journalism of Charlie Beckett, founding director of POLIS, the media think-tank at the London School of Economics, delivering the keynote speech at news:rewired – connected journalism on Thursday (6 October).
Keep up to date with what is happening at news:rewired – connected journalism on Thursday, 6 October on Twitter, SoundCloud and on the news:rewired blog
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Ahead of news:rewired next week, here are some links to relevant reading for session 2A. The session will look at the ways journalists can take advantage of free online tools to break out of relying on the standard article format for news and features, and when and for what stories different tools are appropriate.
When should you curate other people’s content? When should you liveblog? When should you create a audio slideshow, visualisation, or video package?
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.
Collaborative data platform BuzzData has been named as the latest sponsor of Journalism.co.uk ‘s news:rewired – connected journalism conference, on 6 October.
Communications director Momoko Price will join the final panel of the day to discuss the future of collaboration in journalism and how journalists can make the most of the open web environment, share data and encourage greater transparency through greater accessibility and awareness of information.
We catch up with some of the delegates at the end of the latest news:rewired event – noise to signal, to ask them what they thought of the line-up, what they will take away from the sessions, and how they will follow up on some of the lessons from the day
We’ve rounded up some of the best coverage of news:rewired from speakers and delegates alike and collected it together in one handy post.
Speaker Nicola Hughes – DataMinerUK has written a detailed summary of her talk in the sorting the social media chaos session, complete with tips on her favourite journalism tools.
On the Reuters Blog Mark Jones, who spoke in the social media strategy session, used Storify to round up Tweets, pictures and text from across the day.
And RBI’s Adam Tinworth heroically liveblogged every session he was in. Including the liveblogging session.
For all this and more, continue reading…
Journalism.co.uk’s next news:rewired event will take place on 27 May at Thomson Reuters’ London offices.
What’s it about?
news:rewired – noise to signal is a one-day event for journalists and communications professionals who want to learn more about the latest tools and strategies to filter large datasets, social networks, and audience metrics into a clear signal for both the editorial and business side of the news industry.
Panel sessions will cover: the data journalism toolkit, audience and demographic data, building social media strategies; measuring online reputation; developing the data story through visualisations; community engagement; and how to effectively filter and verify the social media information flow.
Who’s it for?
news:rewired events are for: working journalists with an interest in digital media; media trainers and students; journalism and communications academics; PR and communications professionals; and anyone interested in the future of the journalism and media industries.
How can I learn more?
We’re eager to open up the planning process this time around and hear from the people that attend our events. What would you like to see covered at our next conference? In what format?
Feel free to contribute ideas on themes, sessions, or workshops, or areas of the industry you like to discuss, or on particular tools and techniques you’d like to see covered.
We catch up with some of the delegates at the end of the latest news:rewired event – beyond the story, to ask them what their favourite sessions were, what they will take away from the day’s events and what they thought of the line-up
The one-day event looked at the processes and technology beyond producing content which could help make journalism more powerful. Sessions included discussions on building a community from scratch, search engine optimisation, linked data and the semantic web and the digital production desk.