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#newsrw: Save the date – the next news:rewired will be 3 February

What is it? news:rewired (#newsrw) is a one-day conference on the latest developments in digital journalism. Organised by Journalism.co.uk, it is an opportunity to hear key industry speakers and learn about the latest trends and tools.

Who should attend? Journalists, industry professionals, social media coordinators and PRs.

We are currently putting together the programme and will announce the sessions over the next few weeks.

Previous news:rewired speakers include: Xavier Damman, co-founder of Storify; Heather Brooke, known for her role in bringing MPs expenses to light; Simon Rogers, editor of the Guardian’s Datablog and Datastore; and Steve Herrmann, editor of BBC News.


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#newsrw buzz: Round-up of blog posts from news:rewired – connected journalism

A round-up of some of the blogs posts written by delegates and speakers at Journalism.co.uk conference news:rewired – connected journalism, which was held at MSN’s London offices on Thursday, 6 October

This post includes links to session summaries, reflective blog posts and videos

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Links: Using free online tools to enhance storytelling

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?


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Links: Business models in community journalism

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.

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Announcing BuzzData as latest sponsor of news:rewired – connected journalism

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.

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#newsrw: A round-up of the best blogs from news:rewired – noise to signal

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…

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Announcing news:rewired – noise to signal, 27 May 2011

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?

Book Your Place!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?

You can see the full agenda here. You can also subscribe to the news:rewired site to receive updates about the event at this link, or email rachel [at] journalism.co.uk for more information.

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