Speakers’ posts

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Links: What is linked data and why does it matter to journalists and publishers?

Following the success of previous panel discussions about data journalism at news:rewired events, we wanted to focus on the potential of linked data for news and media organisations this time around. We’ve collected together some useful websites, blog posts and tools to give you an introduction to linked data.

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Links: Building an online community from scratch – what does it take?

As part of the build-up to news:rewired we want to give you some food for thought before each of our sessions.

So we’ll be posting a collection of tools, links and ideas relevant to each of the subjects up for discussion. Think of it like a reading list or a starting point for questions on the day.

First up is Building an Online Community from Scratch with Ed Walker, Neil Perkins and Anthony Thornton and some key blog posts from the speakers themselves and other experts.

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Where next for niche journalism and news:rewired?

Our final panellists at news:rewired – the nouveau niche did their best to challenge, provoke and predict what’s next for niche journalism. Are specialist journalists too focused on ‘the story’? How do you serve a niche audience and attract new readers? Speaking to them off-stage, we probed a little further in this video.

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